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The Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts announces the recipients of the MECU Neighborhood Event Grants. For 2016, 103 neighborhood associations and community-based non-profit organizations have been selected to receive funding of up to $1,000. The program awards organizations with cash grants for the purpose of producing special events, such as festivals, back-to-school rallies, block parties and health fairs. The MECU Neighborhood Event Grants program is supported by MECU: Baltimore’s Credit Union and is administered by the Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts. Additional support was provided by the Baltimore City Department of Housing and Community Development.
MECU Chairman Herman Williams Jr. stated, “For the fifth year, MECU is proud to be a sponsor of the Neighborhood Event Grants. MECU deeply cares about our community and our focus is to give back.” MECU President John Hamilton stated, “Through this program, grants can be used to revitalize neighborhoods and engage residents through special events such as health fairs and school rallies. MECU is committed to Baltimore and investment in our communities.”
For more information on the MECU Neighborhood Event Grants, call 410-752-8632.