Recent Grants

The list below represents a selection of grants made by the Hoffberger Family Philanthropies in 2019. (See 2018 and 2017 grants.)

HEALTH: Prescription Medication

Mercy Medical Center $70,000
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
For prescription assistance program for under and uninsured adults

University of MD St. Joseph Medical Center  $60,000
To provide medication for diabetic patients at St. Clare Medical Outreach

HEALTH: Seniors

Medstar Health  $30,000
To support a social worker for the House Call Program in Baltimore City

JEWISH COMMUNITY NEEDS

The Associated  $739,000
Baltimore, MD
To support the Annual Campaign

YOUTH DEVELOPMENT & ACHIEVEMENT: Early Childhood

Fund for Educational Excellence $25,000
For the Chicago Parent Program which  supports parents of preschool children in Baltimore City public schools as they prepare their children socially for kindergarten

Loyola University Maryland $15,000
For the Preschool Language and Emergent Literacy Program

St. Vincent de Paul of Baltimore $15,000
For The Ark Pre-K Program

YOUTH DEVELOPMENT & ACHIEVEMENT: Middle Grades

Access Art  $20,000
To support out of school time programs which develops artistic competency, leadership skills and community engagement

Arts Everyday  $30,000
To support arts integration throughout the curriculum in Baltimore’s public schools

Baltimore SquashWise  $30,000
To support middle grades programming

Baltimore Symphony Orchestra  $35,000
For the middle school track of OrchKids, an after school music instruction program for Baltimore City public school students

Gilman $10,000
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  $25,000
In general operating support

Holistic Life Foundation $10,000
For the Holistic Roots after school program for middle grade students

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

Lillie May Carroll Jackson Charter School $15,000
For restorative practices training and implementation in the middle grades

Living Classrooms Foundation  $15,000
For general operating support of Crossroads School

Lyric Foundation $20,000
To support the Rising Up spoken word and theater performance project engaging middle grades students

New Leaders  $30,000
For the recruitment and training of new principals for the Baltimore City public schools

Next One Up  $20,000
To support year-round tutoring and fitness programming for middle school students

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

Soccer Without Borders Baltimore $20,000
For the middle grades program

Southwest Baltimore Charter School  $25,000
In general operating support for the middle grades programs

Strong City Baltimore  $15,000
For the Club at Collington Square after school and summer program

Teach for America—Baltimore  $20,000
For the training and support of new Corps members placed in middle grades in Baltimore City public schools

Urban Teachers  $40,000
For the recruitment and training of new teachers placed in Baltimore City public middle grades

Writers in Baltimore Schools  $18,000
In general operating support for middle grade students