Living Classrooms Foundation’s strong financial health and commitment to accountability and transparency earned it a 4-star rating from Charity Navigator in 2020, America’s largest independent charity evaluator.
Lewis Hines National Award for Service to Children and Youth.
Crossroads School one of 13 U.S. schools selected for Schools as Centers of Community Honor Society.
U.S. Dept. of Labor Top Ten Model Program for Best Practices.
Masonville Cove named country’s first Urban Wildlife Refuge by U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.
Commodore John Rodgers School named one of the U.S. top 5 turnaround schools in 2014, by U.S. Dept. of Education.
Named “Best Nonprofit Organization” by City Paper 2011.
SmartCXO Executive Team Award by SmartCEO Magazine.
In 2011, the Maryland Port Administration received President Obama’s Coastal America Award for environmental restoration efforts and education programming provided by Living Classrooms and partners at Masonville Cove Environmental Education Center.
2009 William S. White Program of Distinction Award.
JHU School of Public Health’s 2009 Community Hero Award.
Frederick Douglass-Isaac Myers Maritime Park ranked by SoulofAmerica.com as one of Top 21 Black Museums in the Nation.
Model United States partner organization of the International Youth Foundation, as of 2008.
2006 Lewis Hines National Award for Service to Children and Youth.
2005 Citigroup Salute to Friends of Maryland Education Award.
2004 Mayor’s Business Recognition Award from the City of Baltimore and Greater Baltimore Committee.
Innovative Program Award from the Maryland Recreation and Parks Association.
Special Appreciation Award from The Arc of Baltimore.
Citation of Recognition from the Maryland House of Delegates.
Maryland Green Center Award from the Maryland Association for Environmental and Outdoor Education.
National Schools as Centers of Community Honor Society by the Knowledge Works Foundation.
2002 Achievement Award from the National Association of Counties.
Economic Development Organization of the Year by the Baltimore City Chamber of Commerce.
Program of the Year by the Baltimore County Office of Employment and Training.
Top 10 organizations nationwide providing Promising and Effective Practices for Youth.
Sea Education Program of the Year by the American Sail Training Association.