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Create A Legacy

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In compiling a report on BCF’s impact and accomplishments in 2019, it felt as if we were writing about a time long ago. Still, 2019 was crucial for BCF because it prepared us for the unprecedented challenges of today. We spent the year striving to integrate our strategic plan priorities into our everyday work. We had thought-provoking conversations with donors; built purposeful partnerships in communities; and nurtured investments in organizations, schools and neighborhoods across the Baltimore region. We investigated racial inequality and advocated for a world-class educational system where every child has the opportunity to thrive. In short, we leaned into our role at the intersection of resources and relationships – where donors and communities alike converge for lasting impact.

Recent News & Updates

COVID-19 Evolving Community Needs Response Grants

BCF’s response to the COVID-19 crisis began in mid-March with a series of emergency grants for distribution of food and essential supplies. Simultaneously, the foundation launched the COVID-19 Evolving Community Needs Fund, mobilizing $2.2 million – and counting – to address the far-reaching immediate, intermediate and long-term effects of the pandemic.

COVID-19 Evolving Community Needs Fund Donors

Our COVID-19 response is possible thanks to hundreds of generous individuals, foundations, and corporations. Below are just a few of the reasons why donors chose to give to BCF during this extraordinary time.

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