IBM recently inaugurated the Smarter Cities Challenge, a competitive grant program that will award $50 million worth of technology and services to help 100 municipalities across the world — including Baltimore. Teams of IBM experts will provide city leaders with ...Read More »
Each year on Nov. 15, our country celebrates National Philanthropy Day, the occasion set aside to recognize and pay tribute to the great contributions that philanthropy — and those people active in the philanthropic community — have made to our ...Read More »
We’ve got good news, Baltimore. Living Cities, a collaborative of 22 of the world’s largest foundations and financial institutions, announced last week that Baltimore is one of five cities selected to participate as part of its national Integration Initiative. The ...Read More »
“Leverage” is a word that we are hearing a lot lately, and it’s something that has recently been done very effectively by local government and the nonprofit sector. In July 2009, Baltimore received $15.7 million in federal stimulus funds for ...Read More »
Philanthropies in Maryland often focus their resources on specific jurisdictions or regions, whether Baltimore City, the Eastern Shore or Southern Maryland. This makes sense, because targeting resources can help funders have a measurable impact over time. However, it is important ...
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