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The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation is one of the largest private charitable foundations in the United States. Our sole purpose is to assist low-income and vulnerable individuals and families through nonprofit grants to direct-service providers. We invite you to learn more about the Foundation by visiting the rest of our site. Please click here to see videos highlighting the Foundation's work.

Program Areas

The Weinberg Foundation awards grants through six areas of giving: Older Adults, Workforce Development, Basic Human Needs and Health, Disabilities, Education, and General Community Support.

  • Basic Human Needs & Health

    Basic Human Needs & Health

    The Foundation supports organizations that assist people to meet their basic needs and move toward self-sufficiency. The major goals are to prevent and end homelessness; provide sufficient and nutritious food; and increase access to primary health care. Learn More
  • Disabilities


    The Foundation supports organizations and programs that respect and promote the independence, integration, individual choice, and civil rights of children and adults with intellectual, physical, and sensory disabilities, as necessary preconditions for a good life. Learn More
  • Education


    The Foundation supports organizations and programs committed to ensuring that children are ready for kindergarten; achieve grade-level academic performance in reading, math, and science; and graduate from high school prepared for college and the workplace. Learn More
  • General Community Support

    General Community Support

    This area of giving includes support of Jewish and non-Jewish community development efforts including major programs of coalition charity organizations. Grants made within this program area also support efforts such as renovation or construction of affordable housing, neighborhood revitalization, and community improvement projects in low-income neighborhoods. Learn More
  • Older Adults

    Older Adults

    This is the largest single area of grantmaking by The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation. The Foundation seeks to fund organizations that help the frailest, poorest older adults to live dignified, meaningful, and engaged lives in the community and maintain their independence for as long as possible. Learn More
  • Workforce Development

    Workforce Development

    The Weinberg Foundation is committed to helping people help themselves by obtaining and retaining employment, preferably on a career track. The Foundation supports programs that provide the “life-tools” for clients to lift themselves from poverty into solid self-support. Learn More

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Latest News

  • fay-hartog-levin
    November 11, 2015

    Weinberg Foundation Names Former Ambassador as New Trustee

    The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation today hosted a celebration of the past year of philanthropy with its Annual Community Gathering. The event included the announcement and introduction of the Weinberg Foundation’s next Trustee, Ambassador Fay Hartog-Levin, as well as keynote remarks by Daniel Lubetzky, CEO and Founder of KIND Healthy Snacks and the KIND Movement.

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  • emp-giving-2015
    October 28, 2015

    Weinberg Foundation Employees Award $480,000 as Grantmakers for a Day

    The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation hosts its 9th annual Employee Giving Program. At the event, 24 employees each presented a check for $20,000 to a Maryland nonprofit consistent with the Foundation’s mission and grant guidelines.

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  • Dr. Gregory Thornton
    September 22, 2015

    Weinberg Foundation Dedicates 10th and 11th Libraries in Baltimore City Public Schools

    The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation today hosted a celebration marking the grand openings of the 10th and 11th libraries renovated as part of the Baltimore Elementary and Middle School Library Project. The newly renovated spaces are located at Westport Academy and Commodore John Rodgers Elementary/Middle School.

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