The Weinberg Foundation recently approved more than 50 grants totaling $24 million supporting the areas of Housing, Health, Jobs, Education, and Community Services. This does not include COVID-19 emergency grants, which are updated regularly on our website.

Housing

Stable housing provides a foundation for individuals, children, and families to lead healthy and productive lives. Without housing, people are unable to focus on education, employment, health care, and meeting other basic needs.

Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development
Throughout Maryland and Illinois
$3,000,000 capital grant to support the continuation of the Deeply Affordable Housing program, which provides affordable apartments that help people with disabilities live independently and within their communities. https://dhcd.maryland.gov/pages/default.aspx

IFF (Illinois Facilities Fund)
Chicago, IL
$1,250,000 capital grant to support the development of seven new buildings that will provide 20 units of accessible, integrated housing for people with disabilities. https://iff.org/

Services & Advocacy for LGBT Elders (SAGE)
Throughout the United States
$1,200,000 program grant to support this organization’s National LGBT Elder Housing Initiative (NHI) with the goal of encouraging LGBT-friendly affordable housing projects nationally. https://www.sageusa.org 

St. Vincent de Paul Society of Baltimore
Baltimore, MD
$200,000 program grant to support the Young Adult Rapid Rehousing Program and Young Adult Permanent Supportive Housing Program—new initiatives that will provide young adults with stable housing and supportive services. https://www.vincentbaltimore.org/

Springboard Community Services
Baltimore, MD
$65,000 program grant to support the COMPASS Family Based Setting Program, a new initiative that will help young adults at risk of or experiencing homelessness develop meaningful and enduring connection with support networks. https://www.springboardmd.org/

Health

Good health is essential to help people move and remain out of poverty. Poor physical or mental health can prevent or complicate the pursuit of education, employment, and other opportunities for economic mobility.

EveryMind
Throughout Maryland
$600,000 program grant to support ServingTogether, a program that connects veterans and their families to government and community-based services with the goal of reintegrating them into their communities and addressing mental health and wellness needs. https://www.every-mind.org/

Manna House
Baltimore, MD
$500,000 capital grant to support the renovation of this organization’s facility with the goal of improving the delivery of essential services, including meals, showers, clothing, and case management for individuals experiencing homelessness. https://mannahouseinc.org/

AHARO
Throughout Hawai‘i
$450,000 capital grant to support the Hawai‘i Telehealth Project, an initiative to adopt telehealth technology at five health centers serving rural communities. http://www.aharo.net/

UJA Federation of New York
New York, NY
$370,000 capital grant to support the expansion of digital technology to food pantries with the goal of helping individuals and families select healthy food options in a format that maintains choice and dignity. https://www.ujafedny.org/

Civic Works
Baltimore, MD
$350,000 capital grant to support the Baltimore County Age-Friendly Upgrades for Seniors (BCAUSE) program, an initiative that enables older adult homeowners to remain independent by providing home modifications and repairs, as well as wraparound services. http://civicworks.com/

Ceeds of Peace
Throughout Hawai‘i
$325,000 program grant to support the Resilient Community Schools Partnership that provides trauma-sensitive practices and wraparound prevention and intervention services for students at six elementary schools in rural communities. https://www.ceedsofpeace.org/

Eliza Bryant Village
Cleveland, OH
$300,000 capital grant to support the renovation of a wing in this organization’s new Elder Justice Center, which provides temporary, safe housing, including therapeutic support, socialization, and case management, for older adults who have experienced abuse or trauma. https://www.elizabryant.org/

UMRC Foundation
Chelsea, MI
$250,000 capital grant to support the construction of an addition to this organization’s facility, as well as upgrades to the Thorne PACE (Program for All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly) center, which will enable older adults who are eligible for nursing home care to age in their communities with maximum independence and quality of life. https://umrc.com/umrc-foundation/

Rebuilding Together Baltimore
Baltimore, MD
$230,000 capital grant to support the Baltimore County Age-Friendly Upgrades for Seniors (BCAUSE) program, an initiative that enables older adult homeowners to remain independent by providing home modifications and repairs, as well as wraparound services. https://www.rtbaltimore.org/

Jewish Community Council of Greater Coney Island
Brooklyn, NY
$200,000 program grant to support the enhancement and expansion of this organization’s Senior Citizen Transportation program, which enables older adults to remain independent, safe, and connected to family and supportive services. https://www.jccgci.org/

Roberta’s House
Baltimore, MD
$200,000 operating grant to support the general operations of this organization, which provides grief support for survivors of violence and other forms of trauma. https://robertashouse.org/

Service Program for Older People
New York, NY
$200,000 program grant to support the construction of a behavioral health clinic at the Crotona Senior Residence, an LGBT-friendly affordable housing development for older adults. https://www.spop.org/

CHAI: Comprehensive Housing Assistance, Inc.
Baltimore, MD
$145,000 capital grant to support the Baltimore County Age-Friendly Upgrades for Seniors (BCAUSE) program, an initiative that enables older adult homeowners to remain independent by providing home modifications and repairs, as well as wraparound services. https://chaibaltimore.org/

A Sanctuary for Military Families
Throughout the United States
$100,000 operating grant to support the general operations of this organization, which provides therapeutic retreats and individualized clinical case management with the goal of improving veteran and military family mental health and well-being. https://projectsanctuary.us/

Responsive Caregivers Hawai‘i
Oahu, HI
$100,000 capital grant to support the purchase of four accessible vans with the goal of increasing community-based learning and independence for individuals with disabilities. https://rcoh.org/

Dundalk Renaissance Corporation
Baltimore, MD
$75,000 capital grant to support the Baltimore County Age-Friendly Upgrades for Seniors (BCAUSE) program, an initiative that enables older adult homeowners to remain independent by providing home modifications and repairs, as well as wraparound services. https://www.dundalkusa.org/

Action in Maturity
Baltimore, MD
$50,000 operating grant to support the general operations of this organization, which provides supports and services for older adults to help them maintain independence as they age in their communities. https://www.actioninmaturity.org/

Heartly House
Frederick, MD
$50,000 operating grant to support the general operations of this organization, which provides comprehensive services for survivors of domestic violence, human trafficking, sexual assault, and child abuse. https://www.heartlyhouse.org/

Jobs

Employment provides the best opportunity for personal success and financial security. Quality training programs that lead to employment enable individuals and families to achieve economic stability. 

Per Scholas
New York, NY
$1,000,000 operating grant to support the general operations of this information technology training organization, which provides entry-level and advanced job training and placement. https://perscholas.org/locations/new-york/

The Arc of Washington County
Hagerstown, MD
$500,000 capital grant to support the renovation of this organization’s facility with the goal of improving the delivery of employment programming for individuals with disabilities. https://arcwc-md.org/

United Way of Metropolitan Chicago
Chicago, IL
$350,000 program grant to support HIRE360, a program that expands employment opportunities for minority residents in the construction, manufacturing, and service industries through pre-apprenticeship job-training and placement services. https://liveunitedchicago.org/

BioTechnical Institute of Maryland
Baltimore, MD
$300,000 operating grant to support the general operations of this organization, which helps individuals receive job training and placement in the bioscience industry. https://btiworks.org/

Kitchens for Good
San Diego, CA
$250,000 capital grant to support the renovation of a kitchen, office, and classroom space with the goal of expanding this organization’s culinary and baking apprenticeship programs. https://kitchensforgood.org/

Yozmot Atid 
Tel Aviv, Israel
$130,000 program grant to support business training courses, mentoring, and other services for women living in neighborhoods located in the Negev or Galilee. https://yozmotatid.org.il/en/

Her Academy
Tel Aviv, Israel
$110,000 operating grant to support the general operations of this organization, which provides job training and placement, in a range of industries, for women escaping sexual exploitation. https://www.heracademy.org.il/en/

Center for Urban Families
Baltimore, MD
$90,000 capital grant to support technology upgrades and building improvements at this organization’s headquarters, which helps fathers and families achieve economic stability. https://www.cfuf.org/

Evanston Rebuilding Warehouse
Chicago, IL
$90,000 capital grant to support this organization’s relocation expenses and the renovation of a new facility that will allow for the expansion of its social enterprise and job-training programs. https://www.evanstonrebuildingwarehouse.org/

Jane Addams Resource Corporation
Chicago, IL
$90,000 capital grant to support the renovation of this organization’s new training center, which will expand manufacturing training programs to the west side of the city. https://www.jane-addams.org/

Co-Impact: The Partnership for a Breakthrough in Arab Employment
Throughout Israel
$80,000 program grant to support a collaborative, including 11 direct service providers, that is working to develop sector-specific job-training programs in technology, economics, and human resources for Arab-Israelis. https://co-impact.org.il/?lang=en

Byte Back
Baltimore, MD
$75,000 capital grant to support the construction of a workforce training center, which will provide digital-skills trainings and certifications, including computer and Microsoft Office fundamentals. https://byteback.org/

Opportunities for a Better Tomorrow
New York, NY
$65,000 capital grant to support the renovation of this organization’s career center, which houses employment, education, and training programs for youth, ages 17 to 24. https://obtjobs.org/home/

Education

Education can help break the cycle of poverty. Providing at-risk children and youth with academic opportunities helps prepare them for a stable and productive future. The Foundation is dedicated to supporting organizations that provide or supplement a high-quality education from kindergarten through high school.

Aim High for High School
San Francisco, CA
$200,000 operating grant to support the general operations of this organization’s summer learning program, which prepares youth for academic and social emotional success in middle school, high school, and college. https://www.aimhigh.org/

iMentor
Baltimore, MD
$200,000 program grant to support this organization that pairs high school juniors and seniors with mentors to prepare them for post-secondary success in college or career. https://imentor.org/

Bridges Baltimore
Baltimore, MD
$135,000 operating grant to support the general operations of this organization, which offers a year-round, out-of-school time program that provides academic support, enrichment, and mentoring for Baltimore City Public Schools’ students. https://bridges.stolr.co/

Hamakua Youth Foundation
Hamakua, HI
$100,000 operating grant to support the general operations of this organization, which provides after-school and summer programs that emphasize place-based, multicultural, experiential learning. https://www.hamakuayouthcenter.org/

Regis High School
New York, NY
$100,000 program grant to support the expansion of the REACH (Recruiting Excellence in Academics for Catholic High Schools) program, which prepares middle school students to apply for and enter competitive high schools. https://www.regis.org/

SMART (Schools Mentoring and Resource Team)
San Francisco, CA
$100,000 operating grant to support the general operations of this comprehensive eight-year program that provides students, grades four through 12, and their families with academic, financial, and social-emotional support, as well as college preparation and career exploration. https://thesmartprogram.org/

10,000 Degrees
San Francisco, CA
$75,000 program grant to support the expansion of college access and success programs in the Bay area, including this organization’s Community College Success program that helps students complete two-year degrees and transition into four-year colleges. https://www.10000degrees.org/

Community Services

The Foundation recognizes that certain service providers operate multiple programs that meet a range of needs and therefore incorporate many of the Foundation’s focus areas. Organizations that provide services bridging the areas of Housing, Health, Jobs, and Education may be eligible for a Community Services grant. The Foundation also is engaged in selected initiatives addressing Jewish poverty on a national scale, as well as strengthening the leadership of nonprofits that will serve the Jewish community moving forward.

Waianae Community Re-Development Corporation
Oahu, HI
$1,750,000 capital grant to support MAʻO Farms’ acquisition of additional land, as well as a new processing facility, that will expand operations and quadruple the number of youth that can participate in the organization’s work-based learning, leadership, post-secondary education, and community health programs. https://www.maoorganicfarms.org/

The Ark
Chicago, IL
$1,000,000 capital grant to support the renovation and expansion of this organization’s main facility, which will create a larger food distribution center, improve the behavioral health day program, and enhance safety and security. https://arkchicago.org/

Jewish Child and Family Services
Chicago, IL
$750,000 capital grant to support the development of this organization’s main campus, which will house several agencies, as well as an adolescent outreach and counseling program. https://www.jcfs.org/

United Way of Central Maryland
Baltimore, MD
$550,000 operating grant to support the general operations of this organization, which works to advance education, financial stability, and health in order to help families achieve self-sufficiency. https://www.uwcm.org/

Central Baltimore Partnership
Baltimore, MD
$500,000 operating grant to support the general operations of this initiative working to increase access to primary health care, nutritious food, and opportunities for youth in the Midway, Barclay, and Greenmount West neighborhoods. https://www.centralbaltimore.org/

Metropolitan Family Services
Chicago, IL
$500,000 program grant to support Communities Partnering 4 Peace, a 16-agency collaborative that identifies individuals at the highest risk for violence and connects them with mental health and substance abuse care, jobs, and legal assistance. https://www.metrofamily.org/

Partners in Development Foundation
Oahu, HI
$500,000 operating grant to support the Kawailoa Youth and Family Wellness Center partnership—multiple organizations working together to provide youth with cultural connections, housing stability, job-readiness programming, and trauma-informed wraparound services. https://pidf.org/

Kanaeokana
Throughout Hawai‘i
$450,000 capital grant to support the purchase of computers, software, and technical assistance for schools, families, and nonprofit organizations working together to advance student well-being. http://kanaeokana.net/kahua/

The Jews of Color Initiative
San Francisco, CA
$350,000 program grant to support a leadership development program; planning for an initiative in partnership with the Jewish Social Justice Roundtable that will work to advance racial equity; and the staffing and operations of a COVID-19 emergency relief fund. https://jewsofcolorinitiative.org/

Paul’s Place
Baltimore, MD
$350,000 operating grant to support the general operations of this organization, which provides a range of services, including case management, after-school and summer programs, and health and wellness programs serving Southwest Baltimore. https://paulsplaceoutreach.org/

Community Assistance Network
Baltimore, MD
$200,000 operating grant to support the general operations of this organization, which works to ensure individuals and families have safe, affordable housing (emergency and long term), as well as adequate and nutritious food, public benefits they qualify for, and employment assistance. https://www.canconnects.org/

National Council of Jewish Women
Pardes Hanna, Israel
$175,000 program grant to support Connecting for Impact, a professional development and networking program for leaders working in the field of violence against women. https://www.ncjw.org/

Associated Black Charities
Baltimore, MD
$150,000 operating grant to support the general operations of this organization, which is working to eliminate race-based structural barriers to economic mobility for Black residents. http://www.abc-md.org/

PCs for People
Baltimore, MD
$50,000 capital grant to support the expansion of this organization’s office and warehouse space with the goal of increasing its digital-training services and equipment for households without internet access. https://www.pcsforpeople.org/maryland/

The Jewish Social Justice Roundtable
San Francisco, CA
$25,000 program grant to support the planning of an initiative, in partnership with the Jews of Color Initiative, that will work to advance racial equity within Jewish communal organizations. https://www.jewishsocialjustice.org/