Supporters & Partners

School 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.

To learn more about our independent school partners, visit:

Bridges at The St. Paul’s Schools page
Bridges at Gilman School page
Bridges at The Bryn Mawr School page
Bridges at McDonogh School page

Feeder School Partners

Administrators and teachers from 16 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
Arlington Elementary
Barclay Elementary
Cecil Elementary
Cross Country Elementary
Dallas F. Nicholas Elementary
Fallstaff Elementary
Govans Elementary

Hampden Elementary
Harford Heights Elementary
Leith Walk Elementary
Margaret Brent Elementary
Montebello Elementary
Pimilico Elementary
Walter P. Carter Elementary
Yorkwood Elementary

Summer Job Partners

The following organizations provide jobs for Bridges high schoolers as a key part of high school summer programming. Bridges staff provide career readiness training and support for the students working with summer job partners, contributing to successful working relationships between Bridges students and their employers.


Bridges has 140+ supporters of $10 to $1 million per year including the following foundations and corporations.

The Annie E. Casey Foundation
The Associated (Funds & Foundations)
The Baltimore Ravens
Charm City Run
Clayton Baker Trust
Crane Foundation
David and Barbara B. Hirschhorn Foundation
Lockhart Vaughan Foundation
The Richman Foundation
Rothschild Charitable Foundation
Schoenfeld Insurance Associates
The Silber Foundation


The Good Hope Foundation
The Gorn Foundation
Hannah and Ryan Barry Memorial Foundation
Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation
Henry and Ruth Blaustein Rosenberg Foundation
The Herbert Bearman Foundation
Kentfields Foundation
Live Give Run Foundation
The Stephen & Renee Bisciotti Foundation
T. Rowe Price Foundation
Thomas Wilson Foundation
William Blair

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.

Baltimore City Hall
Baltimore City Police Department
Baltimore Ravens
Brown Advisory
Capital Educators
Continental Realty Corporation
DLA Piper
Downtown Sailing Center

First Tee Golf
MCB Real Estate
RBC Wealth Management
Space Telescope Science Institute
Stepstone Group
Under Armour
Diamondback Brewing
Early Charm Ventures

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