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 In the Community

Our Community Involvement

As one of the leading fiduciary advisors in the Baltimore Washington Metropolitan area and nationwide, BWFA is proud to support and partner with organizations that are helping to build a thriving community and region. We believe in working with these groups to improve the community and give help to those who need it most.

BWFA also makes various donations in honor of clients, staff members and friends of the firm. Among the many organizations we have supported in Howard County and the surrounding areas are: Columbia Orchestra, Bridges to Housing Stability, Casey Cares Foundation, Girls on the Run of Central Maryland, Make-A-Wish Foundation of the Mid-Atlantic, River Hill High School, American Cancer Society, Susan G. Komen for the Cure, Columbia Pro Cantare and Howard County General Hospital.


The Columbia Orchestra



PHOTO: Rob Carpenter with Bridges’ Executive Director Jen Broderick at BWFA.

PHOTO: Sandy Hornor is presented with the “In Recognition of Premier Sponsorship Support” award at the Bridges Heroes for Housing Celebration.

Bridges to Housing Stability

Bridges to Housing Stability (“Bridges”) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit that fights homelessness in Howard County, Maryland. Bridges provides housing-related services and financial assistance to rehouse families experiencing homelessness and offers below-market rental housing to lower-income families.

“Baltimore-Washington Financial Advisors is among our strongest advocates working to empower our community and help each of its members thrive.”


PHOTO: Thank you to everyone who joined us in supporting Casey Cares during the holidays!
We raised $10,000 to help critically ill children and their families!

Casey Cares Foundation

The Casey Cares Foundation provides ongoing, uplifting programs with a special touch to critically ill children and their families. Casey Cares’ customized programs give families ongoing opportunities to create positive family memories. For families whose faith, relationships, and pocketbooks have been stretched to their breaking points, these programs may be the only break many have from hospital stays and doctors’ visits.


PHOTO: Sandy Hornor speaks at the Neighbor Ride Volunteer update.
BWFA sponsored Neighbor Ride for the second year in a row, our sponsorship helps the onboarding of new volunteers.

Neighbor Ride

Neighbor Ride enhances the health and quality of life for Howard County’s seniors by providing the comfort and peace of mind of affordable, passenger-focused transportation services through a reliable, volunteer-based system.


Lutheran Village at Miller’s Grant

Miller’s Grant was built to provide the best possible senior living experience. The community in Howard County opened in 2016 and is currently home to nearly 375 residents. Our not-for-profit continuing care retirement community (CCRC) includes 205 apartments, 36 homes, 20 assisted living suites, and 12 nursing beds.


Community Foundation of Howard County


APL Federal Credit Union

The APL Federal Credit Union and BWFA have had a long-standing relationship spanning over 20 years.


 Johns Hopkins Federal Credit Union


Chrysalis, Merriweather Park at Symphony Woods


Girls on the Run of Central Maryland

Girls on the Run is a life-changing program for 8- to 13-year-old girls that promotes girl empowerment by teaching life skills through lessons and running.


Columbia Jewish Federation

The Jewish Federation of Columbia meets the human needs of the local Jewish community and of fellow Jews in Israel and world-wide.  In addition, the Federation works to promote Jewish identity, involve and build Jewish community in Howard County, and strengthen ties with the broader local community.


Association of Community Services of Howard County

The mission of ACS is to support Howard County nonprofits in the achievement of their missions because strong nonprofits improve the quality of life for all.


Call us today at 410-461-3900 or emailus@bwfa.com to learn more about our donations as well as how our tax services can aid you with your own charitable giving.