Recent Grants

The list below represents a selection of grants made by the Hoffberger Family Philanthropies in 2017. (See 2016 and 2015 grants.)

HEALTH: Seniors

Civic Works $50,000
Baltimore, MD
For the Housing Upgrades to Benefit Seniors (HUBS) Pilot Program,  a collaboration of community-based organizations helping seniors continue living in their homes by making health and safety related housing improvements, and linking to other needed services

Johns Hopkins School of Nursing $15,000
Baltimore, MD
For the CAPABLE home visiting program which provides services that enable individuals with functional limitations and chronic health conditions to remain living independently in their homes

HEALTH: Prescription Medication

Mercy Medical Center $70,000
Baltimore, MD
For the Prescription for Health Program which provides assistance to patients who lack the resources to obtain outpatient prescription medicines

Shepherd’s Clinic  $20,000
Baltimore, MD
To provide prescription medication for uninsured adults

JEWISH COMMUNITY NEEDS

The Associated: Jewish Community Federation of Baltimore  $728,468
Baltimore, MD
To support the Annual Campaign

YOUTH DEVELOPMENT & ACHIEVEMENT: Early Childhood

Fund for Educational Excellence $20,000 for the Chicago Parent Program which  supports parents of pre-K children in Baltimore City schools as they prepare their children socially for kindergarten

University of Maryland Baltimore $20,000 for the Parent University Program of the Promise Heights Initiative, helping parents with children birth to age 3 to build social supports and increase knowledge of child development

Ready at Five $35,000 for the Language, Literacy, and Family Engagement Institute for Baltimore City Pre-K teachers, aimed at increasing children’s school readiness

YOUTH DEVELOPMENT & ACHIEVEMENT: Middle Grades

Access Art  $20,000
Baltimore, MD
To support the after school program which develops artistic competency, leadership skills and community engagement

Arts Everyday  $35,000
Baltimore, MD
To support arts integration throughout the curriculum in Baltimore’s public schools

Baltimore Collegiate School for Boys  $20,000
Baltimore, MD
For the Teaching Fellows Program to provide tutoring, mentoring and extracurricular activities

Baltimore SquashWise  $30,000
Baltimore, MD
To support the Middle School Academic Director

Baltimore Urban Debate League  $10,000
Baltimore, MD
For general operating support for the after school debate program

Gilman $10,000
Baltimore, MD
To support the Summer Institute of the Bridges program, a year-round academic and enrichment program for Baltimore City Public School students

Higher Achievement—Baltimore  $30,000
Baltimore, MD
For general operating support of the After School Academy Achievement Centers for middle school students, aimed at helping them advance to top high schools

Holistic Life Foundation $5,000
Baltimore, MD
For general operating support of yoga, mindfulness and self-care programs

Ingenuity Project $15,000
Baltimore, MD
To support the math and science program at Mount Royal Middle School

Living Classrooms Foundation  $25,000
Baltimore, MD
For general operating support of Crossroads School

New Leaders  $35,000
Baltimore, MD
For the recruitment and training of new principals for the Baltimore City public schools

Patterson Park Public Charter School $15,000
Baltimore, MD
For after school programming for low performing students

Playworks $20,000
Baltimore, MD
To provide professional development for teachers in Baltimore City public schools

Saint Ignatius Loyola Academy  $20,000
Baltimore, MD
For general operating support for this tuition-free middle school for boys from low income families in Baltimore

Southwest Baltimore Charter School  $30,000
Baltimore, MD
For general operating support for the middle grades programs

Teach for America—Baltimore  $35,000
Baltimore, MD
For the training and support of new Corps members placed in middle grades in Baltimore City public schools

Writers in Baltimore Schools  $25,000
Baltimore, MD
For general operating support for middle grade students in this creative writing program