• UMB CURE Scholars Receive Significant Grant

    The Kathy and Jerry Wood Foundation has made a generous, multiyear investment in the UMB CURE Scholars.


  • UMBF Distinguished Service Award Winner

    Theo C. Rodgers, MBA, was named the University of Maryland Baltimore Foundation, Inc., 2019 Distinguished Service Award Recipient.

  • UMBF Trustee Joseph R. Hardiman

    A devoted alumni, Hardiman has served as a member of the UMB Foundation, Inc., board since its inception in 2000.

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.


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