Among the many trends in giving we have seen advancing over the last decade is a shift toward entertaining shorter time frames for the philanthropic spending of personal fortunes. Now, a new report from Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors suggests the number of time-limited foundations, sometimes referred to as “spend-down foundations,” is gaining on those organized to give in perpetuity. READ MORE
Carroll County is a community on fire — a fire of love and concern and giving, lots of giving. It nearly makes me cry whenever I stop to think about the depth of what goes on this little county,... READ MORE
JPMorgan Chase & Co. wants to set an example for companies across the U.S. that Baltimore is a city on the rise.
I met with Peter Scher, one of the top executives at... READ MORE
In recent years a growing number of foundations have fastidiously articulated new program goals to support people of color, people who are LBGTQ, people with low incomes, and others facing barriers to progress. But Jara Dean-Coffey says something huge is missing from all of those equity efforts — a rethinking of the way foundations measure success. READ MORE
The Open Society Foundations are pleased to announce the appointment of Danielle Torain as the new director of the Open Society Institute-Baltimore, effective Jan. 21, 2020.... READ MORE
The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra announced Tuesday that it has been promised pivotal gifts... READ MORE
Maryland Volunteer Lawyers Service (MVLS), the largest provider of pro bono civil legal services to low-income Marylanders, today announced a generous grant from the ... READ MORE
Across our field, in politics, in business, and in our communities, Americans are questioning the very nature of philanthropy and probing its core value. These questions ask who has the... READ MORE
The Bainum Family Foundation is proud to announce that David Daniels, its former Chief Operating Officer, has been named CEO and President of the organization.
“My father... READ MORE