HISTORY & OVERVIEW

The Baltimore Children & Youth Fund is a $12 million non-lapsing fund dedicated to supporting Baltimore’s children, youth and young adults. 

GUIDING VALUES & PRINCIPLES

The guiding values and principles of the BCYF include racial equity, intergenerational leadership, community ownership, and collective decision-making.

FAQs

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The Baltimore Children & Youth Fund puts the priorities of our youth first and supports leaders like you that are committed to the health and wellbeing of all our children.

Afrikan Youth Alchemy - Climbing Mount Afadjato (1)

What's new with BCYF?

Ashia, filmmaker and student with the Griot Works program, documents their recent trip to Ghana.

Griot Works is a youth entrepreneurship and community development program that utilizes media production and cultural education as tools of advocacy and business development to foster personal and collective transformation among Baltimore city youth ages 16 to 24.

GriotsWorks is a program Afrikan Youth Alchemy -AYA, a grantee of the Baltimore Children and Youth Fund.

And how are the children?

“And how are the children?” A traditional greeting of the Maasai people of East Africa that places the safety and wellbeing of children at the forefront of all other community matters. The response, “All the children are well,” confirms that the priorities of the community are in order.

The Baltimore Children & Youth Fund puts the priorities of our youth first and supports leaders like you that are committed to the health and wellbeing of all our children.

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