The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation was eastablished during the late 1930s by Harry weinberg as a long term vehicle for consistent charitable activity.
The Weinberg Foundation assists financially disadvantaged and vulnerable individuals and families through grants to direct service organizations. Their end goal is to help these individuals and families to overcome obstacles and achieve greater self-sufficiency.
The foundation gives grants to the following program areas: older adults; workforce development; basic human needs & health; disabilities; education, children, youth, and families; general community support; and Maryland small grants program
There is a new, seven-foundation partnership established that support nonprofits to become more effective and engaged. The Fund for Shared Insight has announced its first round of grants, which are intended “to encourage and incorporate feedback from the people the social sector seeks to help; understand the connection between feedback and better results; foster more openness between and among foundations and grantees; and share lessons.”