education

CSFB Celebrates School Choice by Visiting our Students

Celebrated every January, National School Choice Week is the world’s largest annual celebration of opportunity in education. School Choice means providing the best opportunities to help children succeed in school and in life. To celebrate National School Choice Week, CSFB Program Administrator Joanne Sanders visited CSFB participating schools to celebrate school choice with the students. We were able to sit down with her to talk about her experience and why this week is important to celebrate. Why is it important to celebrate National School Choice Week and acknowledge school choice? I feel that it’s an opportunity to be a voice [...]

Influential Summer Programs for Students in Baltimore

Baltimore Summer Programs Even though it’s the coldest time of the year, it’s not too early to start thinking about registering your child for summer programs and camps. Baltimore has an abundance of opportunities for youth to continue their pursuit of lifelong learning during the summer months. Summer at Friends CSFB-affiliated Friends School of Baltimore hosts a summer camp for children aged 4-13, that is designed just for kids. There is always an activity going on at Summer at Friends, from arts & crafts to music and dance, to science and technology, to sports and more! Programs are based on […]

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 [...]

Celebrating 20 Years of School Choice with CSFB

CSFB is 20! Milestones are important because they give an organization the ability to look back, quantify successes and consider change for the future. Looking back on the past 20 years, we celebrate: 7,648 students served 14,233,192 dollars of tuition assistance paid directly to schools in Baltimore 97 percent of our 8th-grade graduates who go on to graduate from high school 84 percent of our students who attend college 78 schools our students have attended 9 categories of affiliation – Catholic, Jewish, Christian (no specific denomination), Lutheran, Protestant, Seventh-Day Adventist, Baptist, Islamic, Non-Denominational Numbers also paint the picture of dollars [...]

Goals Exceeded – CSFB Campaigns Conclude

  Last month, Children’s Scholarship Fund Baltimore wrapped up two great campaigns: The 2017-2018 Annual Fund, and 10 Scholars in 30 Days CSFB’s Annual Fund campaign raises money for each fiscal year. For the 2017-2018 year we exceeded our $145,000 goal by $257. Gifts from individuals, corporations and family foundations directly supported over 80 of our scholars at the schools their parent or guardian chooses. Our month-long fundraiser in June, 10 Scholars in 30 Days had a fantastic response! Our goal was to raise enough money to send 10 students to the school of their choice in one month. In [...]