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Black lives matter. During this time of tragedy and heartbreak that puts a spotlight on the harsh realities that our country must confront, the Weinberg Foundation stands with calls to move forward together through peaceful protest in pursuit of justice, healing, and the action demanded to achieve meaningful and transformational change.

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Baltimore (March 27, 2020) – The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation today announced $4 million in emergency grant funding as the Foundation’s initial response to the developing COVID-19 public health crisis. The emergency grants will support current grantees that are providing vital services within their communities while facing severe operational challenges as a result of this […]

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Good health and stable housing are essential basic needs to help people move and remain out of poverty. The following recent grantees are providing food access, child and family safety, and stable housing for their communities. Hawai‘i Good Food Alliance: Feeding the Soul of Our Communities Thanks to Hawai‘i Good Food Alliance’s statewide network of […]

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The Weinberg Foundation recently approved $2.9 million in Hawai‘i-specific grants  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. Organizations marked with an asterisk are featured here with more information. Housing Stable housing provides a foundation for individuals, children, […]

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The State of Maryland recently announced a renewal of the “Affordable Rental Housing Opportunities for People with Disabilities” initiative. This collaborative effort, overseen jointly by the Departments of Disabilities (MDOD), Housing and Community Development (DHCD), and Health (MDH) will finance the creation of affordable and integrated community living opportunities statewide for low-income people with disabilities […]

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At a time when so many organizations are facing enormous challenges—and in light of uncertainties regarding the course of the virus itself—we feel it only appropriate to pause and look forward with hope to 2021. As such, the Foundation has postponed this year’s scheduled Biennial Community Gathering in Baltimore to November 17, 2021. In addition, […]

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The Weinberg Foundation, and its more than 30 Library Project partners, are celebrating the 16th and 17th school libraries renovated as part of the Baltimore Elementary and Middle School Library Project. The library at Maryland School for the Blind will be completed in the fall of 2020 with Fallstaff Elementary Middle’s library slated for the […]

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The Weinberg Foundation may be best known for its grants serving people experiencing poverty. But, in simplest terms, those grants would not be possible without carefully managed investments that fuel the engine of giving. In 2014, as part of a comprehensive strategy to professionalize and maximize organizational performance and efficiency, the Foundation launched an internal […]

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Securing and maintaining a safe place to call home is a vitally important basic need that has been highlighted throughout the pandemic. As part of its COVID emergency response, the Foundation provided grants to four organizations— Catholic Charities Hawai‘i, Family Life Center, Ka Hale A Ke Ola, and Maui Economic Opportunity—who stepped up in the early […]

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This year the Weinberg Foundation celebrates its 30th anniversary. 2020 began with a lot of excitement, including plans for a very special Biennial Community Gathering in Baltimore, as well as community gatherings in the Foundation’s priority communities of Hawaiʻi and Israel. In addition to marking its anniversary, the Foundation—as always—looked forward to celebrating its grantees and partners. Of course, the world has changed in previously unforeseeable ways.

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