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Thank you for your interest in joining the BWGC.

  • New members - complete your membership registration and pay your contribution by clicking Join Now below.  
  • Current members - renew your existing membership, further instructions are available on the renew membership page
  • Former members - please rejoin, email

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Annual membership contributions are $2500, $1200, or $600. We invite you to select the membership plan that is personally meaningful and aligns with your philanthropic goals.  The amount of your membership contribution will not be disclosed, and you may adjust your contribution amount on an annual basis.

We offer a variety of payment options, some of which are described below. As you proceed with registration you are presented with these options for membership contributions and payment options.

If you have any questions, please write to us at

Online Payment 

As you go through the registration you will be given the option to pay by credit card or e-check. 

Please note that if you wish to pay using one of the methods described below, instead of a credit card or e-check, you should select the Bill Me choice during the online registration process.


Make check payable to the Baltimore Community Foundation with BWGC in the memo line and mail, to:

Baltimore Community Foundation
P.O. Box 37422
Baltimore, MD 21297-3422
Attention: BWGC

Please note that if you send a check from your IRA account, be sure to include the stub when you send it to BCF.  

Stock Transfer

Stock transfers should be directed to:

Wilmington Trust
DTC #990
Account Number: 1014867
Baltimore Community Foundation Gift Account
Attention: Elisabeth Hudgens (410) 545-2776
Please include the name of the donor

Donor-Advised Fund

If you already have a donor-advised fund at the Baltimore Community Foundation you can log onto BCF’s DonorXpress to recommend a grant to the Circle. If you have questions please contact

To transfer from a charitable fund that is not held at the Baltimore Community Foundation, any of the above payment options may be used. Please identify the name of the donor.


The BWGC is a component fund of the Baltimore Community Foundation (BCF), a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt, publicly supported organization. Contributions are fully deductible to the extent permitted by law. A copy of BCF’s current financial statement is available online at Documents and information submitted to the State of Maryland under the Maryland Charitable Solicitations Act are available from the Office of the Secretary of State for the cost of copying and postage.