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United Way of Central Maryland Employee, Hamilton Resident, Selected for United Way Worldwide Fellowship Program 

Baltimore, Md. - (April 2021) – Bruce Kranig, associate vice president of development at United Way of Central Maryland, has been selected to participate in United Way’s Fellowship Program. An accelerated year-long development course, the program is designed for core leaders of United Way who are high performers and have proven capacity for leadership.  

“United Way of Central Maryland is proud that Bruce Kranig was chosen to be a member of this year’s Fellowship Program,” said Franklyn Baker, president and CEO, United Way of Central Maryland. “I know he will represent our organization well, and am excited to see what he learns and brings back to the greater Baltimore region. It is leaders like Bruce who will engage with the next generation of donors and carry our mission into the 21st century – helping us to provide what’s needed, where it’s needed.” 

Selection for the fellowship program is based on an individual’s performance, mastery of skills and core competencies, and potential for leadership. Applications come from the nearly 13,000 people serving in local United Ways around the world, and across all departments. Admission to the program is highly selective, with participation limited to just 30 applicants each year.  

United Way Worldwide’s 2021 Fellowship Program runs from March 2021 to October 2021. 


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United Way fights for the health, education and financial stability of every person in every community. With global reach and local impact, we’re making life better for 48 million people annually. United Way is the world's largest privately funded nonprofit, working in 95% of U.S. communities and 40 countries and territories. That’s why we’re the mission of choice for 2.5 million volunteers, 7.7 million donors and 45,000 corporate partners. In the wake of COVID-19, we’re helping people stay in their homes, stock their pantries, and protect their lives and livelihoods. And we’re working to build resilient, equitable communities. Learn more at Follow us: @United Way and #LiveUnited.