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The Henry and Ruth Blaustein Rosenberg Foundation provides support primarily in the Baltimore region. Program areas are arts and culture, youth development, health, and adult self-sufficiency.

Arts and Culture 
The goal of this program is to enable cultural institutions in the Baltimore metropolitan area to reach underserved youth and to diversify audiences.

Recent grantees include:

Arts Education in Maryland Schools seeks to promote fine arts education for students in every grade in every school, as well as to encourage the integration of the arts substantively into all academic areas.

Through the Tuned-In program, the Peabody Institute offers high quality, tuition-free music instruction for talented, motivated and underserved Baltimore City public school students.

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Youth Development 
The goals of this program are to promote recreation, learning, and leadership development through after-school programs; prevent teen pregnancy; and advocate for policies and practices that improve outcomes for youth.

Recent grantees include:

Next One Up and Baltimore SquashWise and Level the Playing Field all use sports as a hook to engage young people in leadership development and academic enrichment.

Planned Parenthood of Maryland's Peer Education Program trains a cohort of high school students to design and lead a series of monthly Teen Talks, where teens can discuss issues of sexual health in a comfortable and supportive environment. Peer educators also volunteer in PPM's Baltimore Health Center's teen clinic on Thursday evenings to provide one-on-one patient mentoring.

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The goal of this program is to promote quality treatment and supportive care at selected health institutions serving the Baltimore community. The Foundation does not accept unsolicited proposals for health research.

Recent grantees include:

The American Cancer Society's Patient Resource Navigation Program helps newly diagnosed cancer patients and caregivers effectively navigate the healthcare system. The program focuses on eliminating common barriers that often prevent medically-underserved, low-income populations from fully benefitting from the healthcare system.

The American Heart Association's Community Cooking Centers empower people to cook at home by equipping them with the basic culinary skills and nutritional knowledge needed to prepare affordable family meals from fresh, local ingredients.

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Adult Self-Sufficiency 
The goals of this program are to promote adult literacy; provide job training; improve parenting skills, especially for parents of children under age three; and eliminate domestic violence.

Recent grantees include:

Through the Healthy Families program of the Abilities Network and the parent education programs of The Family Tree, young families are equipped with the skills and exposed to the practices that enable them to raise their children in positive, healthy settings.

The Caroline Center and Maryland New Directions provide "hard skills" job training, equipping clients with hands-on experiences in health care and port logistics respectively.

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Contact Us 
Henry A. Rosenberg, Jr.: President
Betsy F. Ringel: Executive Director
Lara A. Hall: Senior Program Officer
Melanie S. Pinkert: Program Associate


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