Ignite Baltimore is making four Ignition Grants, of up to $2,500 each, available to support new, innovative projects that aim to make Baltimore a better place to live and work. These grants are funded by proceeds from Ignite Baltimore ticket sales and sponsored by The Warnock Foundation.
Applications must be submitted by September 6, 2013 at 11:59 pm EDT. The selected projects will be announced at Ignite Baltimore 13 on September 26, 2013. Application available here.
Past grants have supported a youth-run project in Reservoir Hill that is using litter to create murals and flower gardens; supplies for low-earning women, who are using their crafting skills to generate income, so that they could sell their products at farmers' markets; interviews with people who are homeless to encourage understanding of the experience of homelessness; a filmmaking course for youth in the Walbrook neighborhood; video tours of Baltimore's parks and trails; and development of a website to showcase Baltimore’s dance community.
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