• Pro lacrosse all-star to expand his North Baltimore youth nonprofit

    -Matt Hanna is a 2013 OSI Community Fellow- By Melody Simmons A growing Baltimore nonprofit founded by former pro-lacrosse player Matt Hanna has leased a high-profile space at Belvedere Square to grow its program to help city youth strengthen their academics. Next One Up signed a lease to take over the former Brick Bodies gym at Belvedere [...]
  • Baltimore City to contribute $300K to abortion providers as state prepares for influx of patients

    -Open Society Institute- Baltimore is working diligently to make sure that families have safe abortion access.- By Matt Hooke In the wake of the ruling, local groups like Baltimore Abortion Fund and Planned Parenthood have received an influx of support, while several health care providers that operate in Maryland have affirmed their commitment to providing [...]
  • Baltimore developer, STEM program leader named to national fellowship program

    By Alicia Diaz  – Editorial Intern, Baltimore Business Journal The leaders of two Baltimore organizations have received three-year grants to help support their mission. Two Baltimore changemakers will be able to put themselves on payroll and bring on more staff thanks to a hefty grant from a national fellowship program. Brittany Young, founder of B-360, and [...]
  • B’More Invested, a collaboration between Baltimore foundations, announces first grant recipients

    By Holden Wilen – Reporter, Baltimore Business Journal A new collaboration between some of Baltimore's most well-known foundations aims to flip the traditional grantmaking model on its head. Organizations typically receive grants from funders who determine how they want the money to be used. With B'More Invested, community members get the primary say in determining [...]