Community Catalyst Grants

Program supports neighborhood-based partner organizations in historically disinvested areas

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

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.

In 2022, is making $2.8 million available in capital grants for projects that are critical to locally-driven community revitalization projects and support DHCD’s “Framework for Community Development.”   Please see information about Round 3 CCG Grants below.


NEW!  CCG Round 3 – 2022

Supporting Application Documents

     o     Capital Budget Template
     o     Schedule Template
     o     Certification and Authorization Form
     o     Certification of Compliance
     o     Organizational Disclosures
     o     Owned Property Disclosures
     o     Request for Waiver

Additional Resources and Information

Round 3 Applicant How To Guide


FY21 CAPITAL and OPERATING Awards

FY19 OPERATING Awards

FY19 CAPITAL Awards