October 27, 2017

The largest corporate philanthropists in Greater Baltimore

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CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield bumped up to the No. 1 spot on this year's List of largest corporate philanthropists, with $10.21 million Baltimore-area cash donations in 2016- about $3.35 million more than the company donated in 2015.

The nonprofit health services company donated more than $43.4 million companywide in 2016 to support programs including B’More for Healthy Babies, the United Way of Central Maryland, the American Heart Association, the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Greater Chesapeake, and more.

T. Rowe Price Group Inc. dropped down to the No. 2 spot on the List with $8.53 million Baltimore-area cash donations in 2016.

Below, you can see the top five largest corporate philanthropists in the Baltimore area. Subscribers can view the full List of corporate philanthropists here, ranked by Baltimore-area cash donations in 2016, as well as BBJ's List of the highest-paid nonprofit executives in Greater Baltimore.

5. M&T Bank

Address: 25 S. Charles St., Baltimore
Baltimore-area cash donations in 2016: $3.5 million
Total companywide cash donations in 2016: NA
Employee hours donated companywide in 2016: NA

4. Cordish Cos./Maryland Live! Casino

Address: 7002 Arundel Mills Circle, Hanover
Baltimore-area cash donations in 2016: $4.94 million
Total companywide cash donations in 2016: NA
Employee hours donated companywide in 2016: NA

3. Exelon Corp.

Address: 1310 Point St. 19th Floor, Baltimore
Baltimore-area cash donations in 2016: $6.41 million
Total companywide cash donations in 2016: $46.12 million
Employee hours donated companywide in 2016: 171,341

2. T. Rowe Price Group Inc.

Address: 100 E. Pratt St., Baltimore
Baltimore-area cash donations in 2016: $8.53 million
Total companywide cash donations in 2016: $10.35 million
Employee hours donated companywide in 2016: 46,000

1. CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield

Address: 1501 S. Clinton St., Baltimore
Baltimore-area cash donations in 2016: $10.21 million
Total companywide cash donations in 2016: $43.4 million
Employee hours donated companywide in 2016: 18,131