Welcome to the BSA Foundation, the school’s fundraising partner!

We hope you’ll join us in supporting the fantastic programs and students at the Baltimore School for the Arts.

We are a 501c(3) organization that works closely with the community to fund the arts, academic, and community initiatives that make Baltimore School for the Arts one of the top five public arts high schools in the country.

Annual and endowment gifts generate funding for test prep and tutoring, master classes and field trips, and art supplies, such as paint, charcoals, pointe shoes, costumes, and set builds. We also finance our free after-school arts program, TWIGS, and educational programming for thousands of elementary and middle school children. Our job is to secure the programs that make a difference for young artists across Baltimore.

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Ways to Give

You can make a difference. About one-third of the funding for the high school and 80 percent of the funding for TWIGS comes from generous members of the community such as yourself. These resources are the backbone of the combined arts and academic education. We want to make it easy to give — there are so many ways!

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View annual reports for the 2020-21, 2019-20, and 2018-19 and school years.

Creative Partnes Program

Through our newly redesigned Creative Partners Program, you or your business have the opportunity to design a unique partnership with the Baltimore School for the Arts while supporting initiatives that positively impact BSA’s high school students and city youth through the TWIGS (To Work In Gaining Skills) program.

Creative Partners Giving

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Leadership Giving

Our philanthropic leaders are ensuring that all of Baltimore’s children have access to the arts. We have two leadership giving societies, each with its own unique benefits. Membership in the Director’s Circle begins with a gift of $3,500 or more. Membership in the Founders’ Society is for gifts of $10,000 or higher.

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Chief Advancement Officer

Brigid Zuknick ’05

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Our Staff

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Volunteer

Our volunteers are the heart of the Baltimore School for the Arts. And we have many, many opportunities throughout the year for students, parents, alumni, and community members to become involved.

Volunteer Opportunities