Open a Fund

Establishing a charitable fund at BCF is an easy and effective way to carry out your philanthropy.

All that’s necessary is a simple fund agreement and your gift to open the fund. Most funds may be opened with a minimum gift of $10,000; to endow a new scholarship the minimum is $200,000.  Your fund may be created with a current gift, or through a planned gift like a bequest.

We’d love to meet with you to talk about your dreams and goals, and create a plan that matches your charitable purpose and financial situation. 

Stories

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Remembering Sidney Silber

Longtime philanthropist and BCF donor dies

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Planning forward by giving back

The story of the Richard and Lois Hug Family Fund

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Investing in Baltimore's youth

The story of the Howard Family Fund

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Clementine Peterson: a modern-day philanthropist remembered

Baltimore arts patron and philanthropist remembered through her permanent charitable funds

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HOBY: Developing leaders for life

Maryland Leadership Seminar Foundation encourages leadership, service, and innovation

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Four generations—and sale of lemonade—benefit Baltimore

Four generations of S.H. Shriver Jr. family philantropy

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Civic and Philanthropic Benefits

"BCF goes beyond charity to civic leadership," says Theo Rodgers

Rosenberg Martin Greenberg LLP Continuing Fund at BCF grants $25,000 for education programming

 Today, the Baltimore Community Foundation announced $25,000 in grants to fund important education work from the Rosenberg Martin Greenberg LLP Continuing Fund of the Baltimore Community Foundation.

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Carlessia Hussein: Inspiring Donors by Investing in Youth

Carlessia Hussein established a donor-advised fund at BCF to support programs to guide minority middle school students toward success. She views her emphasis on male youth as “a gift for females” as well, balancing a cohort who can “travel the same path toward becoming productive citizens, supportive parents, and outstanding leaders.”

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