Award Package

  • Cash award ($2,500 for Winners, $1,000 for Honorees) to be used to support needs at the school. Possible uses for the funds include supporting programs for the school, professional development for the principal or staff, funding for events, and acquiring vital resources and materials;


  • Significant recognition at the event, including a video highlighting the school and its principal that can be used in future communications;

  • An evening in the Mayor's Box to watch an Orioles' game;

  • Under Armour gear (bag, shoes, clothes);

  • Media recognition

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The Heart of the Schools is a year-round program that celebrates and supports Baltimore City Public School principals for their exemplary innovation, execution, and leadership, building strong school cultures. Coordinated by the Fund for Educational Excellence, the program is a collaborative of dozens of businesses, foundations, individuals and nonprofits.