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Recent News & Press Releases
Published Tuesday August 8, 2017
Maryland’s Commission on Innovation and Excellence in Education—chaired by Dr. Brit Kirwan and known to many as the Kirwan Commission—will deliver its final report to Governor Larry Hogan and the Maryland General Assembly in December. BCF is closely following the commission's work and will be advocating that the report's recommendations be implemented to help Baltimore City students. Read More.
Published Wednesday July 26, 2017
"We felt this was the right choice for us—giving to the charity of our choice, receiving an income for life, and receiving a charitable tax deduction at the time the annuity was established, all in full compliance with federal tax law.” Read More.
Published Monday July 24, 2017
Over the years, BCF has gained insight from the thousands of donors and donor-advised fund holders we’ve had the pleasure of working with to achieve their charitable goals. We'd like to share a few tips with you that we have found very helpful to donors who are in the process of completing a charitable giving plan. Read More.
Published Tuesday July 11, 2017
New results compiled by Baltimore City Schools’ Office of Achievement and Accountability shows Judy Centers prepare their children for school at a rate that exceeds most other strategies in the district. Read more for results. Read More.
Published Tuesday July 11, 2017
What makes Sharon and Bill Reuter love living in Ridgley’s Delight? Its the sense of community and generosity they have felt since they relocated to Baltimore 30 years ago from New York to work as designers in the magazine industry. Read More.
Published Monday July 10, 2017
The Search Committee of the Baltimore Community Foundation has announced selection of The 360 Group and its founder and managing partner Vincent Robinson to lead the search for BCF’s next president and CEO. The Search Committee, co-chaired by BCF trustees Josh Fidler and Stu Simms, was formed after the March announcement of the forthcoming retirement of longtime BCF president and CEO Tom Wilcox. Read More.
Published Friday June 30, 2017
The Baltimore Women's Giving Circle will award program and operating grants totaling $440,000 on July 1 to 19 Baltimore area nonprofits that serve low-income women and their families. Grantee projects aim to help these women improve their health, education, self-sufficiency and overall well-being. Read More.
Published Friday June 23, 2017
Sound Advice is a new charitably-minded Q&A series from BCF written by and for professional advisors serving clients in the Baltimore region. This month, Lee Carpenter, Esq., of Semmes, Bowen & Semmes, explains the need for a will, with particular pointers for the LGBT community. Read More.