Progress on PayOur CEO and President applauds a critical winRead More
for vital early childhood educators in D.C.
A Life and Legacy
of GenerosityJane BainumRead More
But Finding HopeReflections from our CEORead Our Statement
and President on the January 6
attack on the U.S. Capitol
Matters Most’Our 2019/2020 Year in ReviewExplore the Report
Captures How Our Partners and Team
Pivoted to Meet the Moment
Sustainable Change10 Ways Foundations Can EngageRead our Bainum Brief
in Policy Advocacy
Marcus GrayRemembering a TreasuredRead More
Friend and Colleague
Racial InjusticeFoundation Leaders CommitRead Our Statement
to Engage With Urgency
Against Racial Inequity
Equitable FundingPhilanthropic, Business and Nonprofit LeadersRead the Statement
Say D.C. Deserves COVID-19 Stimulus
Funding Equal to States
Let us count the ways.
We work with partners who support families, caregivers, educators and communities to create the conditions and environments children need to thrive.
Our Focus Areas
Our work encompasses four initiatives: Early Learning, Food Security, Seventh-day Adventist and Family Philanthropy.
Our Commitment to DEI
Our commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion is inseparable from who we are and what we do.
New Bainum Brief: Creating Change Through Policy AdvocacySeptember 30, 2020
Other Recent News
In Memory: Jane Bainum
Honoring a Life and Legacy of Generosity Jane Bainum (1919—2021) With great sadness, we announce that our co-founder Jane Bainum passed away this week at the age of 101. She and her husband, Stewart Bainum, Sr., established the Bainum Family Foundation in 1968, committed from the beginning to supporting children and families living in poverty. Her … Continued
Foundation’s Interactive 2019/2020 ‘Year in Review’ Now Available
Our 2019/2020 Year in Review, “What Matters Most,” features stories that capture key moments from the past year, showing how our partners and staff — with immense passion, commitment and creativity — pivoted and persevered to meet those moments. Explore our interactive report and download a PDF version of it here.
In Memory: Marcus Gray
It is with profound sadness that we share the news that our friend and colleague Marcus Gray passed away on September 6, 2020. Marcus had been with the Bainum Family Foundation for eight years, serving in a number of program and community engagement roles, culminating in his recently announced position of Senior Manager, Equity, Inclusion and … Continued