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Maryland Nonprofit Organizations

The following is a list of Maryland nonprofit organizations that provide services for other nonprofits.


Association of Baltimore Area Grantmakers (ABAG)

2 E. Read St., 2nd Fl., Baltimore, MD 21202, 410-727-1205

An association for grant-giving foundations, such as the Abell Foundation.  Offers a free download of a common grant application, a format which nonprofits can use in applying to ABAG members for funding.  ABAG's Baltimore Neighborhood Collaborative sponsors educational events and forums relating to community development.

Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP), Maryland Chapter

2105 Laurel Bush Rd., Suite 200, Bel Air, MD 21015, 443-640-1047

The AFP sponsors an annual meeting, educational opportunities, and a "Career Connections" mentorship program for new members.

Business Volunteers (BVU)

175 W. Ostend Street, Baltimore, MD 21230, 410-366-6030

Business Volunteers "connects people and businesses with nonprofits that need help."  BVU's website also includes more information on volunteerism at the local and national levels for businesses, volunteers, and nonprofits.

Charitable Organization Division of the Office of the Secretary of State (Maryland)

16 Francis St., Annapolis, MD 21401, 410-974-5534

Registers charities to do business in Maryland and maintains a database of Maryland charities.

Community Law Center: Apply for Services

3355 Keswick Rd.,  Baltimore, MD 21211, 410-366-0922

Community Law Center, a nonprofit law firm, provides legal services to community and nonprofit organizations throughout Maryland.

Maryland Governor's Grants Office (GGO)

45 Calvert Street,  Annapolis MD 21401, 410-974-5090

The GGO "helps state agencies, local governments, and non profit organizations, find, win and manage grants."  In addition to finding resources on federal, state, and foundation grants, the GGO also provides information on student financial aid, small business funding, and family resources.

Maryland Nonprofits

1500 Union Ave, Suite 2500, Baltimore, MD 21211, 410-727-6367

The Maryland Association of Nonprofits provides member services and support to nonprofits throughout Maryland. See their training calendar for workshops.

Maryland Volunteer Lawyers Service (MVLS)
One North Charles Street, Suite 222, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, 410-547-6537
MVLS provides free or reduced fee representation to low-income individuals and non-profits who have civil legal questions or issues throughout Maryland.
United Way of Central Maryland (UWCM)

175 W. Ostend Street, Baltimore, MD 21230, 410-366-6030

The United Way of Central Maryland provides health and human services for individuals, families, nonprofits, and companies.  The 2-1-1 Maryland phone service refers basic needs organizations and providers to individuals and families.  Nonprofits services include funding opportunities and partnerships.

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