Grants

  • Education and Enrichment
  • Health and Human Services
  • Innovation

Scholarships

Miles White, Quaker Philanthropist

“I do hereby give and bequeath to the Miles ​White Beneficial Society of Baltimore City, a ​Corporation 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

Mission

To advance social

justice in the city of

Baltimore.

Vision

To cultivate

possibilities and

stimulate hope for

a future where

social justice and

peace thrive.

Values

Integrity

Inspiration

Impact

Innovation

Stewardship

Goals

  • 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.

Our Services

Grants

  • 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.

Scholarships

  • We support undergraduate college and post-secondary vocational education ​students who are academically successful and working to make a difference in ​their communities.

Grant Applications

To access the form for completing a grant application, click ​"Grant Applications" below. Please be prepared to upload the ​following (in PDF format):

  1. A proposed project budget.
  2. Your overall organizational budget.
  3. An Internal Revenue Service letter of exemption from federal income ​tax or evidence of the organization's support by a fiscal partner.

Scholarship Applications

To access the form for completing an application for a

scholarship, click on "Scholarship Applications" below.

Please be prepared to upload the following (in PDF format):

  1. Two letters of recommendation from a teacher or academic ​advisor.
  2. Your most recent transcript or report card.
  3. A one-page essay about how you practice or encourage ​Quaker values in your school and daily life.

Contact Information

Grant Information

grants@mileswhite.org

Scholarship Information

scholarships@mileswhite.org

General Information

info@mileswhite.org

U.S. Postal Address

P.O. Box 10485

Baltimore, Maryland 21209-9998