“I do hereby give and bequeath to the Miles White Beneficial Society of Baltimore City, aCorporation created under the provisions of the Maryland Code of Public Laws by a Certificate dated the 20th day of June 1874, and duly recorded in the office of the Clerk of the Superior Court of Baltimore City, the sum of one hundred thousand dollars, to be used for the purposes of said Corporation.”
(Excerpt from the will of Miles White)
Who We Are
The Miles White Beneficial Society of Baltimore City Board Trustees are volunteers who are members of the Baltimore Yearly Meeting of Friends(Quakers).
In January, the Miles White Beneficial Society of Baltimore City publishes grant and scholarship announcements.
The maximum grant or scholarship available is $5,000.
All applications for grants or scholarships are due by March 8.
The Board announces its awards in May by contacting the applicants and issuing grant awards. Scholarships are paid directly to the student’s educational institution, typically in July.
MISSION - VISION - VALUES
To advance social
justice in the city of
stimulate hope for
a future where
social justice and
To identify and support organizations that address long-standing historical inequities by providing essential services to residents in communities in Baltimore.
To support young people in developing intellectual and spiritual strength to advance social justice in Baltimore.
To support forward-thinking activities (i.e., innovations) that stimulate the pursuit of equity and justice in Baltimore.
Education and Enrichment Grants - These grants are for projects or programs that provide school-year or summer-focused educational or enrichment programs to young people in Baltimore City.
Health and Human Services Grants - These grants are for projects or programs designed to meet the basic human needs of the residents of Baltimore City.
Innovation Grants - These grants are for projects or programs in Baltimore City that create new approaches to addressing social justice issues.
We support undergraduate college and post-secondary vocational education students who are academically successful and working to make a difference in their communities.
To access the form for completing a grant application, click "Grant Applications" below. Please be prepared to upload the following (in PDF format):
A proposed project budget.
Your overall organizational budget.
An Internal Revenue Service letter of exemption from federal income tax or evidence of the organization's support by afiscal partner.