Basic Human Needs & Health
The Foundation supports programs that meet the basic needs of individuals, families, and communities. These include programs in the areas of homeless services, economic assistance, food security, and health.
Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, Inc.
$200,000 program grant over two years ($125,000/$75,000) to support the Children’s Medical Practice improvement program that will expand and enhance family-centered medical home services, family health screenings, and interpreter services.
Marian House, Inc.
$75,000 operating grant to support the general operations of this organization that provides housing and supportive services for homeless women and children.
St. Ann’s Center for Children, Youth, and Families
$75,000 program grant over two years ($50,000/$25,000) to support Faith House and Hope House, programs that serve homeless families in residential settings.
$75,000 operating grant to support the general operations of this organization that provides substance abuse treatment and recovery programs.
Education - Israel
Ben Shemen Youth Village*
Ben Shemen, Israel
$214,000 capital grant to support the renovation of two dormitories that serve at-risk youth.
The Kedma Youth Village*
$213,000 capital grant to support the renovation of a dormitory at this village that provides therapeutic and educational services to vulnerable youth.
The Meir Shfeyah Youth Village*
Tel Aviv, Israel
$185,000 capital grant to support the renovation of a dormitory at this village that provides educational services to vulnerable youth.
Aloney Yitchak Youth Village*
$140,000 capital grant to support the renovation of a dormitory that serves at-risk youth.
Galim Youth Village*
Tirat Carmel, Israel
$140,000 capital grant to support the renovation of two dormitories at this village that provides educational services to advantaged and disadvantaged youth.
General Community Support
This program area includes support for Jewish causes worldwide, grants to organizations that distribute funds to many of the Foundation’s priority areas, and local community development efforts including renovation or construction of affordable housing and neighborhood revitalization.
Healthy Neighborhoods, Inc.
$200,000 program grant over two years ($100,000 per year) to support the community partnership work of this organization that acts as an intermediary for neighborhoods by providing below-market loans as well as funding for capital improvements, marketing, and schools.
This is the single largest area of grantmaking by The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation. The Foundation remains committed to providing support to older adults to live dignified, meaningful, and engaged lives in the community and to maintain their independence for as long as possible.
Hebrew Home for the Aged at Riverdale
$950,000 program grant over two years ($500,000/$450,000) to support the Weinberg Center for Elder Abuse, Prevention, Intervention, and Research that works to prevent and intervene in the abuse of older adults by providing emergency services, public and professional education regarding elder abuse, and support to other elder abuse shelters through the SPRING Alliance.
National Council on the Aging, Inc.
$640,000 program grant over two years ($350,000/$290,000) to support the second phase of the Economic Security Initiative, including the Economic Check Up project, an online tool designed to strengthen networks of local, older adult serving partners; to reach vulnerable or isolated seniors and their caregivers directly; and to support the creation of 5 Economic Security Centers in Maryland.
Baltimore City Health Department, Office on Aging and Care Services
$180,000 capital grant to support the renovation of the Waxter Center, one of 13 City-owned senior centers, and to complete its senior-friendly, state-of-the-art exercise facility.
National Community Reinvestment Coalition, Inc.
$175,000 program grant to support the Age-Friendly Banking program that provides products, services, and protections for older adults in order to increase their income, reduce fees, and prevent fraud and financial abuse.
American Society on Aging
Maryland and Northeastern Pennsylvania
$25,000 operating grant to fund the participation of 15 professionals employed in older adult service organizations as part of the “Making Maryland the Best Place to Grow Old” initiative.
Partners In Care, Inc.
$30,000 Maryland Small Grant to support the conversion of this organization’s current database into a web-based platform with software known as “Time and Talents.”
The Weinberg Foundation is committed to helping people to help themselves by obtaining and keeping employment, preferably on a career track. The Foundation funds programs which provide the "life-tools" for clients to lift themselves from poverty into solid self-support.
Jane Addams Resource Corporation
Baltimore, MD and Chicago, IL
$450,000 operating grant over two years ($250,000/$200,000) to support the general operations of this organization that will provide a training program to address skill gaps in the manufacturing sector.
Grameen America, Inc.
New York, NY
$100,000 capital grant to support this organization’s capital improvement project that will outfit ten branches with the goal of sustaining national growth.
* All grants with an asterisk are paid to either United Israel Appeal (U.I.A.) or PEF Israel Endowment Funds with the recommendation, but not requirement, that they be distributed as described.