Community Catalyst Grants (CCG)

Program supports neighborhood-based partner organizations in historically disinvested areas

The City of Baltimore launched the Community Catalyst Grants Program (CCG) to support locally driven community development work. CCG is a competitive awards program that has provided capital funds and operating funds for community-driven revitalization efforts since 2018.

Eligible organizations include community development corporations, neighborhood-based development organizations, umbrella organizations and other neighborhood-based organizations. Eligible projects support locally-driven revitalization initiatives and help advance neighborhood revitalization and transformation.

Please read Notice of Funds Available (NOFA) documents carefully for full eligibility requirements and application guidelines. 


New! CCG Round 4 – 2024

The Department of Housing & Community Development (DHCD) announces the next Community Catalyst Grants (CCG) funding round.  Through this Notice of Funds Available (NOFA), DHCD is making $1.5 million in capital funds and $500,000 in operating funds available.   The application portal will open on February 26, 2024, and applications are due by April 12, 2024.

Review the respective NOFA guidelines below:

CCG CAPITAL Funds NOFA
CCG OPERATING Funds NOFA


CCG ROUND 4 INFORMATION SESSION​​S

Two virtual Information Sessions are being offered to support applicants applying for these funds. 

March 5, 2024 @ 1:00 p.m.
March 6, 2024 @ 5:30 p.m.

To attend an information session, please register by visiting https://bit.ly/CCGInfoSession

For questions, please contact dhcd.ccg@baltimorecity.gov


Supporting Application Documents


Previous Awardees

Round 3 OPERATING Awards

Round 3 CAPITAL Awards

Round 2 CAPITAL AND OPERATING Awardees

Round 1 OPERATING Awards

Round 1 CAPITAL Awards