About Us

We are Initiatives, Inc. A non-profit, community-based organization with over 20 years of experience.


The Mission of Initiatives, Inc. is

CONNECT – Impact community by collaborating to address workforce development needs.

PEOPLE – Believe every individual deserves every opportunity to reach their full potential

WORK – Promote meaningfull work to achieve independence and self-sufficiency

TRAINING – Provide education and training to reach potential and personal fulfillment by strengthening communities through building the workforce and promoting lifelong learning.

We are committed, compassionate, accountable, empowering and driven!


The following is a partial list of companies that are currently or have worked with Initiatives, Inc. using their services:


Colemand and Associates

Erosun, Inc

Sungrace, Inc

Vehicles for Change

State Farm Insurance

S&T Development LLC

CVS Pharmacy

KRA Corporation

Living Classrooms Foundation

Just Temps


Baltimore City Dept. of Social Services

Shoppers Food Warehouse

Personnel Plus

Baltimore City Schools

Maximus Corproation

We focus on making the maximum positive effort for our community.  Our members and volunteers provide the momentum that helps us affect change.  Using data driven models, we provide solutions that make a long-lasting difference.

Initiatives, Inc. provides support services to the underserved and special needs populations in the Greater Baltimore area, and beyond.

The founders of Initiatives, Mr. John Bugg and Mr. Thomas Hardnett chose the name of the organization based on the plethora of problems plaguing our local communities.  Mr. Bugg and Mr. Hardnett concluded that new, action-based initiatives should be created to provide solutions.

Our focus includes Workforce Development Solutions, Staffing Services, Veterans and Low Income Housing, Fatherhood Initiatives, IEP Support and Development, Displaced Worker Solutions, Youth Employment, Subsidized Employment, and Job Readiness.