South Baltimore Gateway Partnership Sponsors Free Community Capacity Building Conference

| February 5, 2020 | 0 Comments

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South Baltimore Gateway Partnership Sponsors Free Community Capacity Building Conference

The South Baltimore Gateway Partnership (SBGP) is pleased to host a free one-day conference on April 3rd, 2020 at the Horseshoe Casino. The event, Fostering Vital Neighborhoods: A Community Capacity Building Conference, will bring together grant makers, grant seekers, and community-focused nonprofits, and grassroots advocates across Baltimore City for a chance to network and enhance critical organizational skills.

Learn more and register now at Registration is limited to 100 participants, with priority given to those operating within the SBGP district.

The conference will include keynote speeches from award-winning radio host Dr. Karsonya Wise Whitehead and Baltimore Ceasefire co-founder Erricka Bridgeford. Attendees will be able to participate in up to three workshops with topics including fundraising, strategic planning, recruiting volunteers, and more. The event will include breakfast and lunch and end with a networking happy hour.

“We are so excited to host this conference to celebrate the organizations doing great work in our district and beyond,” said SBGP Community Grants Director Acacia Asbell. “We view SBGP’s Community Grants program not only as a funding stream for organizations, but also a catalyst to increase their organizational capacity and equip them with tools and resources they need to be successful.”

Visit the conference webpage for descriptions of all available workshops, a full agenda, and parking information. Registration is free and closes March 25th.

About SBGP

SBGP was established in 2016 to help implement the South Baltimore Gateway Master Plan, a sweeping plan to improve neighborhoods near the Horseshoe Casino Baltimore, with funding provided by Local Impact Grants generated by video lottery terminals. Under its Strategic Plan, SBGP works to improve the vitality of its communities by focusing on three crucial elements of the South Baltimore Gateway Master Plan: Community Development and Revitalization, Environmental Sustainability, and Health and Wellness. SBGP is not an agency of the City of Baltimore or the State of Maryland. It is governed by a Board of Directors comprised of residents of the district and representatives of businesses located in the district. Learn more about SBGP and the communities served here.

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