Visionary leadership in philanthropy, asset management, and stewardship
Serving institutions within the University System of Maryland, regional higher education centers, and six community colleges.
Offering grants administration, gift administration, payroll services, investment management, and fund accounting services.
The University System of Maryland Foundation promotes, galvanizes, and supports the advancement of public higher education in Maryland through leadership and engagement in philanthropy, asset management, and stewardship. Learn More >
View our interactive annual report and download a PDF for printing.Learn More >
Leonard Raley’s article, “The Five Characteristics of Great Foundation Board Members,” was published in Trusteeship, the Association of Governing Board’s bimonthly magazine.Learn More >
Board Chair Bonnie Stein was named to The Daily Record’s inaugural Power 30 Higher Education List, along with 12 other USM leaders.Learn More >
Board Director Ali Von Paris is the Owner and Founder of Route One Apparel, which has been named the number one fastest-growing private company by the Baltimore Business Journal.Learn More >
Our strategic plan, “Pioneers and Optimists,” maps our path forward in a world of uncertainty – and opportunity.Download Now >
Board Director Antonio Tijerino, President and CEO of the Hispanic Heritage Foundation, will be presented with the Greater Washington Hispanic Chamber of Commerce’s (GWHCC) Legacy Award on November 13.Learn More >
The University System of Maryland Foundation offers grants administration, gift administration, payroll services, investment management, and fund accounting services. We maintain and support a database of alumni and development records that nine of our institutions use, as well as provide campaign and strategic fundraising leadership support and professional development.Learn More >
Consider donating to the institution of your choice. We offer ways to give to the USM Foundation through credit card, planned gifts, or gifts of stock.Give a Gift >
This is a precarious time for all of us. The global pandemic has our whole community operating in uncertainty. We have compiled a list of frequently asked questions to help our students, partners and staff navigate these unprecedented times.Learn More >
Should any person know or have a reasonable belief that persons associated with the Foundation plan to engage or have engaged in illegal or unethical conduct in connection with the finances or other aspect of the foundation’s operations, that person should immediately file a complaint with the Chief Audit Executive or the President and CEO of the Foundation.LEARN MORE >