Patti Chandler

Vice President of Finance and Administration, Baltimore Community Foundation

Baltimore, MD

Baltimore Community Foundation organizes grants, initiatives, and advocacy around a vision of a growing Baltimore economy where all have the opportunity to thrive.

Patti is vice president of finance and administration at the Baltimore Community Foundation, where she oversees the organization’s financial operations, human resources, administration and information technology. She is a certified public accountant (CPA), Certified Information Technology Professional and Certified Computing Professional, and holds a master’s degree in business administration. She brings BCF a skill set that blends private sector experience and non-profit know-how that allows BCF to continue improving its systems efficiency in grantmaking, gift processing and administration. She began her career working at the accounting firm KPMG, and later led the computer consulting division of C. W. Amos & Company. Patti ran her own consulting company serving non-profit organizations and municipal clients at each stage of systems implementation.



Baltimore Community Foundation is a philanthropic foundation created by and for the people of Greater Baltimore, where many donors join together to make the region they love a better place, today and for future generations.

BCF serves their community in a variety of ways, by:

  • Building a civic endowment, a permanent source of charitable support for the Baltimore region
  • Helping donors plan and carry out their charitable giving in Baltimore, the region, and across the country
  • Working in partnership with others across the public, private and nonprofit sectors, bringing a consistent voice of leadership to critical civic issues.