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Recent News & Press Releases
Published Tuesday November 7, 2017
Each year, millions of people throughout the country and across the globe are faced with task of rebuilding following natural disasters. Our donors often ask us for direction on the best way to provide assistance during disaster relief efforts. Here are a few suggestions. Read More.
Published Tuesday October 24, 2017
With stock market indices reaching new highs, this is a great time to make a charitable gift of appreciated securities. When giving securities through a community foundation like BCF, you and your client benefit. Read More.
Published Monday October 23, 2017
The greatest gifts one can leave for their children and grandchildren are legacy and influence , and neither requires significant wealth to accomplish. Read More.
Published Tuesday October 10, 2017
In the coming weeks, we will announce the appointment of an advocacy coordinator who will be responsible for mobilizing diverse stakeholders – including BCF’s donors, trustees, volunteers, and partners – in support of adequate education funding for our public schools and equitable education opportunities for our students. Read More.
Published Wednesday September 13, 2017
BCF trustee and Baltimore attorney Stu Simms and his wife Candace have long supported BCF’s Civic Leadership Fund, which, he says, strives to make Baltimore a “competitive, first-class community.” Read More.
Published Tuesday August 22, 2017
BCF is excited to announce that Amy Florian, a thanatologist (expert in grief and death) will be returning to Baltimore in 2018 to speak with the community of professional advisors on Oct. 18, 2018. Read More.
Published Wednesday August 9, 2017
It’s almost time for courses to start at colleges and universities across the nation. This year, as it has for decades, BCF helped donors provide scholarships to area students going to college. This year, 10 scholarship funds offered scholarships ranging from $1,000 to $80,000 to individual students from high schools in the Baltimore region. Read More.
Published Tuesday August 8, 2017
“When my husband Sidney and I thought about charity, it wasn’t whether or not we should give, but how, when, to whom, and how much.” Read More.