Make Space for All.
Make Space for All.
I think what Open Works gets right & understands very naturally is that it takes a village to raise a visionary.
— Allison Brown, entrepreneur and Open Works Member
Neil Didriksen, Chairman
Robert W. Deutsch Foundation, COO
Terrell Williams, Director
Baltimoreans United in Leadership Development (B.U.I.L.D.), Community Organizer
Tanya Terrell, Director
South Baltimore Learning Center, Executive Director
Mac MacLure, Director
Baltimore Arts Realty Corporation (BARCO), Interim President and CEO
Pam Gray, Director
SB and Company Public Accountants, Partner
Stephanie Chin, Director
Maryland Institute College of Art, Entrepreneurship Evangelist
Dr. Ron Williams, Director
Coppin State University College of Business, Professor and Dean Emeritus
Charlotte Phillips, Director
Wilmington Trust, Director of Private Banking, Administrative Vice President
2019: Abell Foundation; Anonymous; Baltimore Development Corporation; Baltimore Summer Funding Collaborative Blaustein Philanthropic Group; C.L. McCoy Framing; David and Patrice Cromwell; Maryland Department of Commerce; France-Merrick Foundation; Goldseker Foundation; Hackerman Foundation; Herbert Bearman Foundation; Innovation Works; Jim and Mimi Piper Fund; Linda Hutchinson; Maryland Department of Commerce; Paul Rucker; Robert W. Deustch Foundation; Southway Builders; Stanley Black and Decker; Wells Fargo Foundation; 2018: Abell Foundation; Annie E. Casey Foundation; Baltimore City Foundation; Baltimore Development Corporation; Best Buy; Blaustein Philanthropic Group; Bunting Family Foundation; Harry and Jeannette Weinberg Foundation; Jim and Mimi Piper Fund; Maryland Department of Commerce; PNC Bank Foundation; Robert W. Deutsch Foundation; Rouse Family Foundation; Stanley Black and Decker; Vernon Wright Family Foundation; Whiting Turner; 2017: Abell Foundation; Baltimore Development Corporation; Baltimore Arts Realty Corporation; Etsy: JHU Neighborhood Initiative; Kauffman Foundation; Lockhart Vaughn Foundation; M&T Bank Foundation; Mayor’s Office OST; Youth Fund; PNC Bank Foundation; Robert W. Deutsch Foundation; T. Rowe Price Foundation; TEDCO; Wells Fargo
Member Businesses & Organizations
Saw and Spoon
Custom woodwork focusing in food related implements
Baltimore into Space Project
Experimental bespoke shoes, altars to new gods, and sundries
EV Conversions and electronics
Custom furniture and commercial restaurant items, contract CNC services
Positive Images Products
Functional afrocentric art – mirrors, earring holders, decorative boxes, magnets and jewelry
Zapp Shield, LLC
We manufacture radiation shields for patients during radiology examinations
A Year in Review
Open Works is a 501(c)3 nonprofit with a mission dedicated to educational and economic development in Baltimore City. Check out our Guidestar profile to see our annual report and financial filings.
Make it Happen at Open Works
Looking for something else? Open Works has all the tools and resources you need to bring an idea to life, learn a new skill, find a space for your new business and so much more.