Meet some of our donors and community partners, and find out about progress in our priority areas of neighborhoods and education.
The Judy Center at John Ruhrah Elementary, one of the Judy Centers funded through a $6 million campaign at BCF, has been named a model Judy Center by the Maryland State Department of Education.
Pat and Mark Joseph's commitment to Baltimore has translated into a generous program of philanthropy, particularly in the areas of education and the arts, and their interests, Pat says, "are aligned and completely in sync" with the goals of BCF.
“The Inner Harbor is the only place I can think of where teens are rubbing shoulders with business executives. There is a huge opportunity for those people to interact with one another because the major obstacle of location is removed.”
"People want to know how they can help. I’m not sure if there’s a better vehicle than BCF to get both a broad perspective of what’s happening in Baltimore and also an understanding of what is needed in direct services and direct action. BCF has a dual focus and a powerful impact," says author and BCF Civic Leadership donor Wes Moore.
In 2012, Rosenberg Martin Greenberg was preparing to celebrate its 25th anniversary. The law firm considered a big party, but decided to do something more worthwhile: make a contribution to an organization in the community where it would have an impact.
“Our involvement with BCF has convinced us of the strength of the organization and its dedication to respond to the needs of Baltimore, which will change over time. With the expertise of BCF, resources will be invested wisely and leveraged to greatest effect.”
A sense of leadership and responsibility make this bike-centered youth collective a special part of Baltimore.
BCF's Tom Wilcox talks with United Way of Central Maryland CEO Mark Furst about UWCM's work in the Baltimore community.
Some estimates show that over 30,000 Baltimoreans are homeless at some point during the year. That's why BCF has partnered with United Way of Central Maryland to help families Greater Highlandtown avoid homelessness.
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