A legacy of caring. A leader in nonprofit grants.

The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation is one of the largest private charitable foundations in the United States. Our sole purpose is to assist low-income and vulnerable individuals and families through nonprofit grants to direct-service providers. We invite you to learn more about the Foundation by visiting the rest of our site. Please click here to see videos highlighting the Foundation's work.

Capital Grant Applications

Effective immediately, the Foundation is implementing an online application process for all capital grant requests. Applications will still be accepted on a rolling basis. To find out if you are eligible to apply, click the button to the right, and follow the instructions provided.

Areas of Giving

The Weinberg Foundation awards grants through seven areas of giving: Older Adults, Workforce Development, Education, Disabilities, Basic Human Needs & Health, Veterans, and General Community Support.


  • Older Adults

    Older Adults

    The Foundation supports organizations that help low-income and vulnerable older adults to age in their communities with independence and dignity. Learn More
  • Workforce Development

    Workforce Development

    The Foundation supports organizations that are committed to helping people help themselves by obtaining and retaining employment, preferably on a career track. Learn More
  • Education

    Education

    The Foundation supports organizations that ensure children achieve grade-level academic performance in reading, math, and science; and graduate from high school prepared for college and the workplace. Learn More
  • Disabilities

    Disabilities

    The Foundation supports organizations that respect and promote the independence and individual choice of children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Learn More
  • Basic Human Needs & Health

    Basic Human Needs & Health

    The Foundation supports organizations that meet the basic needs of individuals, families, and communities. Learn More
  • Veterans

    Veterans

    The Foundation supports organizations and programs committed to ensuring military members and their families effectively reintegrate into their communities. Learn More
  • General Community Support

    General Community Support

    The Foundation supports major Jewish and greater community development efforts as well as philanthropic investments that support low-income and vulnerable families. Learn More

Weinberg Foundation Facts

2.6

approximate total assets


100

approximate total of annual grants


7

areas of giving


443

average number of grants approved per year


Latest News

  • RapidRehousing
    June 21, 2018

    Final evaluation report of Rapid Re-Housing Program

    In 2014, the Weinberg Foundation’s Board approved an investment of $1.2 million over three years to expand Rapid Re-Housing for families in Baltimore City and conduct an evaluation of the program. The Foundation is now able to share the results of that evaluation.

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  • securityalert
    June 6, 2018

    Security Alert

    The Weinberg Foundation is aware of a fraudulent email that has been disseminated as part of a so-called “phishing” or email “spoofing” scheme to fraudulently solicit donations. The Weinberg Foundation has no knowledge of this campaign, nor would the Foundation ever solicit donations.

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  • darius-header
    May 29, 2018

    Weinberg Foundation Announces New Program Director

    Darius Graham will be responsible for refining and communicating the Foundation's place-based philanthropic strategy for Baltimore, working across sectors to effectively implement that strategy, and developing metrics for measuring the Foundation's impact.

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