Our Grantees

The Goldseker Foundation makes grants primarily in the areas of community development, education, and strengthening the nonprofit sector. We seek opportunities to invest in the people, ideas, and institutions that promote the long-term economic and social progress of our city.

The foundation remains a directly engaged and active partner with our grantees in their efforts to revive and sustain vibrant neighborhoods, strengthen and market great schools, and expand and improve the effectiveness of their programs.

  • Urban Teachers Baltimore

    The mission of Urban Teachers is to improve educational and life outcomes of children in urban schools by preparing culturally competent, effective career teachers who accelerate student achievement and disrupt systems of racial and socioeconomic inequity. In 2019, Urban Teachers announced its Black Educators Initiative, which is focused on deepening the pipeline of black educators. This grant provided core operating support.

    Grant Awarded

    $ 100,000

    Date Awarded

    June 2021
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  • Turnaround Tuesday, Inc.

    Turnaround Tuesday, Inc., previously housed under Baltimoreans United for Leadership Development (BUILD), gained its own nonprofit status in 2020. Turnaround Tuesday’s mission is to prepare “returning”, unemployed, and under-employed citizens to reenter the workforce and take an active role in transforming their communities. Through strategic partnerships with employers throughout the Baltimore region, Turnaround Tuesday has put over 600 Baltimore citizens to work in living wage jobs. Amidst the current pandemic, Turnaround Tuesday’s efforts have focused on providing case management services, food and emergency funding support and preparation for employment opportunities. This grant provided core operating support.

    Grant Awarded

    $ 75,000

    Date Awarded

    June 2021
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  • TNTP fbo Baltimore City Teaching Residency

    Baltimore City Teaching Residency (BCTR), one of TNTP’s teacher preparation programs, has trained more than 2,500 teachers to teach in high-need subject areas and schools in Baltimore City since 2002. In 2019, TNTP launched the Black Excellence Cohort, which is aimed at improving the retention of black teachers through providing need-based monetary stipends, professional development, and mentoring. This grant provided core operating support.

    Grant Awarded

    $ 75,000

    Date Awarded

    June 2021
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Grants by Year