Funding Collaborative Seeks Proposals for Summer Programs Serving Baltimore Youth

BALTIMORE, Md. – January 7, 2019 – Now in its fifth year, the Baltimore Summer Funding Collaborative continues to work to expand summer enrichment opportunities for young people in Baltimore City. Collaborative members include: the Abell Foundation, the Annie E. Casey Foundation, CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield, Clayton Baker Trust, Constellation, Family League of Baltimore, France-Merrick Foundation, The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation, The Hinkey-Benson Family Fund, Joseph & Harvey Meyerhoff Family Charitable Funds, Lockhart Vaughan Foundation, Under Armour, and United Way of Central Maryland.

These 13 funders have committed over $3 million to help fight summer learning loss. When children are disengaged from learning and enrichment over the summer months, they can lose up to three months of knowledge and skills gained during the previous school year. Click to read more.