Education Funders Affinity Group

This peer group supports a broad range of programming and convening to explore education investment opportunities, educational research findings and best practices.This is our largest affinity group engaging members along the entire education spectrum from cradle to career. The group meets to share grant-making experience, learn from experts and each other and to engage public sector partners including the Baltimore City Public School system. 

This funder groups overlaps with and partners closely with collaborative funds and action projects including:

  • Baltimore’s Promise
  • The Baltimore Summer Funder Collaborative
  • The Fund for Educational Excellence

Member Leadership: Joseph Manko, Abell Foundation, and Kate Essex, Goldseker Foundation

Staff Contact: Shanetta Martin, Director of Public Policy, Education, and Special Projects

Group Listserv: edfunders@lists.marylandphilanthropy.orgRequest access to the group listserv by clicking here.