T. Rowe Price Foundation

Supporting change and
enhancing community life.

“The foundation has allowed us to maintain exemplary student outcomes and build organizational capacity to support future expansion.”
-Sarah Hemminger, Cofounder, Thread, Baltimore, Maryland

For over three decades, the T. Rowe Price Foundation has been a catalyst for change in communities. With $92 million in direct grants and matching contributions since 1981, the foundation is making an impact in Baltimore and needy communities around the globe.

AREAS OF INTEREST

Addressing community issues from every angle.

The foundation is enhancing community life with grants in the following areas:

Education

Institutions, organizations, and programs advancing high academic achievement for all children, as well as leadership development for teachers and principals that boost academic success.

Arts & Culture

Institutions and organizations offering enrichment and educational experiences that nurture lifelong learning and create more vibrant communities.

Human Services

Family and emergency services, workforce development, and other opportunities to build skills and achieve self-sufficiency.

Growth in Recent Giving

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MATCHING GIFTS

Encouraging and empowering associate giving.

The foundation is powered by the generosity and talent of the firm’s associates, who have a strong commitment to their communities. Through the Global Matching Gift Program, the foundation doubles the impact of associate donations by matching their contributions. The program also encourages volunteer service by awarding grants to organizations in which associates volunteer. In 2015 alone, matching gifts topped $5 million, and 1,200 service grants were awarded.

64%

INCREASE IN TOTAL DIRECT GRANTS AND MATCHING GIFTS SINCE 2010

DIRECT GRANTS

Supporting
innovative solutions.

The foundation provides direct grants in communities where the firm’s associates work and live. With a primary focus on education and youth development, the foundation works closely with nonprofits to identify new and effective ways to meet the challenges in our neighborhoods.

 

 

201

direct grants awarded by the
T. Rowe Price Foundation in 2015

Highlights

Grantee Spotlight

Bard High School Early College gives students a jump-start on college.
 

Bard High School Early College gives students a jump-start on college.
 

New Leaders for New Schools is transforming school leadership.

 

New Leaders for New Schools is transforming school leadership.

 

The foundation is supporting student success at the University of South Florida.
 

The foundation is supporting student success at the University of South Florida.
 

Grant Eligibility

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All data as of December 31, 2015, unless otherwise stated.

All currency stated in U.S. dollars.

1Charitable gifts made by our associates outside the U.S. are matched by T. Rowe Price Group, Inc. Total matching gift numbers may be higher than what is shown in this chart.