Continuing Education and Economic Development

  • Enrollment: Approximately 35,000 students in 7,000 courses.
  • Offers training in 17 occupational disciplines and nearly 100 enrichment courses

Grant highlights

  • Provided workforce development training benefiting older adults through scholarships, academic coaching and job placement services.
  • Provided occupational skills training in Building and Construction trades, 77% of participants completed the program and 57% entered industry related employment.
  • Provided job training for more than 250 incarcerated and formerly incarcerated Baltimore citizens.

Sample of funded grants

New and Continuing Grant Awards 2013/2014

Grant title
Total

Maryland Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation Consolidated Adult Education and Family Literacy 

$1,447,453

Maryland Higher Education Commission (MHEC) English as a Second Language

$696,472
CIGNA Foundation Nursing and Allied Health Scholarship $5,000
Kaiser Permanente Nursing and Allied Health Scholarship $200,000
Citi Foundation Ready by 21 Steps 2 Success $160,000
United States Department of Labor (DOL), Sub-grant with the State of Maryland Department of Juvenile Services (MDDJS) Continuum of Opportunity Reentry Program & Services (CORPS): Young Offenders Initiative $1,106,849
United States Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), Sub-grant with Tidewater Community College Health Information Technology (HIT) Consortium $562,684
Maryland Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation Consolidated Adult Education and Family Literacy Services: MI-BEST II Project Literacy Works $51,383
Bank of America Charitable Foundation 50 Plus Job Training Program $14,000
American Association of Community Colleges (AACC) Deerbrook Charitable Trust Funded Plus 50 Encore Completion Program $15,000

Total

$4,258,841

New and Continuing Grant Awards 2014/2015

Grant title
Total
United States Department of Labor (DOL) Sub-grant with Baltimore County - ACE $289,158
Maryland Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation (DLLR) EARN Planning Health Information Technology $19,520
Maryland Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation (DLLR) EARN Implementation Health Information Technology
$149,133
Kathy & Jerry Wood Vocational Scholarship Program $230,568
Maryland Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation (DLLR) Consolidated Adult Education and Family Literacy (CAFL) $1,771,793
Maryland Higher Education Commission (MHEC) English as a Second Language $613,808
Citi Foundation Ready by 21 Steps 2 Success $160,000
Maryland Home & Community Care Foundation Eldercare Scholarship Program $200,000
Total $3,433,980