The Weinberg Foundation hosted its Annual Community Gathering on September 13, 2012—a celebration of the Foundation’s mission, partnerships, and past year’s accomplishments.  This year’s event featured a spectacular new venue, Baltimore’s  historic Hippodrome Theatre; a multi-media program; the informative and entertaining remarks of Bridgespan’s Tom Tierney; and approximately 700 Foundation friends including community, business, and political […]

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The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation wishes to share exciting news. The Foundation is temporarily broadening its geographic focus for capital grants. Normally, funding nationally (beyond the Foundation’s “hometowns”) is restricted to grants for older adults and workforce development. The Foundation is pleased to announce that effective immediately through February 28, 2013, the Weinberg Foundation […]

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The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation celebrated the grand openings of the first three school libraries completely redesigned and renovated as part of the Baltimore Elementary and Middle School Library Project. The official celebration began at 9 a.m. on Wednesday, September 12, 2012 at one of those three schools, Thomas Johnson Elementary/Middle School. Speakers included […]

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The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation, one of the largest private foundations in the United States, today announced a major expansion of the Baltimore Elementary and Middle School Library Project. This initiative, involving nearly 30 businesses, nonprofits, and government partners, works with Baltimore City Public Schools to design, build, equip, and staff new or renovated […]

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The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation, one of the largest private foundations in the United States, today hosted its 6th annual Employee Giving Program. At the event, 16 employees presented a check for $10,000 to a Maryland nonprofit, consistent with the Foundation’s mission and grant guidelines – a total of $160,000 this year and more than […]

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The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation, one of the largest private foundations in the United States, is excited to announce the results of its community-wide Book Drive to support the Baltimore Elementary and Middle School Library Project. The Library Project is a multi-year, collaborative effort to design, build, equip, and staff new or renovated elementary/middle […]

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The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation hosted a delegation from Colombia on Friday, May 18 to share information about the Elementary and Middle School Library Project. The delegation consisted of five library professionals involved in overall management and policy-making for programs and activities in both government and private libraries in Colombia, as well as two […]

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Maryland’s first Green House residence for older adults is officially open. As a nod to the history of its 33rd Street location, this was “opening day” at the $12.6 million Green House Residences at Stadium Place. The project, Maryland’s first Green House community, was developed by the Govans Ecumenical Development Corp., or GEDCO, and will be operated by Catholic Charities. […]

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The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation today launched the next chapter of the multi-million dollar, multi-year Baltimore Elementary/Middle School Library Project. In partnership with Baltimore Reads, the Foundation is leading a community-wide Book Drive throughout the month of March (Read Across Maryland month). More than 40 community partners have committed to place book drop-off bins […]

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