The Baltimore Summer Funding Collaborative (the Collaborative) has awarded $3.46 million in grants to support 87 high-quality summer programs for children and youth living in low-income families throughout Baltimore City. The Collaborative is a partnership between public, private, and nonprofit institutions that aims to create summer program options for families, including academic support to reduce summer learning loss, youth work opportunities, and a variety of enrichment activities. The Weinberg Foundation contributed $1.4 million, of the total $3.46 million, to summer programs.
Collaborative members—some of Baltimore’s largest public, private, and nonprofit institutions—include the Abell Foundation, the Annie E. Casey Foundation, Bloomberg Philanthropies, 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 as funding partners.
To learn more about the SFC, and to view a list of this year’s grantees, click here.