Giving Circles in Our Region

The Greater Baltimore/Washington region is experiencing enormous growth in giving circles that are having an impact in our community- both through the specific programs they are funding and as catalysts for the growth of philanthropy overall.

It is an exciting time for the field as we see this type of giving vehicle become increasingly popular. In our region, the facts speak for themselves.

Known Giving Circles/Funds Created in the Region since 2000:

The Growth of Giving Circle Donors and Philanthropic Dollars in the Greater Baltimore Region through Giving Since 2000: 

  • Approximately $10 million in new philanthropic dollars
  • Approximately 5,000 new or further engaged philanthropists