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UMBF Matching Gift Program: Nov. 1, 2021 – March 31, 2022

To bolster UMB’s fundraising efforts for the Catalyst Campaign, the University of Maryland Baltimore Foundation (UMBF) Board of Trustees has generously agreed to a $1.3 million Matching Gift Program to support fundraising goals for UMB’s seven schools and presidential initiatives.

The board has allocated $150,000 to each school and $250,000 to the following presidential community initiatives: the CURE Scholars Program and UMB’s Community Engagement Center.

The match period will commence Nov. 1, 2021, and conclude March 31, 2022.

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The University of Maryland Baltimore Foundation, Inc. (UMBF) Board of Trustees advises the President of the University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) on matters affecting University programs, students, faculty, employees, and the community we serve.

UMBF promotes UMB through advocacy and the enlisting of financial support and manages and invests gifts and property for the benefit of UMB.

The Foundation's distinguished Board of Trustees advises the University President and operates with the following committees:

  • Executive
  • Governance
  • Finance
  • Audit
  • University Advancement

The Foundation solicits and accepts gifts in accordance with the University System of Maryland Policy on Affiliated Foundations. All gifts, bequests, endowments, and private grants are used in accordance with the directions of the donors.


James L. Hughes, MBA
Senior Vice President
Chief Enterprise and Economic Development Officer
Interim Chief Philanthropy Officer and Interim President
University of Maryland Baltimore Foundation, Inc.

Pam Heckler
Chief Operating Officer and Treasurer
University of Maryland Baltimore Foundation, Inc.