Applications are now closed for the 2018-19 Elevation Awards year.

The Elevation Awards provide planning grants of $10,000 and personalized support to people of color who are Baltimore City residents piloting novel approaches to strengthen Baltimore communities. 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. 

CURRENT Awardees