Who We Are

About the Kennedy Krieger Institute Office of Philanthropy

The Kennedy Krieger Institute Office of Philanthropy helps Kennedy Krieger build the resources needed to fulfill its mission—To transform the lives of children with disorders of the brain through groundbreaking research, innovative treatments, and life-changing education. The office raises philanthropic funds to help Kennedy Krieger:

  • Conduct research into treatments, prevention, education, community support, and possible cures for a wide spectrum of disorders and injuries
  • Provide personalized, family-centered patient care to thousands of children each year
  • Offer specialized education to children with cognitive and physical disabilities
  • Offer vital resources and services to improve the lives of individuals with disabilities in the community

About Kennedy Krieger

Kennedy Krieger is a place like no other.

We are an inpatient pediatric specialty hospital. We are outpatient centers. We are schools and educators, researchers and advanced training centers. And we are home to numerous child- and family-focused community programs.

With this comprehensive model of care, Kennedy Krieger has built a reputation over the last 75 years as an international leader in caring for children with neurodevelopmental disorders and injuries.

Your support of Kennedy Krieger Institute helps bring us one step closer to understanding and overcoming childhood brain-related disorders and injuries.

The Impact of Your Support

Every day, generous people like you help us further our mission by sharing their time and resources through direct donations in support of our work, volunteering to help at our facilities or events, hosting fundraising events, donating their unwanted vehicles, or showing support at events like Festival of Trees.

We hope you can help us continue our work. Please take a few moments to learn how you can contribute by exploring the options below.