The BCAL partners with organizations located within the greater Baltimore area and throughout Maryland. These partner organizations work with the BCAL on community outreach and preservation initiatives to support a holistic and accessible approach to cultural resources in the greater Baltimore area.
Community partners are listed in alphabetical order.
Archeological Society of Maryland
The Archeological Society of Maryland discovers, investigates and conserves important archeological sites and artifacts, and fosters and encourages their utilization in educational activities for the public interest.
Baltimore American Indian Center
The Baltimore American Indian Center (BAIC) is a nonprofit organization that was founded in 1968 with a mission to “assist and support American Indian and Alaskan Native families moving into an urban environment and adjusting to the culture change they will experience.” The BAIC provides a welcoming, safe space for the native community to gather; a place where people are treated with dignity, respect, understanding and where cultural practices are kept alive.
Baltimore County Department of Planning
The Baltimore County Department of Planning implements programs and projects that strengthen existing communities, revitalize older commercial centers and preserve rural resources.
Baltimore County Department of Recreation and Parks
The Baltimore County Department of Recreation and Parks provides quality recreational and leisure opportunities to county residents and visitors via its parklands and open spaces, recreation and nature centers, and other specialized facilities.
Baltimore Heritage works to preserve and promote Baltimore’s historic buildings and neighborhoods.
Council for Maryland Archeology
The Council for Maryland Archeology is the organization for professional archeologists working in or interested in all facets of archeology in Maryland. The council was founded in 1976 to foster public awareness, concern and responsibility for the conservation of archeological resources in Maryland.
Friends of Herring Run Parks
The Friends of Herring Run Parks are a community-based, nonprofit organization dedicated to preserving, improving and engaging the community with the Herring Run Parks in Northeast Baltimore City.
Historical Society of Baltimore County
The Historical Society of Baltimore County collects, preserves and interprets the rich history of Baltimore County for the education and enjoyment of present and future generations.
Lake Roland Nature Council
The Lake Roland Nature Council works in partnership, as the only approved nature council for Lake Roland (park), with the Baltimore County Department of Recreation and Parks to maintain, preserve and protect the natural environment of the park as well as to maintain, preserve and protect the historic structures, trails and roads in Lake Roland.
Native American Lifelines
The mission of Native American LifeLines is to promote health and social resiliency within Urban American Indian communities.
Preservation Maryland works to protect the state’s irreplaceable heritage while creating a more equitable and sustainable future.