T. Rowe Price Foundation Grants $1.3 Million To Strengthen West Baltimore

T Rowe Price Foundation, founded by T. Rowe Price Group which is an investment management group, created a $1.3 million grant for West Baltimore. The grant required over a year of preparation and the foundation is focusing in on three main areas that they feel will best address the needs of West Baltimore: improving access to fresh fruits and vegetables, teaching families about finances and helping nonprofits build up their organization and leadership abilities.

To give the residents of West Baltimore places to buy veggies the foundation is collaborating with two other organization to grow and sell fresh produce. Building finance education will be achieved by offering classes about changing financial behaviors and classes for nonprofits will be offered training on how to more efficiently use their resources.

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Federal Programs Related to - Community Foundation Grants

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    Federal Programs Related to - Food, Agriculture & Nutrition, General/Other

    Programs that provide information and services that endeavor to improve food resources and to ensure that the basic nutritional needs of the community are met.

    Federal Programs Related to - Community Development, General/Other

    Programs that focus broadly on strengthening, unifying and building the economic, cultural, educational and social services of a community or neighborhood and improving the quality of life for all. Community Building; Community Capacity Building; Community Development and Improvement; Community Development Block Grants; Healthy Communities Community Economic Development Programs that provide technical assistance and funds to help communities retain and recycle income within the community by investing in the development of local institutions and businesses. Business Growth; Business Loans; Economic Growth; Economic Transformation; Real Estate Organizations; Socioeconomic Development; Technology Transfer; Transfer of Technology; Urban Enterprise Zones

    Federal Programs Related to - Organizational Development & Training

    Programs that provide technical assistance for nonprofit organizations who need management support in areas like board development, facility administration, fiscal administration, grant writing, personnel administration, program planning, development or evaluation, service delivery, volunteer utilization, or public relations. Community-Based Organizational Support; Community Service Clubs Management; Kiwanis Club Support; Men's Service Clubs Management; Nonprofit Management; Nonprofit Organization Development; Women's Service Clubs Management

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