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Why This Major Funder Wants to Send More Kids to Summer Camp

A girl in a red canoe paddling withon a river while passing under a tree.

Summer camp is the highlight of the year for many kids — sun-splashed days surrounded by trees and water and new friends for life; a safe, activity-filled home away from home. But summer camp is not an experience every kid gets to enjoy. Camp Fire aims to provide many more children with a summer camp

Lewis Prize for Music announces 2024 music education grants

The Lewis Prize for Music has announced grants totaling more than $3 million in support of efforts to provide young people with music education, strengthen their communities, and put music at the center of efforts to establish equity. In partnership with Margaret A. Cargill Philanthropies, the organization increased the amount it distributed in 2024. Through the organization’s