Mayor Scott and DHCD Announce Third Round of CCG Funding, Totaling $2.8 Million

Baltimore, MDToday, Mayor Brandon M. Scott and the Baltimore City Department of Housing & Community Development (DHCD) announced 13 award recipients of $2.8 million of capital funding under the Community Catalyst Grants (CCG) Program. These awards mark the third round of CCG Program funding.

CCG, a competitive awards program, aims to provide capital and operating funds for community-driven revitalization efforts. These projects support locally-driven revitalization initiatives that help advance neighborhood revitalization and transformation in long-disinvested areas.

“Our goal is to bring about change in our disinvested communities through partnerships with our neighborhood-led organizations,” said Mayor Scott. “We’re allocating millions of dollars in new resources for operating and capital support for our neighborhood-based partners. The Community Catalyst Grants program is one tool among many that we are utilizing to bring meaningful investment to these neighborhoods through promoting equity and access.” 

Eligible organizations include community development corporations, neighborhood-based development organizations, umbrella organizations, and other community-based organizations.

Organizations that are receiving CCG funds in this round include: Baltimore Redlining and Blight Elimination CDC, City Life – Community Builders LTD, Coppin Heights Community Development Corporation, Druid Heights Community Development Corporation, Green & Healthy Homes Initiative Inc., Habitat for Humanity of the Chesapeake, Inc., Parity Baltimore Incorporated, People’s Homesteading Group, Incorporated, Rebuilding Together Baltimore, Inc., Reveille Grounds, Safe Alternative Foundation for Education, Inc., Southeast Community Development Corporation, and St. Ambrose Housing Aid Center, Inc.

“There are many community revitalization projects in need of support across the city,” said Housing Commissioner Alice Kennedy. “We are grateful to be able to aid our many community partners for these projects through this funding and we will continue to work to find ways to increase our support of this important work.” 

See awardee list here.

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