The Baltimore County COVID-19 Emergency Response Fund at BCF is now accepting applications for the Baltimore County COVID-19 Nonprofit Recovery Grants Program. On May 10, 2021, Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski announced the […]
Harsh K. Trivedi, MD, MBA, Sheppard Pratt’s sixth president and chief executive officer, joined the BCF Board of Trustees in 2020. Dr. Trivedi is a board-certified psychiatrist and a child […]
Our annual update on BCF’s investment objectives and strategies is going virtual this year! In addition to financial reports, we will spotlight impact investments that offer social and financial returns, […]
Despite a challenging school year unlike any experienced before, Maryland’s students and educators received some much-needed good news in February when the Blueprint for Maryland’s Future became law after a […]
Today, the Maryland General Assembly is taking early steps toward addressing one of the most pressing issues facing our community: bridging the digital divide. The Maryland House Economic Matters Committee will hold a hearing on House Bill […]
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.
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.
BCF believes a strong Baltimore region starts with high-quality schools in vibrant, interconnected neighborhoods. To that end, our discretionary grantmaking is focused on enriching effective public schools with principal preparation, […]
In March, as a wave of novel coronavirus cases shuttered schools and businesses, BCF rapidly launched the COVID-19 Evolving Community Needs Fund. The Fund was designed to meet immediate, intermediate, and long-range needs arising from what we knew—even then—would be a challenge unlike any we had ever faced. In just a few short months, generous individuals, families, foundations, and corporations contributed nearly $2.2 million to the effort.
BCF’s place-based investing in Northwest Baltimore is rooted in an understanding and respect for the area’s history and culture. Liberty Heights Avenue played a significant role in the journey of […]