Fund for Educational Excellence
The Fund for Educational Excellence is an independent nonprofit organization working to close the equity and opportunity gaps for all students in Baltimore City Public Schools. They believe that a strong public school system is the foundation for the health and success of Baltimore.
Founded in 1984 as Baltimore City’s only education fund, the Fund works as a trusted partner with the school district, students and parents, funders, advocates, and local nonprofits. This unique position allows the Fund to identify educational needs and complex issues, offer honest insight, develop creative solutions, and collaborate with a diverse group of community stakeholders to implement effective change. Their work offers a range of support programs and resources for Baltimore youth from early childhood through post-secondary education.
They envision a highly regarded, exceptional Baltimore City Public Schools system where students of every race and socioeconomic background attend high performing schools and graduate with promising choices for their futures.
They expand resources, identify and accelerate solutions, and recognize excellence so that all children in Baltimore City Public Schools experience an effective and equitable education.
a thriving public education system is critical to the overall health of their city
students of every race and socioeconomic status deserve a high-quality, equitable education
in embracing innovation and tackling complex issues with curiosity and optimism
student and community voices and perspectives are integral to educational achievement
schools have the most direct effect on students and must have cultures where students and families feel valued
in creating a trusting, diverse, open, and supportive work environmentSee more