Partnerships Data & Impact

BTU Partners come from a variety of missions and services, from schools and educational nonprofits to community engagement organizations, research institutions, and government agencies.

BTU stands out because of its innovative collaborations that often involve multiple colleges and groups. Across all 333 engagements, faculty, staff, and students are working with 531 partner organizations throughout Greater Baltimore and every county in Maryland.

BTU Partnerships & Impact Map

We’ve mapped BTU’s impact. View our interactive map to better understand TU's partnership and community engagement work.


Impact Areas

BTU is about elevating the work we’re already doing with our partners throughout Greater Baltimore to better address the needs of the region. TU's priority is on creating opportunities for positive impact, while respecting the breadth and diversity of our partnerships. Five impact areas serve as a basis for how the efforts, resources, and recognition of university-community partnerships are organized.


High-Quality & Equitable Education

For over 150 years, TU has been Maryland’s largest provider of teachers. We know one of the biggest determinants for a thriving and competitive economy is high-quality and equitable education.

High-Quality & Equitable Education Impact Area Partner Report (PDF)

#BTUatWork Featured Partnerships

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Strong Neighborhoods & Sustainable Communities

Strong neighborhoods and sustainable communities are key to increasing the quality of life for citizens across Maryland. We work with our partners to address the most pressing needs for our communities.

Strong Neighborhoods & Sustainable Communities Impact Area Partner Report (PDF)

#BTUatWork Featured Partnerships

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Thriving & Competitive Economy

TU is the state resource for applied research, technical services, continuing education, and entrepreneurship. We work collaboratively with our partners in government and business to grow Maryland's economy and improve the quality of life for its citizens.

Thriving & Competitive Economy Impact Area Partner Report (PDF)

#BTUatWork Featured Partnerships

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Lifelong Health & Well-Being

TU is a leader in addressing community health and well-being across the Greater Baltimore region. We believe that supporting family stability through the lens of health and well-being is essential and we are working across the spectrum to provide services from pre-natal to the elderly.

Lifelong Health & Well-Being Impact Area Partner Report (PDF)

#BTUatWork Featured Partnerships

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Vibrant Arts & Cultural Community

Recognized as a thriving cultural center for Maryland, TU is committed to enhancing access to the arts. We partner on several arts-based initiatives and programs from both a programming perspective and an educational perspective.

Vibrant Arts & Cultural Community Impact Area Partner Report (PDF)

#BTUatWork Featured Partnerships