We believe that learning is not a passive activity, but instead requires active participation and deep, practical application. With this core value, we’re infusing a culture of philanthropy across the University of Maryland to create the next generation of leaders and spur innovation in the field of philanthropy.

Our Core Tenets


In just two short years our spark caught fire, spurring an innovative and impactful approach to college learning that is unparalleled across higher education.

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At the Center, the School of Public Policy brings together experienced and talented faculty from around the world to deliver an unparalleled experience.

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We are proud to offer students the opportunity to get involved in their community and around the world through transformational programs.

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Every one of our alumni has secured a job by the time they graduate and are working in some of the most well-known and respected nonprofits in the world.

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