WELCOME

We invite you to join us on an educational and philanthropic journey. Whether you’re a member or a potential member, a grant recipient or in search of a grant, we hope you’ll find the information you need here.

  • April 1, 2016

    The Full Circle meeting of March 2nd 2016 at Loyola was a historic event. For the first time, all circle members, regardless of whether they were currently grant readers or not were invited to listen to presentations of grant requests and vote on them. 126 members took advantage of the opportunity, half of them not currently on a grant team and a fourth who had never been involved with grants before. 

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  • April 1, 2016

    On March 21, longtime Maryland political reporter Jeff Salkin gave BWGC members a crash course on state legislative politics. 

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  • April 1, 2016

    OrchKids and orchids are both beautiful and prized.  What the former does is provide year round music education programs to over 1,000  students (3 -15 years old) living in low-income Baltimore communities.

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  • April 1, 2016

    Futuro Latino Learning Center’s application for BWGC funding calls the program “a vital educational lifeline” to immigrant women and their families. It is that and much more, as it prepares Latin American immigrants for productive, self-sufficient lives.

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  • February 11, 2016

    We are fortunate to have so many women care about our community and demonstrate that by choosing to be members of the Baltimore Women's Giving Circle each year. Our Circle has grown from 53 members to 427 which is a remarkable testament to this caring.

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  • February 11, 2016

    For the first time, all Circle members will be able to vote for the recipients of our 2016 Two-Year Impact grants! This is the second year of our pilot program to fund two $50,000 ($25,000 per year) grants.

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  • December 22, 2015

    The good news is that against the odds and in the face of over-whelming demand, Asylee Women’s Enterprises (AWE), a 2012/13 and 2014/15 BWGC grantee, manages to survive and to continue delivering vital services to asylum seekers from a number of African and Middle-Eastern nations. 

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  • December 22, 2015

    The newly formed Circle Advocacy Sub-committee learned valuable information from two experienced women last month. Neilson Andrews, VP of Baltimore County League of Women Voters and Maryland Delegate Geraldine Valentino, House Chair of the Joint Committee on Children, Youth and Families, and Chair of the House Judiciary Committee on Family Law Issues, shared tips for individuals interested in advocating at the state level.  

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  • December 22, 2015

    On Tuesday, November 10, Grantee Connect hosted forty-nine representatives from forty-two of the BWGC’s ‘alum’ grantees.  The topic was “The Ask.”   The session focused not only on organizations soliciting financial support, but also for other things critical to success like time, volunteers, and board membership.

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  • July 10, 2015

    To help lift women from poverty to self-sufficiency, the Baltimore Women’s Giving Circle is awarding grants totaling $441,060 to 22 Baltimore area nonprofits serving low income women and their families.

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  • April 10, 2015

    On March 30, Conference Room #318 at the Baltimore Convention Center was filled with over 200 professional fundraisers hoping to gain new insights into how… Read more »

The Ark Preschool

The Ark Preschool

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