Baltimore Foundation Announces Largest-Ever Grant

072514_mishmash-philThe Goldseker Foundation announced the largest-ever grant in the local organization’s 39-year history: $1.5 million to the Baltimore Community Foundation.

The grant will also benefit BCF’s affiliated entities — Healthy Neighborhoods, Inc. and the Central Maryland Transportation Alliance.

“The Goldseker Foundation is very proud of its long-term support of BCF,” Sheldon Goldseker, chairman of the foundation’s board, said in a statement. “Through its civic leadership, advocacy and grant making, BCF has come to play an increasingly vital role in Baltimore’s philanthropic community.”

Since 1979, the Goldseker Foundation has provided more than $4 million in grants to the organization. Since 2000, it has provided approximately $3 million in additional support to Healthy Neighborhoods and the CMTA.

“The sustained grant support of the Goldseker Foundation has been instrumental to the growth and development of BCF,” said that organization’s chairman, Raymond Bank. “We are grateful for the decades of fruitful partnership between BCF and the Goldseker Foundation and look forward to future collaborations to benefit Baltimore and the region.”

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