Supporters & Partners
Independent School Partners
Bridges works closely with The St. Paul’s Schools, Gilman School, The Bryn Mawr School and McDonogh School. Each has made an institutional commitment to Bridges, fully adopting the program as a function of their schools. This commitment includes year-round facility and office space usage, a volunteer base, back-office support, and annual financial investments in Bridges Baltimore. Bridges provides partner independent schools with meaningful opportunities to engage with and deepen understanding of the broader Baltimore community.
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Feeder School Partners
Administrators and teachers from 11 Baltimore City Public Elementary Schools help in the nomination and selection of students to enter Bridges. Students are recruited from the following elementary schools in Northeast Baltimore: Abbottston Elementary, Barclay Elementary, Cecil Elementary, Govans Elementary, Hampden Elementary, Harford Heights Elementary, Leith Walk Elementary, Margaret Brent Elementary, Montebello Elementary, Walter P. Carter Elementary, and Yorkwood Elementary.
Summer Job Partners
Bridges has 140+ supporters of $10 to $285,000 per year including the following foundations and corporations.
The Associated (Funds & Foundations)
The Herbert Bearman Foundation
The Bryn Mawr School
Cameron and Jane Baird Foundation
Charm City Run
Clayton Baker Trust
The Melissa and Jonathan Cordish Fund
David and Barbara B. Hirschhorn Foundation
Griffin Family Charitable Fund
Goldsmith Family Foundation
Hannah and Ryan Barry Memorial Foundation
Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation
Henry and Ruth Blaustein Rosenberg FoundationKentfields Foundation
Live Give Run Foundation
Lockhart Vaughan Foundation
The Richman Foundation
Rothschild Charitable Foundation
The St. Paul’s Schools
T. Rowe Price Foundation
Thomas Wilson Foundation
Other In-Kind Partners
Loyola University has been a partner of Bridges for over 10 years. Loyola students engage in service-learning by tutoring Bridges middle and high school students during the academic year. Loyola University also hosts Bridges on campus for the high school summer program.
Additionally, Bridges partners with the following organizations that provide in-kind or discounted resources including food, t-shirts, academic resources, business services, field trips, and speakers.
Early Charm Ventures
Baltimore City Hall
Baltimore City Police Department
Continental Realty Corporation
Downtown Sailing Center
Early Charm Ventures
First Tee Golf
MCB Real Estate
RBC Wealth Management
Space Telescope Science Institute