The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation, one of the largest private foundations in the United States, today hosted its 7th annual Employee Giving Program. At the event, 15 employees presented a check for $20,000 to a Maryland nonprofit, consistent with the Foundation’s mission and grant guidelines. A total of $300,000 was awarded this year. More […]

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The Weinberg Foundation, in continued efforts to support learning and literacy, has awarded a $3 million grant to help fund the Enoch Pratt Free Library’s once in a generation endeavor—a $100 million capital project to restore and upgrade its Central Branch which is located in an 80 year old building in downtown Baltimore. The $3 […]

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The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation, one of the largest private foundations in the United States, today announced an additional $5 million in funding for up to 12 more public school library renovations as part of the Baltimore Elementary and Middle School Library Project. Including the Foundation’s current $5 million commitment for 12 libraries by […]

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The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation today welcomed Sheryl Goldstein as the Foundation’s new Program Director for the Foundation’s U.S. Education grants work. Goldstein takes the position vacated by Amy Gross, who left the Foundation in May to become the Executive Director of the France-Merrick Foundation. Of course, this isn’t the only recent change within […]

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The Baltimore Elementary and Middle School Library Project has moved into its second year, and what a fantastic way to start! Maryland’s U.S. Senator Ben Cardin, a strong supporter of the Library Project, spoke about the initiative from the floor of the U.S. Senate. You can watch Senator Cardin’s address by clicking here. Senator Cardin […]

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The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation has highlighted the initial findings of the Family and Informal Caregiver Initiative – believed to be the largest effort in the nation to identify supports and services that really work. Knowing that as much as 80-percent of all long-term care for chronically ill and disabled older adults is delivered […]

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The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation, together with The Heart of America Foundation, a national nonprofit focused on providing children with the tools for improved literacy, today launched a community-wide Book Drive which runs through March 15. New books collected will be placed in school libraries being renovated as part of the Baltimore Elementary and […]

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The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation today announced the full launch of the Homecare Aide Workforce Initiative.  The Weinberg Foundation is providing $1.6 million of the total $2.95 million project cost.  The Initiative will help set a national standard for paid caregivers. Roughly 20 percent of the care for frail and chronically ill older adults […]

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The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation has expanded its initial funding for the Maryland Affordable Rental Housing Opportunities for Persons with Disabilities initiative, providing an additional $1 million investment in the program. Governor Martin O’Malley joined Weinberg Foundation Chairman Donn Weinberg and Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development Secretary Raymond A. Skinner in May 2011 […]

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The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation, one of the largest private foundations in the United States, announced today that it will donate $500,000 to support many of its active grantees that have provided crucial social services to those affected by the November missile attacks on cities in Israel. The grants will aid 17 organizations which […]

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