Real Change Partners
|Baltimore City Department of Social Service
The Baltimore City Department of Social Services is the local office of the Maryland Department of Human Resources (DHR). The Baltimore City Department of Social Services assists people in need by administering a wide range of public assistance programs. Primarily, BCDSS help low-income people as well as families and children in crises. Among its many programs, BCDSS strives to provide permanent connections for Baltimore’s children through adoption and foster care.
||DC Child and Family Services Agency
The DC Child and Family Services Agency (CFSA) is the public child welfare agency in the District of Columbia responsible for protecting children who have been or are at risk of abuse and neglect, as well as assisting their families. Along with our community partners, CFSA works to ensure that children involved in the public child welfare system grow up in safe, permanent homes with strong families.
Real Impact Partners
||The Abell Foundation
When The Abell Foundation was inaugurated a half a century ago, Chairman Harry C. Black and the founding board members set an agenda that allocated grants for schools, hospitals, and human service organizations reaching out to the disadvantaged in the Baltimore community and the region. In the past two decades, the Foundation has sharpened its focus to address complex challenges to break through the cycles of urban poverty. Today, the Foundation places the highest priority on creating solutions that are both innovative and will ensure accountability.
||Freddie Mac Foundation
As a major corporate funder in the Washington, DC region, Freddie Mac and the Foundation have invested more than $348 million to create stable homes and communities. The Freddie Mac Foundation, created in 1991, is at the heart of Freddie Mac's philanthropy. Its mission is to make home a place where children and their families thrive. Since its creation, the Foundation has improved the lives of tens of thousands of children and their families. The Foundation invests in programs that improve the lives of children in foster care by helping them find adoptive homes. The foundation also fund programs that help young people leaving the foster system find housing and become self-sufficient, successful adults.
||The Hirschhorn Foundation
The David and Barbara B. Hirschhorn Foundation makes grants to improve the lives of families and children and cultivate a "level playing field" through expanding educational opportunity and addressing human needs. Established in 1986, the Foundation funds primarily in the Baltimore metropolitan area, and supports Jewish and secular initiatives in its four program areas: Education and Literacy, Summer Camping, Human Services and Intergroup Understanding.
|The Marion I. & Henry J. Knott Foundation
The Marion I. & Henry J. Knott Foundation is a Catholic family foundation committed to honoring our founders’ legacy of generosity to strengthen our community. Since 1977, the Foundation has put forth its best effort to most appropriately direct funding in the way that Henry and Marion would have wanted. As Henry and Marion would have said, it is our responsibility to give back in thanks for all that we have been given.
||The Morris & Gwendolyn Cafritz Foundation
The Morris & Gwendolyn Cafritz Foundation is the largest private, independent, local Foundation focused exclusively on the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area. The Foundation is the legacy of Morris Cafritz, one of Washington’s leading commercial and residential builders from the early 1920’s to the mid-60’s. The Morris & Gwendolyn Cafritz Foundation is committed to building a stronger community for residents of the Washington, DC area through support of programs in arts and humanities, community services, education, health and the environment.
||T. Rowe Price Foundation
Launched in 1981, the Foundation provides direct grants to U.S.-based nonprofit organizations that enhance community life through education, arts and culture, human services, and civic and community initiatives.
|United Way National Capital Area
United Way of the National Capital Area (NCA) helps thousands of people in the District of Columbia, northern Virginia, and Prince George's and Montgomery Counties improve their lives and their futures. United Way NCA manages one of the largest annual workplace fundraising campaigns in the country. Our community support system includes over 730 member charities with access to hundreds of work sites and tens of thousands of donors and volunteers.
||The William S. Abell Foundation
The William S. Abell Foundation supports organizations providing aid to people in need in Washington, D.C. and specified counties. The Foundation primarily awards grants to help the hungry, *intellectually disabled, homeless, abused women and children, and to assist at-risk pregnant women in delivering and caring for their infants.
||The Zanvyl and Isabelle Krieger Fund
The Zanvyl and Isabelle Krieger Fund supports programs that enhance individual and community potential. The Fund invests in people with ideas that hold promise for the future of Baltimore City and its residents. The Krieger Fund continues to work in collaboration with other funders to seed new initiatives and support existing programs working to improve life in the city, and stimulate social reform.
Real Families Partners
The foundation supports organizations involved with education and youth development. Support is given primarily in the Washington, D.C., area.
Board of Child Care of the United Methodist Church
The Board of Child Care is a human services organization that helps children. Serving more than 1,300 people through its residential and community-based services it builds bridges leading to independence, success and confidence for children facing adverse life circumstances.
Aaron and Cecile Goldman Foundation
William J and Dorothy K O'Neill Foundation
The O'Neill Foundation recognizes and celebrates the power of the human spirit in every person by partner with nonprofits to improve the quality of life for families and communities, in places where O'Neill family members live.
United Way of Central Maryland
UWCM is dedicated to helping individuals and families who are vulnerable and at risk meet their emergency needs, stabilize their lives and ultimately achieve a better quality of life.
Real Children Partners
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