2018 Grants

The list below represents a selection of grants made by the Hoffberger Family Philanthropies in 2018. (See 2017 and 2016 grants.)

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

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


The Associated  $730,000
Baltimore, MD
To support the Annual Campaign


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

St. Vincent de Paul of Baltimore $20,000 for The Ark Pre-K Program


Access Art  $25,000
Baltimore, MD
To support out of school time programs 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 SquashWise  $35,000
Baltimore, MD
To support middle grades programming

Baltimore Symphony Orchestra  $45,000
Baltimore, MD
For the middle school track of OrchKids, an after school music instruction program for Baltimore City public school students

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
In general operating support for the After School Academy Achievement Centers for middle school students, aimed at helping them advance to top high schools

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

Lillie May Carroll Jackson Charter School $20,000
Baltimore, MD
For restorative practices training and implementation in the middle grades

Living Classrooms Foundation  $20,000
Baltimore, MD
For general operating support of Crossroads School

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

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

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

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

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

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

Teach for America—Baltimore  $25,000
Baltimore, MD
For the training and support of new Corps members placed in middle grades in Baltimore City public schools

Urban Teachers  $50,000
Baltimore, MD
For the recruitment and training of new teachers placed in Baltimore City public middle grades

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