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Baltimore Integration Partnership - October 2017 Update

  • Employer Directory of Workforce Organizations to Help Hire Locally
  • Towson University commits to economic inclusion and joins the BIP Board; LifeBridge Becomes Co-Chair
  • Anchors, BIP, City Seeds Kick-Off New Food Business Initiative
  • BIP Anchor Institution Economic Inclusion Activities
  • Central Baltimore Future Fund Helping Propel Investment and Opportunity
  • Anchored In Place: How Funders Are Helping Anchor Institutions Strengthen Local Economies
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Lessons from Five Years of Economic Inclusion and Partnership in Baltimore

Baltimore is fortunate to have billions of dollars in active investment underway in water/sewer improvements, schools and redevelopment projects, as well as a very strong set of higher education and medical institutions (a.k.a. anchor institutions) that are the city’s largest employers. Yet, we also have systemic economic challenges, poverty and hopelessness that came to a head last April in the uprising following the death of Freddie Gray. In order for Baltimore to make strong inroads into addressing the economic challenges, we need to do a better job of leveraging our assets and investments in new ways. Read more here>>

 

BIP Round 1 Highlights and Outcomes

The video and evaluation report by Community Science reflect on the partners, goals, activities, and investments of the first phase of the BIP which launched in 2011 and ended in 2013. The initiative was a collaborative effort to expand opportunities for low-income residents and communities in Baltimore by unifying job opportunities with revitalization investment.

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    Baltimore Integration Partnership Anchor Procurement Guidance - Summary Presentation

     

    Anchor institutions in Baltimore are working to strengthen minority and local purchasing to create jobs and local economic opportunities.  This summary presentation made to BIP anchor institutions and other stakeholders identifies common findings, strengths, challenges and recommendations from an assessment of policies and processes of five participating institutions.

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    Officials announce $10 million fund for projects in central Baltimore – Baltimore Sun 

     

    October 2017 Adventures in Philanthropy 

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