By Vanessa Herring
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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