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Supporters and Partners

Bridges receives no programmatic funding from federal sources or public agencies. For the past four years, Bridges has received summer meal reimbursements from the Department of Education’s Summer Food Service Program.

Bridges receives programmatic funding from private foundations, corporations, individuals, St. Paul’s School, and Gilman School. St. Paul’s School and Gilman School also provide in-kind support for Bridges.  St. Paul’s School for Girls provides in-kind support as well.

Links with Other Organizations

Bridges partners with multiple organizations in support of the High School Summer Jobs Program, including:

Art with a HeartDowtown Sailing Center
Atwater's BakeryKeswick Multicare
Baer SchoolMouth Party Caramel
Bluewater BaltimoreOutward Bound
Calvert SchoolPoint Breeze Credit Union
Charm City RunRBC Wealth Management
The CharmeryU of MD Medical Center
City Hall - Office of Council Pres.Walden School
Club at Collington SquareYouthWorks Summer Jobs Program
DLA Piper, LLP.Capital Educators (SAT Prep)

                                                         Silverman, Thompson, Slutkin & White 

The program also relies on the generosity of many organizations that provide speakers as well as in-kind /discounted field trips. This includes: 

Arden CourtsLoyola University
Baer SchoolM&T Bank
Baltimore City Police DepartmentOutward Bound
Baltimore RavensRBC Wealth Management
Bluewater Baltimore    St. Joseph's Medical Center
Downtown Sailing CenterTowson University
Goucher College 


Administrators and faculty from 9 feeder schools help in the nomination and selection of students to enter Bridges.

Cecil ElementaryHarford Heights Elementary
Coldstream Park ElementaryLeith Walk Elementary
Margaret Brent ElementaryWaverly Elementary
Govans ElementaryYorkwood Elementary


Other In-Kind Contributors: 11 partners that provide other in-kind contributions

Cal Ripken Senior Foundation: Provides 6 scholarships to a week-long sleep-away camp and an afternoon sporting activity for 100+ students at the Bridges Summer Institute 

Capital Educators: Provides in-kind SAT prep to 40 high school students during the summer

DLA Piper: Provides in-kind legal counsel on expansion plans

Junior League of Baltimore: Provides in-kind use of their City office three afternoons a week and as needed on the weekends

Loyola University: Loyola’s Center for Social Justice facilitated a tutoring partnership with Professor Lisa Zimmerelli, Director of Loyola University's Writing Center; Tutors from the Writing Center provide weekly one-on-one tutoring to Bridges high school students.

Miller’s Deli: Miller’s Deli provides 300+ in-kind deli sandwiches per year for Bridges Personal Development trips.

Sagamore Farm: Provides field trips, job shadows, and incentives for students; The Farm also recently named a horse for Bridges (Native Crossing) 

Toss Pizza: Toss provides discounted pizza for weekly tutoring at Loyola University and for other area-activities.

University of Maryland School of Social Work: Bridges has a social work intern supporting the high school and college program.

Washington & Lee University: Bridges receives a summer intern from the Shepherd Program at Washington & Lee University. The intern gives eight weeks to help with Bridges’ Summer Institute and Summer Jobs Programs. (New ‘13-‘14)


Corporation and Foundation Supporters

Bridges has 100+ current supporters including the foundations, corporations, and organizations below:

AKJ Books

Cameron and Jane Baird Foundation

Croft-Leominster Inc

Hannah and Ryan Barry Mem’l Fndtn.

Herbert Bearman Foundation

Annie E. Casey Foundation (BDSG)

Charm City Run

Clayton Baker Trust

DLA Piper

Exchange Club

France-Merrick Foundation

Grandma Family Fund

Griffin Family Charitable Fund

Goldsmith Family Foundation

Samuel & Margaret Gorn Foundation

John J. Leidy Foundation

David and Barbara B. Hirschhorn Fndtn.

Kentfields Foundation

Keswick Multicare

Kickball League of Baltimore

Lois and Philip Macht Family Fund

Point Breeze Credit Union

Rauch Foundation

Ravens ACT Foundation

RBC Wealth Management

Rothschild Charitable Foundation

Shaeffer Investment Group of RBC

Silverman, Thompson, Slutkin &White

Target Marketing

T. Rowe Price Foundation

Under Armour WIN

Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation

Thomas Wilson Sanitarium

Lockhart Vaughan Foundation

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