Year One

National Great Black in Wax Museum

Program Name: Creating Possibilities from Probabilities for Baltimore’s Youth Award Amount: $200,000 Partner(s): Growing Griots Literacy Learning Program of the Griots Circle of Maryland, National Association of Black Storytellers, Discover ME/ Recover ME: Healing and Enrichment through the

Building Arts and Minds, Inc.

Program Name: BAAMARTS Award Amount: $62,480 Project Description: BAAMARTS is an Out-of-School-Time (OST) high school arts program serving 75 youth, grades 9-12, at Patterson High School in Baltimore’s Hopkins Bayview neighborhood. Patterson has (77%) low-income students and a state-high

Beadly Speaking

Program Name: Beadly Speaking Jewelry Program Award Amount: $9,000 Project Description: The Beadly Speaking Jewelry Making Program will address issues facing our community from a unique perspective. There will be a topic or question that will be related to the jewelry-making activity of the


Program Name: AZIZA PE&CE Award Amount: $200,000 Partner(s): IDEAL Project Description: ILLUMINATE is a collaboration between AZIZA/PE&CE, an award winning fiscally sponsored organization committed to marginalized youth (specifically young women and LGBTQ+ youth), and IDEAL, a national