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Open a Fund

An easy and effective way to carry out your philanthropy.


Invest In Baltimore

Make a difference with your charitable dollars to address Baltimore's most pressing needs.


Support BCF

Help BCF advocate on critical issues, convene public and private partners, and incubate great new ideas for Baltimore.


Create a Legacy

Through BCF, you can support the causes you care about for generations to come.

Focus on Philanthropy


Shaping the future of Baltimore

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.” 

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Focus on Neighborhoods


Baltimore Beyond Plastic rally at City Hall

Nearly 200 students from a dozen Baltimore City schools converged at City Hall on February 6 for a rally to support legislation that would ban polystyrene food containers within Baltimore. 

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Focus on Education


Judy Center at John Ruhrah recognized as Model Judy Center by State Education Department

 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. 

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BCF's next leader: Dr. Shanaysha Sauls


The Board of Trustees of the Baltimore Community Foundation has appointed Shanaysha Sauls, PhD to the office of president and CEO. Dr. Sauls said, "My longtime focus has been about improving lives of people all across Baltimore, and BCF affects every single Baltimorean in a way that no other institution can, through its issue advocacy, philanthropic investments and partnerships with community and the public sector."

2017-2018 Annual Report

We’re pleased to present our most recent report for you to view.


Oversight of Funds

Read about BCF’s process for oversight of funds established to benefit the Baltimore Police Department and other public agencies.


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