anniversary

CSFB’s First 20 Years: Reflections from the Executive Director

Twenty years in Baltimore. Twenty years of bringing to life the hopes and dreams of parents who want a better life, a sound educational foundation, and a school experience that works for their children. Twenty years of making a difference for more than 7,500 students. When I came to Children’s Scholarship Fund Baltimore seven years ago, I was engaged in the mission on a personal level. We had purchased a home in a neighborhood that fed into a top elementary, middle, and high school system. But as exceptional as the public schools were, they were not working for our daughter. [...]

Keeping Families Together…For the Win!

We are so enjoying all the 20th-year stories that our CSFB scholars, alumni and parents have been sending in. We especially appreciate the ones from families who’ve had multiple children participate in our program. CSFB accepts all siblings in each family, keeping families supported together. The Smiley sisters, for example, are CSFB alumni. Both girls worked hard in school and were recognized with multiple awards and honors for their scholastic achievements. Today, these inspiring young women have graduated from high school and are continuing their academic endeavors in college! For many years, my children were recipients of Children’s Scholarship Fund [...]

20 Years, 20 Stories (and More!)

This school year marks Children’s Scholarship Fund Baltimore’s (CSFB) 20th Anniversary and we have so many stories to tell! For 20 years we have been serving low-income Baltimore families to give their children the education that best suits them. CSFB has had an incredibly positive impact on so many people – from scholars to parents to donors and volunteers. Here is just a small collection of some of the stories we’ve been sharing with our network. The kind words, encouraging posts, and continued donations and support are proof that CSFB offers a valued and important service. And we are honored [...]