Sandtown-Winchester Community Receives $710,000 in State Grants

The community legacy program provides resources for essential projects aimed at strengthening communities


By Vanessa Herring

WBALTV

BALTIMORE —Hundreds of thousands of dollars is headed to the Sandtown-Winchester community in Baltimore City through state grants.

The community legacy program provides resources for essential projects aimed at strengthening communities.

The $710,000 going into the Sandtown-Winchester neighborhood will be used to revitalize the community.

Of that, $500,000 will go to the Baltimore City Department of Housing and Community Development to revitalize the Gilmor Community Center.

Also, a $150,000 grant will go to Habitat for Humanity to transform blighted, vacant properties, to increase home ownership and engage residents in neighborhood revitalization efforts.

In addition, $60,000 from the Governor's Office of Children, is going to the Penn North Community Resource Center.

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