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Jan 03, 2013, 11:45 ET

The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation Appoints New Program Associate

Phillip Rowland-Seymour will lead Maryland Small Grants Program, support Foundation Program Directors The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg...

Dec 12, 2012, 15:03 ET

The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation Announces $500,000 In Emergency Grants To Nonprofits In Israel

Response will aid 17 organizations facing critical needs after the Gaza conflict The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation, one of the...

Nov 26, 2012, 15:18 ET

Weinberg Foundation Donates Up To $1 Million For Hurricane Sandy Relief Efforts

Baltimore-based philanthropy responds to both immediate and long-term needs The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation, one of the largest...

Nov 12, 2012, 10:09 ET

The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation Celebrates $147 Million in Grants Paid and Approved in Past Year

More than 1,000 expected to attend Annual Community Gathering November 13 The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation, one of the largest...

Sep 12, 2012, 02:00 ET
One of three Baltimore City Public Schools libraries renovated in the first year of the Weinberg Foundation Library Project.  (PRNewsFoto/The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation)

Weinberg Foundation Celebrates First "Library Project" Grand Openings

Three new Baltimore City Public Schools libraries unveiled marking completion of initial phase of multi-year, $multi-million community...

Jul 25, 2012, 04:00 ET

Weinberg Foundation Announces $5 Million Commitment To Build 12 New School Libraries

Original $2M commitment has been increased to $5M over four years  The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation, one of the largest...

Jul 24, 2012, 03:00 ET

Weinberg Foundation Hosts Annual Employee Giving Program

16 employees given opportunity to make $10,000 grant recommendations The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation, one of the largest private...

Jul 11, 2012, 11:33 ET

Weinberg Foundation Library Project Book Drive Results

13,000 Books Collected Valued at nearly $75,000 Next up: September 12, 2012 Grand Openings of the First Three New Libraries! The Harry and...

Jun 11, 2012, 06:00 ET

The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation Appoints New Controller

Former CFO Craig Hoffman brings 35 years of experience  The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation, one of the largest private...

Mar 02, 2012, 03:00 ET
The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation is leading the Baltimore Elementary and Middle School Library Project.  With more than 20 community partners, the Library Project is transforming libraries within selected schools into catalysts for learning and a love of reading -- to better equip children for success in the classroom and in life.  (PRNewsFoto/Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation)

Weinberg Foundation/Baltimore Reads Launch Major Book Drive

Next Chapter of Multi-Million Dollar Baltimore Library Project  The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation, one of the largest...

Mar 01, 2012, 10:54 ET

Weinberg Foundation/Baltimore Reads Launch Book Drive

Governor O'Malley to Bring Wheelbarrow Full of Books! The following event is being announced by The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg...

Dec 16, 2011, 08:30 ET

With New $5 Million Grant, The Weinberg Foundation Provides a Total of $16 Million for Scholarships to Baltimore Jewish Day Schools Over 11 Years

The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation, one of the largest private foundations in the United States, today announced a $5 million commitment...

Dec 05, 2011, 04:00 ET

Weinberg Foundation Leads Launch of Groundbreaking Baltimore City School Library Project

Public-Private Partnership Represents Total Investment of $3.78 Million The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation, one of the largest...

Nov 14, 2011, 11:34 ET

The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation Celebrates $86 Million in Grants During Past Year

Additional $49 Million Approved for Future Payment  The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation, one of the largest private...

Sep 22, 2011, 09:41 ET

The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Fellows Program Announces Graduation for 2011 Class of Nonprofit Leaders

Year-Long Leadership Program Offers Professional Development and Mentorship The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Fellows Program, a leadership...

Sep 06, 2011, 07:30 ET
John F. Lingenfelter.  (PRNewsFoto/Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation)

The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation Appoints New Vice-President of Finance

Former Morgan Stanley VP of Finance named to newly created position The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation, one of the largest private...

Jul 26, 2011, 09:51 ET

The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation Hosts Annual Employee Giving Program

Each employee handles entire grantmaking process leading to $150,000 in grants for selected charities The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation,...

Jun 23, 2011, 17:52 ET

The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation Celebrates Dedication of Permanent Baltimore Homeless Shelter

$1.8 million grant will support 24-hour, year-round emergency shelter serving 275 homeless men and women The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg...

May 09, 2011, 16:35 ET

The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation Announces Partnership with State of Maryland to Increase Rental Housing Options for Persons with Disabilities

$1 million investment over two years to promote independent living The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation, one of the largest private...

May 09, 2011, 16:22 ET

The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation Celebrates Dedication of SEED School of Maryland

$2 million contribution to support new statewide college-preparatory urban public boarding school for underserved students The Harry and Jeanette...