Sandtown-Winchester Community Receives $710,000 in State Grants

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The community legacy program provides resources for essential projects aimed at strengthening communities

By Vanessa Herring
WBALTV

BALTIMORE —Hundreds of thousands of dollars is headed to the Sandtown-Winchester community in Baltimore City through state grants.

The community legacy program provides resources for essential projects aimed at strengthening communities.

The $710,000 going into the Sandtown-Winchester neighborhood will be used to revitalize the community.

Of that, $500,000 will go to the Baltimore City Department of Housing and Community Development to revitalize the Gilmor Community Center.

Also, a $150,000 grant will go to Habitat for Humanity to transform blighted, vacant properties, to increase home ownership and engage residents in neighborhood revitalization efforts.

In addition, $60,000 from the Governor’s Office of Children, is going to the Penn North Community Resource Center.

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