Forty-three community organizations receive PNC Bank Neighborhood Grants

Mayor Sheila Dixon and the Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts announce the recipients of the PNC Bank Neighborhood Grant Program. The program provides financial assistance to qualified neighborhood associations and community-based nonprofit groups that continue to build the communities they serve. The awarded grants enable organizations to produce special events that strengthen neighborhoods and engage residents. Cash grants in the amounts of $200 to $1,000 are awarded to fund various activities including festivals, parades, health fairs and more. The program is generously sponsored by PNC Bank.

PNC Bank Neighborhood Grant Recipients
The following groups have been awarded grants for events taking place in summer, fall and early winter 2009:

A Grandmother’s Pilgrimage
Youth Night Out
4521 Frederick Avenue
August 1, 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.

A New Creature In Jesus Christ Outreach Center
It’s Time to Celebrate-Community Block Party
N. Catherine Street (unit block)
August 1, 12 p.m.
*rain date August 8

Ames Shalom Community, Inc.
Community Fun Festival Day
600 block of Baker Street
July 25

The AUM Center at the Ruscombe Mansion
25th Anniversary Open House at the uscombe Mansion
5801 & 4803 Yellowwood Avenue
September 13, 1-4 p.m.

Baltimore Clayworks, Inc.
5707 Smith Avenue
October 16, 6-8 p.m. and October 17, 12-5 p.m.

Baltimore Education & Cultural Institute, Inc.
Baltimore Harbor View Steel Band Festival
201 Reedbird
July 11 and 12

Baltimore Urban Leadership/The Door
Family Fun Festival/ 2009
200 block of North Chester Street
July 18, 12-5 p.m.

Carroll Park Foundation, Inc.
Carroll’s Hundred Harvest Festival
Carroll Park 1500 Washington Boulevard
October 24, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
*rain date October 31

Cedarcroft Improvement Association
Cedarcroft Centennial Fun Run
Cedarcroft Neighborhood/Church of the Nativity
September 19
*rain date September 20

Charm City Community Block Festival
Charm City Community Block Festival
2800 N. Caroline Street (at Lafayette Street)
August 1, 11 a.m. – 7 p.m.

Church of the Redeemed of the Lord
Back to School Give Away
4321 Old York Road
August 15, 10 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Coldstream Homestead Montebello Community Corporation
Lake Montebello Arts and Crafts Fair
Lake Montebello
July 26, 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. and August 2, 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.
*rain date August 16

Robert W. Coleman Community Organization
Beautifying Our Neighborhood
2200 block of Walbrook Avenue
July 11, 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Creative Alliance
East Avenue
July 25, 2-7 p.m.

Duncan Street Miracle Garden
Miracle in the Garden
1800 N. Duncan Street
July 25, 12-6 p.m.
*rain date August 1

Enon Baptist Church
EBC 20th Pastoral Anniversary Community Festival
600 block of Schroeder Street
September 12, 12-6 p.m.

Faith Presbytarian Church
Faith’s Family Film Festival
South lawn Loch Raven & Woodbourne Avenue
July 24, July 31 and August 7

Fayette Street Outreach Back to School Block Party
2300 block W. Fayette Street
August 29
*rain date September 5

Friends of Gwynns Falls-Leakin Park, Inc.
“Second Sundays in the Park”
Crimea Estate Leakin Park
July 12, 6:30 p.m.

Friends of Fort McHenry
Star Spangled Banner Weekend
Historic Shrine at Fort McHenry
September 11-13

Fulton Heights Community Association
Fulton Heights Community Day
1900 block of McKean Avenue
July 11, 12 p.m.
*rain date July 18
Gilmore Homes Tenant Council

Back to School w/Gilmore Homes
1640 Balmor Ct.
August 20
*rain date August 21

Good Shepherd Church of God in Christ
Annual October Fest
1721 Sexton Street
October 31, 10 a.m.

Greater West Hills Community Association
National Night Out
West Hills Park
August 4
*rain date August 11

Heritage Crossing Tenant Council
Back to School Rally
620 N. Fremont Avenue
August 1, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
*rain date August 8

Irvington Community Association
Irvington Community back to School Event
200 block S. Collins Avenue
August 22, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Junior League of Baltimore
Annual Health Fair (in Govans)
5902 York Road
October 17, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Lion of Judah Praise Temple
Juddah Camp On The Move
1201 W. Baltimore Street
July 24, 3-6 p.m.
*rain date July 31

Mayfield Improvement Association
Taste of Mayfield/History Fall Street Festival
Lake Montebello Drive
October 3
*rain date October 9
Maranatha Apostolic Temple-Youth Department

Bringing the Community Back Together Block Party
700 block of Bonaparte Avenue
July 25, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.
*rain date August 15

McColluh Homes Resident Council
McColluh Homes Community Cookout
501 Dolphin Street
August 14, 12 p.m.
*rain date August 15

Michele’s Haven, CDC, Inc.
End of Sumer Jamm 2009
1800 block Barclay Street
August 22
*rain date August 29

Middle School Ceramic Art Program
Hollins Market Ceramic Mural Unvailing
1100 Hollins Street
September 14, 4-6 p.m.
*rain date September 15

Monument East Tenant Council
Monument East Day
Monument East and Aisquith Street
August 15
*rain date August 22

Mount Calvery Star Baptist Church
Community Outreach Festival
1700 & 1800 block of Milton Avenue
August 15, 10 a.m.
*rain date August 22

Muslim Social Services Agency, Inc.
Day of Dignity
514 Islamic Way
August 15
*rain date August 22

New Friendship Baptist Church
NFBC Annual Block Party
1500 block of E. Eager Street
August 29, 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.
New Trinity Church

Outreaching our Community for Kids’ Success
Ellamont & Prestman
August 8
*rain date August 15

Oliver Community Association
Olive Summer Jazz Concert
1400 E. Federal Street
August 13 and 27, 6-9 p.m.

Patterson Park Neighborhood Association
PPNA Marathon Party
2836 E. Baltimore Street (back & side yard)
October 10, 8:30 a.m.

Single Carrot Theatre
Inside The Carrot
120 W. North Avenue
September 13, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.

St. Francis Neighborhood Center (SFNC)
SFNC’s 4th Annual Reservoir Hill Resource Fair
2400 block of Linden Avenue
August 22, 3 p.m.

Wind of Change Ministries, Inc.
Back to School Fun Fest
1622 N. Carey Street
August 8, 12 p.m.
*rain date September 5

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