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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360 Degrees

Impacting the community: one child, one program, one organization, and one life at a time.

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.

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.


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.


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 Doula Project

Addresses gaps in pregnancy and postpartum support networks by providing accessible, trauma-informed doula services to pregnant and parenting individuals in the Baltimore area.

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 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.

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.

Bent Carrot

Connects households in food deserts with the tools they need to prepare fresh, healthy meals.

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.

BMore Activist

Connect individuals around Baltimore to actions, events & groups that promote social justice and defend liberty.


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.

Charm City (Documentary Film)

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


Works to create an environment where we “Educate to Elevate” through various initiatives to enhance the human experience.

Claire Marie Foundation

Bringing awareness, clarity and hope in the fight against adolescent melanoma through early detection, prevention and education while celebrating the joy, color and beauty Claire embraced every day.

Close Up Baltimore

Creating a more nuanced, uplifting portrait in the city of Baltimore through the stories of its citizens and to use the platform to elevate the work of local artists and photographers.

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.

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.


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

Farm Alliance of Baltimore

A network of producers working to increase the viability of urban farming and improve access to urban grown foods.

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 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.


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.

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.

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.

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.


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


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.

McElderry Park Star

A newspaper made for and by the residents of McElderry Park.

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.

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.

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.


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.

Take Time 2 Talk, Touch, & Teach (T2T3)

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.

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.

Transit Choices

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


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


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

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.

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.

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.