• $300,000 per year at local businesses owned by women, minorities, and/or immigrants in targeted ZIP codes
  • $500,000 in combined spending with UMMC at local businesses owned by women, minorities, and/or immigrants in targeted ZIP codes
  • Mentoring 5 businesses to increase vending revenue from UMB or UMB contractors
    • At least three of those businesses must be non-food

About University of Maryland – Baltimore



To improve the human condition and serve the public good of Maryland and society at-large through education, research, clinical care, and service.


The University will excel as a pre-eminent institution in its missions to educate professionals, conduct research that addresses real-world issues affecting the human condition, provide excellent clinical care and practice, and serve the public with dedication to improve health, justice, and the public good. The University will become a dominant economic leader of the region through innovation, entrepreneurship, philanthropy, and interdisciplinary and interprofessional teamwork. The University will extend its reach with hallmark local and global initiatives that positively transform lives and our economy. The University will be a beacon to the world as an environment for learning and discovery that is rich in diversity and inclusion. The University’s pillars of professionalism are civility, accountability, transparency, and efficiency. The University will be a vibrant community where students, faculty, staff, visitors, and neighbors are engaged intellectually, culturally, and socially.


University of Maryland-Baltimore joined BLocal during year five of the initiative.  University of Maryland – Baltimore will report on progress in 2021.

University of Maryland – Baltimore



Madison Haas

Economic Inclusion Coordinator

UMB Office of Community Engagement

P: (860) 690-6130