Foundation Awards FY20 Microgrants

June 28, 2019

Foundation for Baltimore County Public Library has announced the Fiscal Year 2020 (FY20) Give ’em What They Want recipients.

The Give ’em What They Want microgrants are internal grants applied for and awarded to Baltimore County Public Library branches, departments or teams by Foundation for Baltimore County Public Library. The name comes from the philosophy created by former Baltimore County Public Library director Charles Robinson of customer-centric library service, which current director Paula Miller has updated in the current strategic plan, “Give ’em What They Want for the 21st Century.”

For FY20, the Foundation raised the total amount to be awarded to $16,000, with a max of $3,000 per application.

FY20 Recipients

For FY20, there were 12 applications accepted for the internal grants, of which 11 were selected to receive funding. $15,756 was awarded.

The following applicants were awarded grants:

  • Arbutus Branch – Rotating STEM Stations
  • Loch Raven Branch – Community Charging Station
  • North Point Branch – 21st Century Image Editing Software and Hardware
  • Owings Mills Branch – Electronic Device Charging Station Pilot Program
  • Owings Mills Branch – Owings Mills STREAM Space
  • Parkville Branch – Arts & Making Equipment Enhancement
  • Perry Hall Branch – Sensory Break Boxes
  • Randallstown Branch – 5th Annual African American Heritage Celebration
  • Woodlawn Branch – Dungeons & Dragons Programming Kit
  • Woodlawn Branch – Sensory Story Path
  • Youth & Family Engagement Department – “Capture the Flag” Ethical Hacking Workshops with MAGIC

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Congratulations to all the recipients!