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Jonathan Taylor Scholarship Fund Applications Being Accepted!

The Jonathan K. Taylor Swarthmore College Scholarship Fund is administered by Baltimore Monthly Meeting, Stony Run to provide support to students attending Swarthmore College in Swarthmore, PA. Preference goes to members of the Baltimore Yearly Meeting community. For the 2020-2021 academic year, there are funds up to $15,000 to be distributed among the successful applicants. For more information, or to apply by the June 1, 2020 deadline, contact Cindy Maier. (

Miles White Beneficial Society of Baltimore City

The Miles White Beneficial Society of Baltimore City, a charitable Trust affiliated with the Baltimore Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers), is now accepting applications for grants up to $5000 to non-profit 501(c)3 organizations. All applications must be in writing. Complete applications must be received by JULY 1st of this year.

The Miles White Beneficial Society awards grants to organizations addressing un-met needs for health and human services to persons who lack access to and/or financial means for these basic resources. Preference is given to non-profits serving within the greater Baltimore metropolitan area and to those with connections to Friends Meetings, or their members, within the Baltimore Yearly Meeting.

All applications must include the following information to be considered:

Mission statement of the organization and an overview of current operations. For organizations awarded Miles White grants last year, this information is on file and need be (re)submitted only if it has changed.
Financial information and 501(c)3 status. Applicant’s non-profit status and financial information will be confirmed on Guidestar.
If your organization is itself not listed on Guidestar, please name your ‘parent’ organization for this reference and provide your most recent Budget, Balance Sheet and Operating Statement.
A specific budget request with a statement of how the organization intends to use the grant money within one year. Most grants are made “unrestricted” but a clearly defined budget request is helpful.
Your “Friendly connections”, if any, e.g. Quaker board members, employees or volunteer; program participants or clients, etc.; and
A local Contact person w/ address, e-mail & phone number.

Complete applications must be received by JULY 1st of this year.

If mailed, address written & signed applications to:

William O. Miles, Secretary,
Miles White Beneficial Society
c/o Baltimore Monthly Meeting of Friends, Stony Run
5116 N. Charles Street
Baltimore MD 21210

If emailed, send applications to:

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