Baltimore School for the Arts Foundation Appoints Stephanie Moore as Director

The Baltimore School for the Arts Foundation is pleased to announce the appointment of Stephanie A. Moore as its new Director, effective July 29, 2024. Stephanie brings over a decade of experience in nonprofit management, donor relations, and community engagement, most recently serving as the Senior Director of Advancement at Everyman Theatre in Baltimore.

Throughout her career, Stephanie has demonstrated a profound ability to forge strong connections with donors, strategize innovative fundraising campaigns, and lead teams towards achieving substantial revenue growth. At Everyman Theatre, she was instrumental in doubling the number of annual donors and spearheading development initiatives that significantly increased board member giving and secured over $1 million in new government and foundation grants.

Stephanie holds a Master of Science in Arts Management and a Graduate Certificate in Nonprofit Management from the University of Oregon, coupled with a Bachelor of Music in Flute Performance from Salem College. Her academic background and professional expertise make her uniquely qualified to lead the Baltimore School for the Arts Foundation during its next phase of growth.

Rosiland Cauthen, Executive Director and Principal of the Baltimore School for the Arts, expressed her enthusiasm for Stephanie’s appointment: “We are absolutely delighted to welcome Stephanie Moore to our team. Her extensive experience and passionate commitment to the arts are exactly what we need to propel our foundation forward. I am confident that under her leadership, we will continue to enhance our support for the arts and make a significant impact on our community.”

“Stephanie’s track record of successful leadership and her deep commitment to the arts and community make her the perfect choice to head the Foundation,” said Julie Rothman, the retiring Chair of the Board of Trustees and a member of the Search Committee. “We are confident that her innovative approaches and strategic vision will greatly enhance our mission to support the arts and education in Baltimore.”

In her new role, Stephanie will focus on expanding the Foundation’s reach and deepening its impact through strategic fundraising and donor engagement, ensuring the Baltimore School for the Arts continues to foster the development of young artists and scholars

“I am thrilled to join the Baltimore School for the Arts Foundation and look forward to working with the board, staff, students, and community to advance the arts in Baltimore,” said Stephanie. “I am passionate about building and nurturing strong relationships that connect the arts and our community, and am excited to bring my experience to the Foundation to support its important work.”

Stephanie’s appointment is a pivotal addition to the Foundation as it seeks to expand its contributions to the arts community in Baltimore and beyond.

The Baltimore School for the Arts is a nationally recognized public arts high school that provides its students with intensive pre-professional training in the arts in conjunction with a rigorous academic curriculum. BSA graduates go on to the most selective arts and university programs nationwide and achieve prominence in theater, film, music, dance, and the visual arts. Additionally, the BSA’s highly acclaimed TWIGS program offers free after-school arts instruction to up to 700 city elementary and middle school children from schools across Baltimore each year, as well as other outreach initiatives to thousands more. Founded in 1979, the school is an integral and vibrant part of Baltimore’s educational and cultural communities.