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Baltimore Catholic Campaign For Human Development

Msgr. William F. Burke
(410) 235-5136


Photo Courtesy Catholic Review
Monsignor Adam J. Parker, vicar general and moderator of the curia for the Archdiocese of Baltimore, standing fourth from left, and Monsignor William F. Burke, pastor of St. Francis of Assisi Church in Baltimore, are joined by representatives of organizations who received grants from the Catholic Campaign for Human Development during an awards luncheon held at the Harford Road parish Aug. 23. To see more photos from the event, visit https://catholicreview.smugmug.com/Catholic-Campaign-for-Human. (Kevin J. Parks | CR Staff)

Archdiocese of Baltimore
2016 CCHD National and Local Grants

Below are the grants awarded in August 2016, and a description by each group of its program.

National CCHD Grants

  1. $75,000 - NO BOUNDARIES COALITION, Baltimore
    This third year, national CCHD grant will continue to enable this unique organization of six neighboring communities to encourage developing leaders known as stewards. In turn, the concerns of poverty-level income folks as well as the voices of the affluent, are heard and addressed. The lack of access to fresh and nutritious foods, public safety and improving police and community relations are currently being promoted. The Coalition is situated in the west and central sections of Baltimore.
    CONTACT: Ms Rebecca Nagle, 1526 N. Fremont Ave. Baltimore 21217 Ph:443-722-0929
  2. $50,000 - UNITED WORKERS ASSOCIATION, Baltimore
    Now in its second cycle of CCHD funding, United Workers has steadily built on a stellar record of advocacy for and success in securing living wages for low income persons. Currently this grant will assist in training folks to work for adequate housing for the working poor folks and developing a land trust to insure long term support for them.
    CONTACT: Todd Cherkis P.O. Box 41547 Baltimore 21203 Ph: 410-340-2838
  3. $50,000 - BUILD - BALTIMOREANS UNITED IN LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT, Baltimore
    BUILD has a long established record of developing low income people to lead directly on city-wide initiatives including the living wage movement, Child-First after school care, new rec centers, urban supermarkets, support for the Dream Act and currently "Turnaround Tuesday". This critical effort seeks to secure job opportunities and living wages for previously incarcerated folks.
    CONTACT: Ms. Sherrill Finney 2439 Maryland Ave. Baltimore 21218 Ph: 410-608-3392
  4. $35,000 - IMMIGRATION OUTREACH SERVICE CENTER, Baltimore
    This CCHD grant in a new funding cycle will continue to support the Center in its work to train and develop leaders who will encourage initially fearful immigrants to apply for documentation, seek job opportunities as well as language skills in their new homeland.
    CONTACT: Ms. Pat Jones 5401 Loch Raven Blvd. Baltimore 21239 Ph: 410-323-8564
  5. $15,000 ARUNDEL HOUSE OF HOPE, Glen Burnie, MD.
    CCHD is proud to assist this highly effectiive organization of churches and community groups with a Technical Assistance to be matched by a local CCHD grant of the same amount. AHOH is working to effect an organizing process to train leaders to work for adequate low income housing and job opportunities for poverty-level income residents in northern Anne Arundel County.
    CONTACT: Mario Berninzoni 514 N. Crain Hwy. Suite K, Glen Burnie 21061 Ph: 410-863-4888 Ext.115
  6. $15,000 NORTHEAST HOUSING INITIATIVE, Baltimore
    This national CCHD Technical Assistance grant to be matched by a local CCHD grant will further enable NHI to qualify hopefully for a CCHD Economic Development grant to be matched by a like amount from fund`s and property holdings in northeast Baltimore. NHI is working to increase adequate low cost, inclusive housing and eventually a land trust to serve these folks needs.
    CONTACT: Chris Lafferty 4414 Frankford Ave. 21206 Ph: 410-488-0400

Local CCHD Grants

  1. $15,000 - ARUNDEL HOUSE OF HOPE. See Above
  2. $15,000 - NORTHEAST HOUSING INITIATIVE. See Above
  3. $12,000 - YOUTH EMPOWERMENT SOCIETY, Baltimore
    This third year local CCHD grant will enable Y.E.S. to continue to develop peer advocates among homeless youth in Baltimore City as well as their promoting their lobby efforts in Annapolis in the state legislative bodies.
    CONTACT: Lara Law 2315 N. Charles St. 21218 Ph: 410-235-7744 Ext. 105
  4. $12,000 - BALTIMORE ALGEBRA PROJECT, Baltimore
    A second year CCHD local grant will aid BAP in its work to help youth develop math skills, literacy and organizing tools to improve students well being in Baltimore. Efforts continue to lobby against incarcerating juveniles as adults.
    CONTACT: Jamal Jones 235 N. Holliday St. Baltimore 21202 Ph: 410-446-7942
  5. $12,000 B.R.I.D.G.E. MARYLAND, Baltimore
    Now re-organized, BRIDGE is directing the training of clergy and community leaders to effect a more just atmosphere within city neighborhoods; City services, police officers, youth, living and working together in a truly just manner.
    CONTACT: Minister Gayle Briscoe 3200 Garrison Blvd. Baltimore 21216 Ph: 443-220-4003

TOTALS
CCHD National Grants--$240,000
CCHD Local Grants------$ 66,000
Total-------------------------$306,000

CCHD Total Archdiocesan Collection: November 2015 - $190,000

For Information and Further CCHD Opportunities:
Rev. William F. Burke, CCHD Diocesan Director, 3615 Harford Rd., 21218, Baltimore, MD (410)235-5136


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