Program Name: Martial Arts and Tutoring for Underprivileged Youth
Award Amount: $16,780
Project Description: The Martial Club of Baltimore is a new community organization founded February 2018 that uses martial arts to promote a healthy lifestyle and provide a friendly environment for competitive training for young athletes from underprivileged demographics. The goal is to become a community gym and after school tutoring facility, to provide a safe environment for youths to learn martial arts. All funds received will be used to support the start-up of the organization. The Program will provide martial arts and tutoring to children ages 7-13; purchase and install an HVAC system and furnace into the building to provide year-round programming; and purchase uniforms and protective gear for young people.