Building and Strengthening Neighborhoods and People

Our Projects and Clients

Strong City Baltimore (EIN # 52-0897806) provides essential administrative and accounting support to over 100 nonprofit projects and organizations all over Baltimore City and the surrounding areas through fiscal sponsorship and fiscal management.

Fiscal sponsorship provides the ability for the projects listed below to receive tax-deductible donations through our 501(c)(3) tax exempt status.

Fiscal management allows Strong City to provide essential administrative services to organizations with independent 501(c)(3) status, including processing donations.

Check out our Partnership and Impact Map.

Learn more about our fiscal sponsorship and fiscal management services here.

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A Baltimore Girl’s Story

Our mission is to encourage young ladies of color aged 13-21 to take a more substantive approach of working on themselves by focusing on self-awareness and self-worth.

Abell Improvement Association

Improving the physical condition of the Abell neighborhood, building on and fostering a sense of neighborhood pride, keeping the neighborhood connected and well-informed, ensuring a positive presence and maintaining safety, and improving the education of neighborhood children through partnership with the Barclay School.

Acme Corporation

A Baltimore-based theater that brings together the professional, educational, and DIY communities to create work that highlights risk taking, presence, dynamic representation, and experiences that cannot be replicated on a screen.

All Clear Educational Services

Training emergency personnel, police, and judiciary staff (such as judges, bailiffs, etc.) to recognize and effectively respond to people with Autism.

Anthony’s Way

Providing access to treatment and a road to recovery to anyone suffering from the disease of addition.

ART Power

Engaging kids in art making activities to introduce creativity as a marketable skill related entrepreneurship and self-expression.

ARTECH

Providing enrichment opportunities for students to learn more about the arts and technology.

Artists for Truth

In a political and media climate that disregards reality, we fight to enable citizens with the skills and tools to effectively develop a civil society based on truth.

AZIZA/PE&CE

Committed to unordinary programming for extraordinary results in the arenas of developing youth socially, culturally, emotionally, and to improve life and critical thinking skills.

Baldwin Prize, The

Using the craft of writing to put people in touch with their humanity–and each other.

Baltimore Corps

Recruiting and retaining leadership in Baltimore City, mobilizing a movement dedicated to strengthening Baltimore City.

Baltimore Education Coalition

A partnership of more than 20 schools, organizations and religious institutions united by a mission and vision for public education in Baltimore City.

Baltimore Good Neighbors Coalition

Advocating for alcohol policies in Baltimore City and statewide with local implications that will protect the public’s health, safety and quality of life.

Baltimore Intersection

Dedicated to shifting expectations for Baltimore’s young people.

Baltimore POWER Group

A gathering place for women in the real estate profession to exchange ideas and network, while raising funds to support initiatives throughout the state of Maryland.

Baltimore Rhythm Festival

Each year, the Baltimore Rhythm Festival brings together world renowned artists and local talent in a celebration of music, voice, and dance.

Baltimore Trash Talk

Works to eliminate trash in the streets of Baltimore through facilitating conversations regarding litter, while also teaming with initiatives and organizations to fight trash, raise awareness of pollution, and sponsor events.

Baltimore Video Collective

Providing access to a wide variety of films for the Charles Village Community.

Beautiful Butterflies

Empowers girls to be confident, socially poised, and ambitious by engaging them in their communities, building their self-esteem, imparting social etiquette skills, increasing literacy, and encouraging sisterhood.

Bedtime In a Box

By giving parents and caregivers the tools to nurture their children, we are developing habits that will last a lifetime. Every night children are falling asleep and we have the opportunity to build a stronger family bond and lay the foundation for success in school and beyond.  Let’s take advantage of this time before bed to build a healthy routine and a healthy, educated child.

BeMore Photography

Helps nonprofit organizations in the greater Baltimore area portray their missions through photography, but giving access to skilled volunteer photographers living in their community – also provides training and professional development for photographers.

Beverly Hills Improvement Association

Preserves and improves the quality of life for residents and community members of the Beverly Hills neighborhood.

Black Girls Cook

Teaches inner city teen girls the importance of food preparation, cooking, food hygiene, and healthy eating.

BMOG Community Fund

Supports the efforts of residents and organizations to improve the Barclay, Old Goucher, and Midway neighborhoods.

BMore Abroad

Works within Baltimore and the state of Maryland to increase access to study abroad for local students and engage professionals, students, & alumni towards the holistic advancement of the field of education abroad.

Bmore4Kidz

Bmore4Kidz is a community of members who are dedicated to providing the children and youth of East Baltimore a safe place to make and create their ideas into tangible ventures.

BOMA Leap Fund

Funds raises in support of schools and literacy initiatives, including facility work.

Books to the Rescue!

Places fun and educational books and toys in police cruisers and other emergency vehicles.

Boone Street Farm

Cultivates urban agriculture and initiatives that improve the health of residents in Midway and throughout Baltimore City.

Brown and Healthy

Motivates people of color to attain and maintain a high standard of mental health and physical fitness.

Bulldog Basketball School

Advance the lives of boys and girls from the Barclay School community using basketball and academics.

By Peaceful Means

Interrupt physical and structural violence by empowering youth through peace education, advocacy, and employment.

Career Educational Services

Enables young adults in Baltimore to obtain their high school diploma and move on to secure the training needed to become employable through daily one-on-one instruction and internship placements.

Center for Black Equity – Baltimore

Cultivating community, health and wellness in the Black LGBTQ community in Baltimore.

Charm City (Documentary Film)

Taking viewers beyond the nightly news coverage to explore what has become so chronically broken between police and communities.

Comm+University

A community service focused campaign that seeks to decrease the gap between college campuses and the communities they serve through college student and community youth engagement with one another through dialogue.

Commodore to College Project

To do everything in our power to equip our students with the skills, experiences, and the mindset to make good choices in life.

Community Advocates 4 You, Inc.

A network of parents professionals and community advocates working together to provide person-centered support to persons with disabilities. We provide special education training, support brokerage, and transitional youth planning services.

Community Wealth Building

Community wealth building is a systems approach to economic development that creates an inclusive, sustainable economy built on locally-rooted and broadly-held ownership. Unlike traditional economic development strategies that funnel resources to support large or national businesses, often creating poor quality jobs for locals while benefiting corporate owners in other regions, community wealth building puts residents and communities first, valuing equity, inclusion, and sustainability.

Dance & Bmore Programs

Strengthens communities by helping people of all ages and stages of life experience the benefits of movement and music together.

DewMore Baltimore

Foster civic engagement with historically marginalized people through innovative, arts-focused programming, and community organizing.

East Baltimore Truth and Reconciliation

Supporting residents and communities who were displaced or impacted by the EBDI/Hopkins Urban Renewal Project in promoting positive community programming and neighborhood connections.

Edmondson Village Farmers Market

A community venture dedicated to feeding and nourishing Southwest Baltimore neighborhoods.

Ednor Gardens Lakeside Community Fund

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Ensemble 4-33

Presents excellent, innovative performances of experimental and avant-garde music from mid-century to present.

ESTEAAM

Creating a more diverse workforce in E-STEAM careers by building esteem in under-served middle school youth through science, arts, and athletics.

FORCE: Upsetting Rape Culture

A creative activist collaboration to upset the culture of rape and promote a counter culture based on consent. FORCE is the organization behind the Monument Quilt.

Friends of Cecil Elementary

The mission of Friends of Cecil Elementary is to support the education and well-being of Cecil Elementary students, families and the surrounding community.

Friends of Eutaw Marshburn

Enhances the lives of students by facilitating academic excellence, fostering social competence, and cultivating cultural awareness.

Friends of Liberty Elementary: Judy Center

Develops collaborative programs and approaches that support young children’s development, and building parent support networks to promote school readiness.

Friends of Our Playground at Stadium Place

Supports the continuing community effort in support of the community-built playground at Stadium Place which was burned in 2008.

Friends of Stony Run

Working to improve the health of the Stony Run stream valley and enhance the quality of the life in the surrounding communities.

GiveFit

Provides access to group fitness for those who can’t afford gym or studio memberships.

Greater Baybrook Alliance

Stakeholders from Brooklyn, Curtis Bay, and Brooklyn Park have crossed the Baltimore City-Anne Arundel County jurisdictional line to create a set of visions, priorities, and actions for the Greater Baybrook peninsula.

H.O.P.E. Baltimore

Led by those with experience overcoming the challenges of returning to society after incarceration, H.O.P.E. empowers men and women to make this transition successfully and permanently.

Harwood Community Association

Supports the efforts of residents and local businesses and organizations to improve the Harwood neighborhood.

Healing Baltimore Activists

The aim of Healing Baltimore Activists is to address the mental and emotional well-being of activists and change-makers of color through the facilitation of community based healing spaces that teach Mind-Body Medicine skills.

Healthy Little Cooks Initiatives

Provides hands-on culinary nutrition education programs to schools, kids, and communities using active learning strategies that encourage families to cook healthy.

HomeBound’s Loads of Love

Provides accessible laundromat services for those who are homeless in West Baltimore.

iCrowd Ecosystems

Our mission is to help 100 entrepreneurs raise their first $100,000 of investments through crowd funding.

Ignite Baltimore

Hosts ticketed networking events, the proceeds from which produce a pool of funds to be used as awards to support new, innovative, feasible ideas to make Baltimore a better place.

Impact Hub Baltimore

A co-working space that brings together a community of entrepreneurs, activists, creatives, and professionals to take collaborative action and drive positive change in Baltimore and beyond.

Improving Education

Improving educational systems by harnessing the creative power of individuals to develop, test, and implement innovative and efficient solutions to complex problems.

In the Stacks

In the Stacks brings engaging, collaborative, and accessible performing arts programs to historic and unique venues in Baltimore City. Currently performing in Peabody Library, In the Stacks focuses on three values: accessibility (both in pricing and programming), diversity (celebrating works by living artists and artists from underrepresented communities), and collaboration (incorporating more than one artistic discipline into each program).

Jump for Joy!

Blends the fun and excitement of jump rope with the power of community caring to nurture fitness, goal setting, positivity, and connectedness in Baltimore City youth.

Justice Codes Nonprofit

Improving the use and understanding of technology in the criminal justice system.

Keur Ngewel

Provides low-cost or free opportunities for Baltimore City children to experience the preservation, presentation, and promotion of the art of West African dance, drum, and music.

Lakeland Community Impact Fund

Promoting the education of residents and partnership of schools, businesses and churches in the area of crime prevention and quality of life and to assist in the safeguarding of the community, its residents and their properties through voluntary activities including public information problem solving and addressing community problems and concerns.

LeadersLink

Harnesses and shares elected officials’ disaster lessons learned to help other communities better prevent, prepare for and recover from similar crises.

Levantar

Provides funding for veteran, re-entry, homeless, and other at-risk populations for workforce development opportunities.

Loeys-Dietz Syndrome Foundation

Dedicated to encouraging education, fostering research and providing a support network for those impacted by Loeys-Dietz Syndrome.

Lost Boys and Girls Safe Space

Holding conversations that assist with the social and cultural changes needed in the Oliver community, and then implements those changes.

Maryland Health and Wellness

Empower seniors, veterans, and adults with special needs within the Baltimore Metropolitan area by providing alternative therapies that engage and assist these individuals to achieve greater independence by overcoming physical and emotional limitations.

Maryland Justice Project

A city and statewide, non-partisan organization dedicated to uplifting, educating, and advocating, for the most marginalized systems involved women and girls.

Maryland Reentry Resource Center

We provide resources, work readiness and other life skills training pre- and post-release to returning citizens to help them successfully reintegrate into their communities.

Medfield Community Association

A volunteer group that empowers our community to improve our quality of life through communication, engagement, participation, and advocacy in Baltimore, Maryland.

Medfield Heights Elementary School Parent Teacher Organization

Supports the school community of students, families, and teachers by fundraising to provide classroom technology equipment and enrichment programming.

MOM Cares

Serving low-income, single, women of color, with a NICU experience in Baltimore City.

Moving History

Moving History heals injured identities, creates healthy culture, and fosters strong community by introducing students citywide to curriculum which centers African American contributions through dance.

Nation of Makers

Dedicated to helping makers by supporting maker organizations; through advocacy, the sharing of resources, and the building of community within the maker movement and beyond.

Northern District Community Council

A community partnership fundraising effort to support physical and programmatic improvements offered through the Northern District Police Department.

Play Fresh

Strives to use sports as a catalyst to empower young community leaders and promote environmental awareness.

Project TeamTime

Our mission is to offer quality, consistent wellness and athletic programming (year-round) to inspire holistic shift of an generation and create healthy kids.

Sebass Foundation

Promoting safety, helping reduce racial and economic inequities, and fostering a positive sense of community throughout the city of Baltimore. In memory of Sebastian Tucker Richard Dvorak.

Sistahs’Sweets

Addressing the community problems of childhood diabetes, obesity, and other health-related issues due to poor dieting.

Sisters Saving the City

Empowering urban youth to become positive and productive members of their community and to realize and step into their greatness.

Small Developers Collective

Works to engage and support small, independent developers in the Baltimore area by providing a coordinated voice so the impact of their efforts can be quantified and represented within the larger community development framework.

Smart Steps Youth Services

Building relationships with families, educators, and communities in order to foster an environment that breeds academic achievement, cultural enrichment, and self-esteem development in children and youth.

STEAM while Sewing

Introduces youth to the process of STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math) and creates the spirit of entrepreneurship through the art of sewing.

Step Up Maryland

Step Up MD inspires ordinary people to get engaged in the public debate about government, policy and our political process.

The Barclay Playground Rebuild

Focused on improving the lives of the children and youth by providing safe and enriching opportunities for play and recreation.

The Be. Org

Encouraging and nurturing youth to live above their socially-imposed limitations; to develop their character, talents, and leadership skills, allowing them to go beyond a dream and achieve remarkable excellence.

The Children’s Funding Project

The Children’s Funding Project aims to close equity and opportunity gaps for children and youth by helping communities employ innovative strategies to effectively leverage existing funding and generate new revenue.

The Chinatown Collective

Mission is to amplify the voices and experiences of Baltimore-based Asian American Pacific Islander artists, entrepreneurs, and creatives.

Transit Choices

Transforming Baltimore into a more livable, walkable 21st century City.

Umunthu

Seeks to address unemployment for underserved high school graduates in Baltimore through a year-long employment program that focuses on creating social impact.

Upendo Movement

Seeks to support families holistically by assessing, addressing and eliminating barriers that lead to successful family development and transition to adulthood for youth.

Urbanscapes

Restore and uplift the environment in neighborhoods that have been distressed by derelict and blighted conditions.

Village Parents

Support partner fundraising efforts and school-supportive activities at the Barclay School and Margret Brent Elementary/Middle School.

Walk of Faith Foundation

Supports the execution of an annual event in the memory of Zakary DeGross, and donates the proceeds to support the JHU Hospital Pediatric Oncology Unit.

Watershed Public Charter School

Providing an interconnected learning environment, where hands-on exploration and creative expression foster the learning process.

WeGo Foundation

Creates opportunities for enrichment, enjoyment, and communication to our clients, through the implementation of telepresence technology and programming in order to promote innovation for new and profound avenues of human connection.

William Tipper Thomas Foundation

An advocacy program that promotes and facilitates science, technology, engineering, and mathematics education, philanthropic endeavors, and humanitarian initiatives to promote community empowerment and prevent social decay.

Wilson Park Community Association

Improving the Wilson Park neighborhood for the next generation of residents and visitors.

Wilson Park Northern

Working to improve the quality of life in Wilson Park.

Winston-Govans Neighborhood Improvement Association

Building cohesion among residents; makes the neighborhood safe and environmentally-friendly; and provides opportunities for youth to protect investment in community.

Womxn of Color Weekend

Womxn of Color Weekend is a four-day Pride designed to elevate, strengthen, educate and celebrate LGBTQIA womxn of color, non-binary and gender-fluid people of color and allies.

York Road Partnership

Promoting the vitality of the York Road community as a desirable urban environment in which to live, shop, work, and worship.

Young King’s Leadership Academy

Serving Black male middle school students and illuminates their full potential by providing unique learning opportunities beyond the classroom.

Youth Empowered Society

Baltimore City’s first and only drop-in center for homeless youth.