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Wednesday, December 07, 2022

Baltimore City depends on nonprofits to provide services, particularly in Black and low-income communities. A reliable contract with the city can allow a nonprofit to expand, serve more residents, and build the employment base of the city. However, longstanding delays in contracting and payment of city partners leave some non­profits asking if the barriers to accessing city funding are worth the effort. This Abell Report asks what causes the delays in the City's contracting process with nonprofits and how can those delays be fixed? READ MORE

Wednesday, December 07, 2022

The Morehead-Cain Scholarship at UNC at Chapel Hill has a Civic Collaboration Summer for rising sophomores, and five scholars were assigned to work with Maryland Philanthropy Network and the Middendorf Foundation. This study looks to explore both the permit and grant processes from the perspectives of nonprofit organizations, foundations, and the Baltimore City Government. By interviewing various stakeholders, the scholars gained insight and understood just how complex these processes were. All sides provided their experiences, which led the scholars to develop key takeaways and recommendations to create a more efficient system. READ MORE

Monday, October 31, 2022

Kelly Medinger, our most trusted and valued Executive Director of the Knott Foundation for the last decade, has shared her intentions to resign from her post, effective December 31, 2022. Her unwavering dedication to our mission, her institutional knowledge of our Foundation, her keen understanding of family dynamics, and her strong team-building with our executive staff have all contributed greatly towards the growth, focus, and stability of our Catholic family foundation. The Knott Foundation's Board of Trustees is seeking a new Executive Director, who will succeed our current Executive Director upon her departure at the end of 2022. READ MORE

Wednesday, October 26, 2022

The T. Rowe Price Foundation is pleased to announce the release of the 2022 State of the Baltimore Nonprofit Sector Report. As a result of years of collaboration with community partners throughout the city of Baltimore, dozens of data points collected through assessments and surveys, and deep analysis by trusted partners, the State of the Baltimore Nonprofit Sector Report consists of 10 core insights connected to the health and effectiveness of nonprofit organizations. READ MORE

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