Mayor Scott Awards $300K To Violence Prevention InitiativesMayor Brandon Scott on Thursday announced a second round of grants to violence prevention initiatives, awarding $300,000 from the city's American Rescue Plan Act allocation to seven nonprofit organizations.
Mayor Scott Steers $100 Million Toward Baltimore's Vacant House ProblemMayor Brandon Scott announced on Friday that he would steer $100 million from American Rescue Plan Act funds toward addressing the thousands of vacant and dilapidated houses that haunt Baltimore—like the one that killed three firefighters in January.
Baltimore City Allocates $5M To Launch Train Up Workforce Training ProgramBaltimore City will use nearly $5 million of its American Rescue Plan Act funding to launch a free workforce training program, Mayor Brandon Scott announced Wednesday.
Baltimore Investing $41M In ARPA Funds In Recreation And Parks, Part Of $120M Improvement PlanBaltimore City will put $41 million of its American Rescue Plan Act funds into recreation and parks, part of what Mayor Brandon Scott called a $120 million investment in the city's rec centers, playgrounds, pools, trails and playing fields.
Baltimore Will Use $90.4 Million In Long-Term Response To Homelessness, Scott SaysBaltimore will use $90.4 million in federal funding to continue some of its COVID-19 measures as a long-term response to homelessness, including the purchase and renovation of two hotels to provide emergency housing, Mayor Brandon Scott said Tuesday.
Howard County Commits $8M To Educators' Bonuses, Seeks Matching FundsHoward County Executive Calvin Ball on Monday pledged $8 million to provide bonuses to the county's educators.
Olszewski To Host 2nd Community Meeting Soliciting Proposals For Baltimore County's American Rescue Plan FundsBaltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski Jr. will host a virtual public meeting Monday evening to discuss how the county should spend its American Rescue Plan funding.
Mayor Scott Announces $55M For Workforce Development, Recovery Fund For BusinessesMayor Brandon Scott on Tuesday said the city would invest $55 million of its American Rescue Plan funding into workforce and economic development and spend $25 million to create a recovery fund for businesses, nonprofits and artists.
Baltimore County To Host Town Hall Wednesday On ARPA Funding SpendingThe meeting is open to county residents looking to share feedback on where the money should go and what services should be prioritized.
Olszewski Proposes Using $80M In American Rescue Plan Funds For COVID Response, $60M For Economic RecoveryBaltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski Jr. on Wednesday proposed using roughly half of the county's American Rescue Plan funds on the ongoing response to COVID-19, and spending an additional $60 million on economic recovery efforts.
Walters Art Museum Receives $463K Grant From The National Endowment For The HumanitiesThe Walters Art Museum received a $463,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities to fund new inclusive, community engagement initiatives and continue to provide free exhibits and education classes, the museum announced Tuesday.
Maryland Delegation Announces More Than $12M In Funding To Renovate Community Health CentersFunding for the American Rescue Plan was announced today by U.S. Senators Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen. This funding is in the amount of $12,211,150 and it will support the construction, renovation, and expansion of local community health centers across the state.
Bowie State University Awarded Nearly $10M In Federal Funding To Boost Public Health Workforce ProgramThe funding will help the university recruit and train participants, get paid internships and placement into public health agencies for those participants to enter and diversify the PHIT workforce.
Six Cultural Institutions In Maryland Receive $1 Million In American Rescue Plan FundsFour museums and two universities in Maryland were awarded a combined $1 million in American Rescue Plan funds earmarked for educational institutions, Maryland's Congressional Democrats announced on Tuesday.
Howard County Seeking Community Feedback On How To Utilize American Rescue Plan FundingHoward County leaders are looking for the public’s input on how it should spend money it got from the American Rescue Plan.