The application period for the 2017-18 Elevation Awards is now closed.
Reviewers are now going through the 200+ applications received.
Finalists will be contacted after Labor Day to schedule in-person panel interviews the week of September 11.
Awardees will be notified Friday, September 15.
Through the Elevation Awards, Baltimore Corps seeks to bring resources to Baltimore-area residents who are passionate about making an impact in the City. Elevation Awards provide planning grants of $10,000 and personalized support to people of color with lived experience in Baltimore City who are piloting novel approaches to strengthen communities within Baltimore City. The aims of the Elevation Awards are as follows:
Directly leveraging the assets of communities to pioneer new solutions in social entrepreneurship;
Elevating leaders of community solutions; and
Supporting the early-stage pipeline of social entrepreneurs in Baltimore.
At the conclusion of the 9-month grant period, awardees will have the opportunity to showcase their projects to prospective funders.
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