Governor Hogan Announces Nearly $63 Million For State Revitalization Program

Written by Coppin State University,

Governor Larry Hogan announced new awardees for several state revitalization programs administered by the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD). Pronounced last month, nearly $63 million was awarded to 214 projects and activities that promote community development and economic growth. All 23 Maryland counties and Baltimore City received awards through one or more of the programs.

Through the Seed Community Development Anchor Institution Fund,Coppin State University is one of the anchor institutions to be awarded funds in support of community development projects, including completion of the Mill on North Food Hall, in partnership with Neighborhood Housing Services of Baltimore, and support for a partnership with Keys Community Healing Village to provide mental and emotional health services and to address food insecurities. The fund is targeted at community development projects in disinvested areas of the state.

These projects and initiatives support responsible redevelopment that is driven by local partnerships,” said Governor Hogan. “Our state revitalization programs spur economic growth in Maryland’s diverse and vibrant communities, attracting additional public, private, and nonprofit investment while improving quality of life for residents.”

For a full list of awards, visit: FY22 State Revitalization Program Awards.

“The West Baltimore community is long overdue for strategic investment and redevelopment,” said Dr. Anthony L. Jenkins, president of Coppin State University. “This opportunity is just another step that we have made towards recommitting the university to community engagement and transforming our community into what we know to be its full potential.”