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Recent News & Press Releases
Published Tuesday August 14, 2018
For years, BCF’s donors have committed to many causes to improve Baltimore, like improving our schools and and promoting resident-led neighborhood work. With the creation of the LGBTQ Fund at BCF, our donors are now ready to help provide life-sustaining and life-affirming supports for Baltimore's diverse lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer, community, particularly vulnerable young people. Read More.
Published Tuesday July 24, 2018
As a 20-year member of the investment community, I have heard of countless ways to invest, vehicles to invest in, and tons of ideas how to preserve and grow wealth. However, for all my time in the industry, I was not familiar with the idea of Impact Investing until I was approached to join the Sub-Committee for Impact Investing at BCF. Upon reviewing the concept, I truly was intrigued at the uniqueness of this opportunity. We are looking for investments that have both social and economic impact,... Read More.
Published Tuesday June 26, 2018
For more than 60 years, the Baker-King family has gathered each year for a reunion of succeeding generations of cousins and a business meeting of the family charitable foundation. They are grateful to the founders for providing a philanthropic purpose which centers their family. Read More.
Published Wednesday May 23, 2018
BCF announces Invest for More: making focused, carefully selected investments into companies, organizations, and funds with the intention of generating a measurable, beneficial social impact in our Baltimore region, as well as a financial return. Read More.
Published Wednesday May 23, 2018
The Baltimore Community Foundation (BCF) welcomed three new members into its Professional Advisor Recognition Society during a ceremony today. The 2018 inductees into the Society include D. Crystal Alford-Cooper, Jonathan D. Eisner and Frank Lidinsky. Read More.
Published Tuesday May 8, 2018
Ensuring Baltimore’s children are ready for kindergarten is a crucial goal for BCF, and for our city. After identifying Judy Centers an intervention that delivered results, a small group of very generous donors enabled us to open eight additional Judy Centers in Baltimore City. Now, new kindergarten readiness results from across Maryland are showing that strategy has been effective – and school principals around Baltimore want to replicate Judy Centers in their own schools. Read More.
Published Tuesday May 1, 2018
Today, the Baltimore Community Foundation announced the hiring of Ann K. Beegle and Dara Schapiro Schnee to fill two key leadership positions instrumental in moving the foundation toward its strategic goals in schools, neighborhoods and asset development. Beegle has been named Vice President of Strategic Investments while Schnee will be Vice President of Philanthropy. Both start this month. Read More.