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Invest in girls: Ways to Give

At Girl Scouts of Central Maryland, we believe that when girls succeed so does society.  We give girls a place to discover their passions, find their voice and make a positive impact in their communities.

We need your help to ensure that every girl in central Maryland develops the confidence that Girl Scouts nurtures. An investment in girls through Girl Scouts is a commitment to help the next generation of self-sufficient and capable women.


Make a difference today! 100% of every dollar donated stays with our Council to support our local Girl Scouts.

There are so many ways to support Girl Scouts of Central Maryland, choose the ones that are right for you:

Family Partnership Distinguished Women's Award
Monthly Giving Giving Society
Planned Gifts Gifts of Stock
Matching Gifts/Volunteer Grants Workplace Giving
Honor & Memorial Gifts Vehicle Donations
Beyond Bars 25th Anniversary Corpotate and Foundation Partnerships


 Friendship Circle - Monthly Giving 

A monthly gift of $5 quickly turns into $60!  Partner with GSCM and invest in the long-term success of girls in central Maryland with convenient monthly gifts.

Click here to join the Friendship circle by making a monthly gift.


 Giving Society 

Your acknowledgement of Girl Scouts’ mission and your trust in us to deliver it are the ultimate gifts. Through our Giving Society, Girl Scouts of Central Maryland expresses our deep gratitude and shows benefactors how their generosity helps girls live the mission of Girl Scouting.

Emerald Society

Gifts of $1,000-$4,499

Benefits include:                                                

  • Recognition in the Annual Report* and at the Annual Meeting
  • Special invitations to GSCM events
  • 2 tickets to the Distinguished Women's Award Ceremony

Click here to make a donation.

Leadership Society

Courage Circle - Gift of $5,000-$9,999   

  • All the above recognitions, plus 4 tickets to Distinguished Women’s Award Ceremony

Confidence Circle - Gifts of $10,000-$24,999

  • All the above recognitions, plus a private luncheon with CEO Violet M. Apple

Charcter Circle - Gifts of $25,000+

  • All the above recognitions, plus one free camp rental

Click here to make a donation.

*Benefactors may decline public recognition. For more information on our Giving Society, contact

Click here to make a donation.


 Juliette Gordon Low Society - Planned Giving 

Become a member of the Juliette Gordon Low Society by including Girl Scouts of Central Maryland in your will, as a beneficiary of a life insurance policy, naming Girl Scouts of Central Maryland in a charitable trust agreement, or by making a gift of $1,000 or more to the endowment.

If you have already named Girl Scouts of Central Maryland as the beneficiary of a planned gift, let us know.  We will welcome you as a Juliette Gordon Low Society member.


 Gifts of Stock 

Gifts of appreciated stock or securities can provide you with the opportunity to make a substantial gift to our Council, avoid capital taxes and use the gift as a charitable tax donation.

To learn how to transfer appreciated stock and securities to the Council, contact


 Matching Gifts/Volunteer Grants 

Do you know if your company matches your gift to Girl Scouts of Central Maryland or donates to your Girl Scout volunteer hours?

Follow these easy steps to find out!

  • Download our list of companies who will match your gift
  • Talk to your HR Department and let them know you want to make your Girl Scout donation match
  • Email us at to let us know your gift will be matched


 Workplace Giving 

Many city, state and federal employers offer charitable workplace giving programs to current employees and retirees.  Use the codes below to designate your workplace gift to Girl Scouts of Central Maryland.  Giving through the workplace provides us with sustainable funds that help us deliver the best to our Girl Scouts!

Baltimore City Combined Charity Campaign


Maryland Combined Charity Campaign


Combined Federal Campaign


United Way of Central Maryland



 Honor & Memorial Gifts 

Make a contribution online or by mail in honor of a special person in your life to show your appreciation, in sympathy to the family for the loss of a loved one or even as a way to congratulate someone for their birthday, graduation, special recognition, service awards or event for a girl who has earned the Girl Scout Gold Award.

If you choose to make an honor or memorial contribution, please provide all the acknowledgment instructions when completing the online giving form. GSCM will send a donation acknowledgment letter to the donor as well as send a card to the recipient as acknowledgment of your contribution.

Make an honor or memorial gift.


 Vehicle Donations 

Wondering what to do with your used car or truck? Donating your old vehicle to Girl Scouts of Central Maryland, is convenient, easy, and may qualify you for a tax deduction. And best of all, your donation of a used car or truck will make a big difference in supporting Girl Scout programs and activities for your girl and all girls in central Maryland!

Why not donate your vehicle today?  All you need to do is to complete our simple online form or call 866.628.2277 and we’ll take care of the rest. We will pick up your vehicle, arrange to have your donation towed, and provide you a tax-deductible receipt, all at no charge to you. Call 1-866-628-2277 or fill out our online form

Frequently Asked Questions 

Contact the Development Team!

Kristi Halford Chief Development Officer 410-358-9711 ext 233

Karen Blake Special Events and Corporate Relations, Manager 410-358-9711 ext 254