Mitzvah Fund for Good Deeds


The Mitzvah Fund for Good Deeds was established in 2012 for the purpose of providing gap funding for non-profits in the Baltimore community.

All eligible organizations are encouraged to apply!


Organizations must:

  • Have 501(c)(3) nonprofit status or a fiscal agent
  • Serve Baltimore region
  • Not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, national origin, color, physical handicap, gender or sexual orientation

Typical Grants

Grant requests to not exceed $3,500


The purpose to which Mitzvah Fund monies may be applied are broadly defined. Proposal may include funding for unrestricted needs, transportation, staffing, etc. Previous grants have included:

  • COVID-19 at-home kits for students to read, learn and play
  • Resource cards to distribute with meals for families in need
  • Creating a diverse library at a local school

The Mitzvah Fund does not make grants for:

  • Start-up organizations
  • Capital campaigns, building construction, renovations or other capital projects
  • Individuals
  • Multiple years
  • Institution of higher education
  • Projects that do not serve the Baltimore region


This fund accepts grant proposals on a rolling basis as funds are available.

Start the Application Process