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Foundations & Grants: Baltimore & Maryland Resources

This guide will help you find information on nonprofit organizations, philanthropic foundations, sources for grants, and help with grant writing.

Maryland Resources

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Maryland Governor's Grants Office

Information on state, federal, and foundation grants; lists Maryland grants that are currently available.



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Maryland Nonprofits

Maryland Nonprofits is an association of over 1,500 nonprofit organizations, designed to enhance and support the mission of philanthropic organizations across the state.

Baltimore Area Resources

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Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts


The Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts works to organize special events promoting diversity in the arts in and around the Baltimore area. Several grant programs are offered through this organization.

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Baltimore Community Foundation


The BCF "focuses on education and neighborhoods, organizing grants, initiatives and advocacy around our vision for Baltimore." Look here for help establishing a charitable fund as well as applying for grants and scholarships.


Association of Baltimore Area Grantmakers (ABAG)


A network of Baltimore-area grantmakers, made of over 130 private and community foundations, donor advised funds, and corporations with strategic grantmaking programs.