Baltimore, Maryland

After ‘Healthy Holly’ scandal involving no-bid deals, University of Maryland Medical System sticks with company it knows

More than a year after the University of Maryland Medical System came under scathing criticism for a series of no-bid contracts with its own board members, the system said it would award a new deal to one of the largest recipients of those deals. The deals eventually led to the resignation of top system executives and board members, and to ...

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North Baltimore’s historic Boulevard Theatre is up for redevelopment

The historic Boulevard Theatre in Oakenshawe could get a new life in the near future. An RFP was issued this week by a subsidiary of the nonprofit Central Baltimore Future Fund, which acquired the theater at 3302 Greenmount Ave. in 2016 for $1.2 million, state records show. Bids are due Sept. 15 and Sarah Keogh, executive director of the group, ...

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Foundation Requests for Proposals for Covid-19 Relief (May 12)

Here are notable new requests for proposals (RFPs) specifically for the Covid-19 outbreak, compiled by the Chronicle: Baltimore’s Promise The Covid-19 Response Funding Collaborative of Greater Baltimore, in partnership with Baltimore’s Promise, is accepting proposals for emergency Covid-19 grants. Nonprofit organizations in Maryland may apply for operational support if they work in the city of Baltimore or Baltimore County, Anne Arundel County, Carroll ...

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CONSTRUCTION COMPLETED ON NEW BARCS AND ANIMAL SERVICES FACILITY IN CHERRY HILL

Today, the City of Baltimore and the Baltimore Development Corporation (BDC) announced the completion of the new $12-million, 37,000 sq. ft. Baltimore City Animal Services and Baltimore Animal Rescue and Care Shelter, Inc. (BARCS) facility located at 2490 Giles Rd. in Cherry Hill. Animal Services and BARCS will begin relocating from 301 Stockholm St. in Stadium Area today. 2490 Giles ...

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Weinberg Foundation Commits Additional $1 Million to Israeli Nonprofits as Part of COVID-19 Response

Baltimore-Based Philanthropy Partners with The Foundations of Bituach Le’umi Baltimore, May 05, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation today announced an additional $1 million in emergency grant funding to nonprofits in Israel as part of the Foundation’s response to the COVID-19 public health crisis. The Weinberg Foundation is partnering with The Foundations of Bituach Le’umi, Israel’s ...

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How user stories and design thinking can make us better martech buyers

Tony Byrne, founder of Real Story Group, lays out a more agile way to purchase in his Discover MarTech keynote. Just because Scott Brinker’s newest version of the Marketing Technology Landscape looks like a Map of the Seven Kingdoms, don’t hack through it like a White Walker pillaging Westeros if you’re on the march for a new piece of martech. There ...

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Lexington Market pushes back timetable for East Market redevelopment

Officials have pushed back the timetable for redevelopment of the East Market in the Lexington Market complex downtown due to the coronavirus pandemic. Lexington Market Inc., the nonprofit that manages the historic market, issued a request for proposals in early March seeking a developer to renovate the East Market building. Proposals were initially due by July 1, but that timeline has been ...

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