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.

  • Tahirih Justice Center

    The Tahirih Justice Center exists to support courageous immigrant women and children who are survivors of gender-based violence–including human trafficking, domestic violence, sexual assault, female genital mutilation, forced marriage, and other crimes–who are seeking safety and justice. The immigrant survivors of gender-based violence that Tahirih serves are particularly vulnerable during the COVID-19 pandemic because they lack healthcare, work low-wage hourly jobs, have no paid sick leave, and are ineligible for public benefits. With few agencies specializing in service to immigrant survivors, Tahirih staff are setting up emergency funds, increasing safety planning, educating clients in their native language, coordinating tele-mental health sessions, and responding to other requests expeditiously. This grant provided operating support for Tahirih’s Baltimore office.

    Grant Awarded

    $ 40000

    Date Awarded

    June 2022
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  • Soccer Without Borders (SWB)

    The mission of Soccer Without Borders (SWB) is to use soccer as a vehicle for positive change, providing newcomer youth with a toolkit to overcome obstacles to growth, inclusion, and personal success. The program’s holistic, evidence-based model combines soccer practices with academic and language support, civic engagement, and cultural exchange activities, while proactively reducing barriers to entry that typically leave refugee and immigrant youth excluded. SWB participants come from 40 countries and speak more than 20 languages at home. In Baltimore, SWB’s out-of-school time programming serves 500 immigrant youth annually. SWB currently serves students in Northeast (Frankford, Cedonia, Parkside) and Southeast Baltimore City (Highlandtown, Patterson Park). This grant provided core operating support.

    Grant Awarded

    $ 30000

    Date Awarded

    June 2022
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  • ReBUILD Metro

    ReBUILD Metro (RBM) is a nonprofit housing developer with broad experience in repositioning real estate assets and markets in the mid-Atlantic region, particularly Baltimore City. RBM seeks to create wealth and opportunities for the communities it serves by making real estate investments that reinforce community assets, revitalize downward markets, and create suitable environments for market growth. This grant provided core operating support.

    Grant Awarded

    $ 85000

    Date Awarded

    June 2022
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