The Robert W. Deutsch Foundation invests in innovative people, projects, and ideas that improve the quality of life in Baltimore and beyond.

 
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We help individuals and organizations by funding general operating support, capacity building, and leadership development.

 
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Our approach is responsive, dynamic and hands-on. We provide customized support to changemakers in social justice, technology, the arts and more.

 
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HOW WE WORK

 
 

We strive for social equity.

 

We get in on the ground floor and take risks on emerging initiatives. Our aim is to counteract systemic barriers to resources.

Why we take action

 
 
 

Our scope is hyper-local.

 

We focus on Baltimore, supporting efforts that others overlook.

Why we're here

 
 
 

We foster creative ecosystems.

 

By building relationships, we strengthen citywide networks promoting equity and health. We know that a micro action can create macro results.

Why this is important

 
 
 

Our goal is for catalytic change.

 

We invest early. The right funding at a critical point can change the entire trajectory of lives and communities.

Why this works

 
 

OUR IMPACT

 
25 years
300+ recipients
$40M in funding

OUR WORK

 
 
 

WHAT'S NEW

 
 

OUR MOTTO

 
 

Recognize talent. Invest early. Take risks. And help innovators achieve success.

 
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