Our Investment Areas

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Early Impact

Support families and early learning environments in expanding their use of evidence-based practices that are proven to make a difference in the early lives of children, setting them on the path toward early and later school success.

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Exceptional Educators

Support K-9 educators with high-quality professional learning and aligned instructional materials; effective coaching based on research-backed pedagogy; flexible, team-oriented strategic staffing models; and close partnerships with families and school leaders in support of student success.

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Innovative Schools

Leverage technology to create student-centered, evidence-based K-9 learning environments that engage, challenge, and improve academic, executive function, and social-emotional skills for all students.

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Inspired Minds

Expand access to engaging and challenging STEM experiences both in- and out-of-school, with the goal of inspiring students through joyful and rigorous learning.

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Data for Action

Harness data to empower the education sector to make impact-driven, cost-effective decisions.

Our Grantees

Organization Grant Amount Grant Period Portfolio
2revolutions
To pilot edsUP's adaptive adult-learning platform that scales high-quality professional...
$100,000 October 1, 2021October 1, 2021 –
January 31, 2023
Exceptional Educators
Accelerate: The National Collaborative for Accelerated Learning
To scale high-quality tutoring, tripling the number of students receiving...
$6,666,666 March 1, 2023March 1, 2023 –
February 28, 2025
Other
Afterschool Alliance
To build dedicated state-level funding streams to increase access to...
$600,000 August 1, 2023August 1, 2023 –
July 31, 2024
Inspired Minds
Afterschool Alliance
To provide technical assistance and research to advocates who aim...
$1,035,000 October 1, 2021October 1, 2021 –
September 30, 2023
Inspired Minds
Almost Fun
To improve Almost Fun's data infrastructure and partnerships to assess...
$133,750 April 1, 2022April 1, 2022 –
June 30, 2023
Inspired Minds
America Achieves
To expand nationwide access to high-quality tutoring and individualized learning...
$3,333,333 June 1, 2022June 1, 2022 –
March 31, 2023
Other
Arizona State University Foundation (Center on Reinventing Public Education)
To allow CRPE (Center on Reinventing Public Education) to disseminate...
$200,000 April 1, 2024April 1, 2024 –
June 30, 2025
Innovative Schools
Associated Press
To enable the Education Reporting Network to pursue more high-quality...
$200,000 June 1, 2023June 1, 2023 –
July 31, 2024
Other
Association of Science and Technology Centers
To support museums to develop digital learning strategies and financial...
$100,000 July 1, 2021July 1, 2021 –
December 31, 2022
Inspired Minds
ASU Next Education Workforce
To validate and scale ASU's Next Education Workforce model.
$300,000 May 1, 2022May 1, 2022 –
April 30, 2023
Exceptional Educators
ASU Next Education Workforce
To strengthen evidence and build a more cost-effective business model...
$2,000,000 May 1, 2023May 1, 2023 –
April 30, 2025
Exceptional Educators
Attendance Works
To provide attendance-focused technical assistance to districts and states and...
$200,000 November 1, 2023November 1, 2023 –
October 31, 2024
Early Impact
Barnard College
To evaluate whether college students can provide high-quality tutoring in...
$376,028 May 1, 2021May 1, 2021 –
July 31, 2023
Other
Bellwether Education Partners
To develop toolkit for school leaders that provides resources and...
$125,000 June 30, 2022June 30, 2022 –
April 29, 2023
Exceptional Educators
BellXcel
To scale BellXcel's SaaS offering for afterschool program implementation, improving...
$2,070,000 May 1, 2021May 1, 2021 –
April 30, 2023
Inspired Minds
BellXcel
To support the expansion of BellXcel's proprietary youth program management...
$500,000 June 1, 2023June 1, 2023 –
May 31, 2024
Inspired Minds
Bipartisan Policy Center
To support BPC’s Early Childhood Initiative to inform policymakers in...
$100,000 February 1, 2022February 1, 2022 –
January 31, 2023
Early Impact
Bright by Text
To support BBT in completing RCT to understand program's impact...
$200,000 July 1, 2021July 1, 2021 –
June 30, 2022
Early Impact
Brilliant
To support underserved students to access Brilliant's high-quality, independent math...
$600,000 February 1, 2022February 1, 2022 –
January 31, 2024
Inspired Minds
Brilliant
To identify a viable off-ramp strategy for philanthropic support.
$100,000 April 1, 2024April 1, 2024 –
March 31, 2025
Inspired Minds
Brown University
To catalyze, engage, and activate key stakeholders in increasing efficacy...
$75,000 March 1, 2022March 1, 2022 –
February 28, 2023
Innovative Schools
Buck Institute for Education dba PBL Works
To support PBL in building out and piloting their PBL...
$200,000 March 1, 2023March 1, 2023 –
February 29, 2024
Innovative Schools
Cambiar Education
To support a grantmaking challenge to invest in scalable tools...
$250,000 November 1, 2022November 1, 2022 –
October 31, 2023
Other
Cambiar Education
To support a cohort model leadership development program that trains...
$150,000 September 1, 2021September 1, 2021 –
August 31, 2022
Exceptional Educators
Cares for Learning, dba FluentSeeds
To improve FluentSeeds' sales and marketing capacities.
$200,000 June 1, 2022June 1, 2022 –
May 31, 2023
Early Impact
Center for Leadership and Educational Equity
To support CLEE’s revenue generation by building marketing capacity.
$300,000 September 1, 2021September 1, 2021 –
August 31, 2022
Exceptional Educators
Center for the Collaborative Classroom
To scale FluentSeeds by improving capabilities for sales and customer...
$750,000 June 1, 2023June 1, 2023 –
May 31, 2025
Early Impact
Centering Healthcare Institute
To sustain and recover CenteringPregnancy and CenteringParenting reach while building...
$1,035,000 October 1, 2022October 1, 2022 –
December 31, 2024
Early Impact
Centering Healthcare Institute
To sustain CenteringPregnancy and CenteringParenting reach while building data and...
$1,000,000 October 1, 2021October 1, 2021 –
September 30, 2022
Early Impact
CenterPoint Education Solutions
To build capacity for data collection and analysis of CenterPoint’s...
$267,500 July 1, 2022July 1, 2022 –
June 30, 2023
Exceptional Educators
Challenger Center for Space Science Education
To further develop, evaluate, and implement go-to-market strategy for digital...
$1,400,000 April 1, 2024April 1, 2024 –
March 31, 2026
Inspired Minds
Challenger Center for Space Science Education
To support increased reach and measurement capacity of impact on...
$300,000 February 1, 2023February 1, 2023 –
January 31, 2024
Inspired Minds
Charitable Ventures
For membership to the STEM Funders Network.
$10,000 February 1, 2022February 1, 2022 –
December 31, 2022
Other
Charitable Ventures
For membership to the STEM Funders Network.
$10,000 October 1, 2021October 1, 2021 –
September 30, 2022
Other
Chiefs for Change
To support Chiefs for Change in helping member chiefs advocate...
$724,500 June 1, 2021June 1, 2021 –
May 31, 2023
Exceptional Educators
City Teaching Alliance (Urban Teachers)
To support Urban Teachers’ professional learning wraparound services and holistic...
$150,000 November 1, 2022November 1, 2022 –
October 31, 2023
Exceptional Educators
City Teaching Alliance (Urban Teachers)
To invest in Urban Teachers' Teacher Practice rubric and support...
$434,500 June 1, 2021June 1, 2021 –
May 31, 2022
Exceptional Educators
Coleridge Initiative
To scale usage of the Administrative Data Research Facility (ADRF)...
$400,000 October 1, 2021October 1, 2021 –
December 31, 2023
Other
Coleridge Initiative
To pilot teacher workforce analyses and dashboards that guide actions...
$200,000 April 1, 2023April 1, 2023 –
July 31, 2024
Other
CommonLit
To support CommonLit to develop a cohesive curricula, professional learning,...
$5,500,000 March 1, 2023March 1, 2023 –
February 28, 2026
Innovative Schools
CommonLit
To position CommonLit for an RCT by strengthening internal capacity...
$300,000 March 1, 2022March 1, 2022 –
February 28, 2023
Innovative Schools
Drew University
To support Governor’s School in the Sciences.
$129,000 April 1, 2022April 1, 2022 –
March 31, 2023
Other
Drew University
To support New Jersey Governor's School in the Sciences at...
$205,000 April 1, 2024April 1, 2024 –
April 1, 2025
Other
Drew University
To support New Jersey Governor's School in the Sciences at...
$198,000 April 1, 2023April 1, 2023 –
March 31, 2024
Other
EdNavigator, Inc.
Test EdNavigator’s product-market fit and strengthen ability to understand impact...
$200,000 February 1, 2023February 1, 2023 –
January 31, 2024
Early Impact
EdNavigator, Inc.
To test EdNavigator’s product-market fit and strengthen ability to understand...
$800,000 February 1, 2024February 1, 2024 –
January 31, 2026
Early Impact
EdReports
To amplify EdReports’ impact and influence on HQIM adoption by...
$1,500,000 September 1, 2023September 1, 2023 –
August 31, 2025
Exceptional Educators
EdReports
To scale EdReports to more users and school districts.
$1,035,000 June 1, 2021June 1, 2021 –
May 31, 2023
Exceptional Educators
EdTech Evidence Exchange
To collect data and evidence on ed-tech decision making to...
$500,000 November 1, 2022November 1, 2022 –
October 31, 2023
Innovative Schools
EdTech Evidence Exchange
To collect data and evidence on ed-tech decision making to...
$300,000 November 1, 2021November 1, 2021 –
October 31, 2022
Innovative Schools
Education First Consulting, LLC
To identify a collaborative funder grantmaking strategy via a landscape...
$50,000 April 1, 2023April 1, 2023 –
August 31, 2023
Exceptional Educators
Education Resource Strategies (ERS)
To build and refine the tools leaders need to improve...
$921,000 November 1, 2021November 1, 2021 –
October 31, 2024
Exceptional Educators
EXPLR
To revive the National STEM Festival to increase the visibility...
$100,000 November 1, 2023November 1, 2023 –
October 31, 2024
Inspired Minds
Family Engagement Lab
To build organizational capacity for FASTalk to reduce programmatic cost...
$657,000 March 1, 2021March 1, 2021 –
February 28, 2023
Early Impact
FIRST
To support FIRST’s continued growth and improvements to digital infrastructure.
$750,000 November 1, 2023November 1, 2023 –
October 31, 2026
Inspired Minds
FIRST
To expand district and out-of-school partnerships for FIRST.
$250,000 November 1, 2022November 1, 2022 –
October 31, 2023
Inspired Minds
FIRST
To support FIRST in research and evaluation, advocacy, school growth...
$250,000 October 1, 2021October 1, 2021 –
September 30, 2022
Inspired Minds
FutureEd at Georgetown University
To scale adoption of high-dosage tutoring efforts by supporting FutureEd...
$290,000 April 1, 2023April 1, 2023 –
June 30, 2024
Innovative Schools
Georgia State University Research Foundation
To fund prize awards in the Learning Engineering Tools Competition...
$1,000,000 March 1, 2022March 1, 2022 –
February 28, 2023
Other
GreenLight Fund
To support the expansion of the GreenLight network into Newark,...
$1,000,000 March 15, 2022March 15, 2022 –
March 14, 2027
Other
Harvard University
To adapt and measure the impact of an intervention in...
$222,500 March 1, 2022March 1, 2022 –
February 29, 2024
Early Impact
Harvard University
To research factors that affect economic opportunity and identify policies...
$4,000,000 September 1, 2023September 1, 2023 –
August 31, 2026
Other
Helen Keller International
To support community-based vision care for vulnerable youth in New...
$150,000 November 1, 2020November 1, 2020 –
June 30, 2022
Other
Highlander Institute
To test and validate Highlander’s CRSP-Pathways framework and data tools.
$600,000 March 1, 2022March 1, 2022 –
February 29, 2024
Innovative Schools
I-LABS
To support and disseminate I-LABS research on families' roles in...
$3,238,850 May 1, 2021May 1, 2021 –
June 30, 2024
Early Impact
Imagine Science
To scale Imagine Science to 21 communities.
$1,000,000 October 1, 2022October 1, 2022 –
September 30, 2024
Inspired Minds
Imagine Science
To scale Imagine Science to new sites and develop and...
$200,000 May 1, 2021May 1, 2021 –
December 31, 2022
Inspired Minds
Institute for Child Success
To support EC PRISM’s integration into Institute for Child Success...
$250,000 April 1, 2023April 1, 2023 –
March 31, 2024
Early Impact
Instruction Partners
To validate Professional Learning Conditions and Practices (PLCPs) to understand...
$150,000 November 1, 2022November 1, 2022 –
October 31, 2023
Exceptional Educators
Instruction Partners
To study IP's ability to improve leadership and teacher practices...
$300,000 September 1, 2021September 1, 2021 –
August 31, 2022
Exceptional Educators
James B. Hunt Jr. Institute for Education Leadership and Policy (The Hunt Institute)
To provide bipartisan technical assistance to states' early education systems.
$267,500 April 1, 2022April 1, 2022 –
March 31, 2023
Early Impact
James B. Hunt Jr. Institute for Education Leadership and Policy (The Hunt Institute)
To provide bipartisan technical assistance to states' early education systems.
$400,000 July 1, 2023July 1, 2023 –
June 30, 2024
Early Impact
Johns Hopkins University
To support an RCT of Bedtime Math’s Fun Factor Program.
$427,570 November 1, 2022November 1, 2022 –
December 31, 2023
Other
Johns Hopkins University - Center for Talented Youth
To support year two of a three-year professional development program...
$143,000 October 1, 2022October 1, 2022 –
September 30, 2023
Other
Johns Hopkins University - Center for Talented Youth
To support New Jersey students through Center for Talented Youth...
$250,000 April 1, 2022April 1, 2022 –
March 31, 2023
Other
Johns Hopkins University - Center for Talented Youth
To support New Jersey students through Center for Talented Youth...
$400,000 March 1, 2021March 1, 2021 –
October 31, 2022
Other
Johns Hopkins University - Center for Talented Youth
To support year three of a three-year professional development program...
$143,000 October 1, 2023October 1, 2023 –
September 30, 2024
Other
Johns Hopkins University - Center for Talented Youth
To support financial scholarships for students to attend the Center...
$430,000 March 1, 2024March 1, 2024 –
February 28, 2025
Other
Johns Hopkins University - Center for Talented Youth
To support financial scholarships for New Jersey students to attend...
$300,000 April 1, 2023April 1, 2023 –
March 31, 2024
Other
Khan Academy
To support the Khan Academy spring semester algebra pilot program.
$100,000 January 1, 2023January 1, 2023 –
December 31, 2023
Innovative Schools
Khan Academy
To scale the impact of Khan Academy by increasing usage,...
$6,000,000 August 1, 2023August 1, 2023 –
July 31, 2026
Innovative Schools
Khan Academy
To invest in Khan Academy’s validation, R&D, product development, and...
$2,000,000 March 1, 2022March 1, 2022 –
February 28, 2023
Innovative Schools
Leading Educators Inc.
To scale Leading Educators' professional learning model.
$2,549,000 September 1, 2021September 1, 2021 –
August 31, 2024
Exceptional Educators
Learn Fresh Education Co.
To validate impact and scale Math Hoops through partnerships.
$1,666,200 February 1, 2021February 1, 2021 –
January 31, 2023
Inspired Minds
Learn Fresh Education Co.
To support pilots of new programs, launch an RCT, and...
$3,000,000 February 1, 2023February 1, 2023 –
January 31, 2026
Inspired Minds
Learning Heroes
To support Learning Heroes 2023 national and local parent surveys...
$350,000 March 1, 2023March 1, 2023 –
December 31, 2023
Other
Learning Heroes
To survey parents, teachers, and principals across kindergarten through twelfth...
$100,000 April 1, 2022April 1, 2022 –
September 30, 2022
Other
LENA Foundation
To increase LENA's reach while maintaining impact, continuing evaluation, and...
$4,605,000 August 1, 2022August 1, 2022 –
July 31, 2025
Early Impact
LENA Foundation
To increase LENA's reach while maintaining impact, continuing evaluation, and...
$2,171,500 September 1, 2020September 1, 2020 –
September 30, 2022
Early Impact
Liberty Science Center
To support the Liberty Science Center High School.
$2,750,000 April 1, 2020April 1, 2020 –
March 31, 2023
Other
Liberty Science Center
To support science engagement at Liberty Science Center.
$107,000 February 1, 2022February 1, 2022 –
January 31, 2023
Inspired Minds
Magpie/Illuminate Literacy
To develop and pilot a tech-enabled tool for building literacy...
$200,000 November 1, 2023November 1, 2023 –
October 31, 2024
Innovative Schools
MESA USA
To support the development of a national MESA curriculum and...
$160,500 March 1, 2022March 1, 2022 –
June 30, 2023
Inspired Minds
MIND Research Institute, Inc.
To increase the impact of ST Math by improving usage...
$3,750,000 April 1, 2021April 1, 2021 –
March 31, 2024
Innovative Schools
Montclair State University Foundation
To support the NJ STEM Innovation Fellowship to improve teacher practice...
$50,000 November 1, 2023November 1, 2023 –
October 30, 2024
Other
Montclair State University Foundation
To support 30 New Jersey STEM Innovation Fellows in elementary...
$50,000 November 1, 2022November 1, 2022 –
October 31, 2023
Other
Movement Strategy Center
For membership to the STEM Funder's Network.
$10,000 January 1, 2024January 1, 2024 –
December 30, 2024
Other
Movement Strategy Center
To allow membership to the STEM Funder's Network.
$10,000 January 1, 2023January 1, 2023 –
December 31, 2023
Other
Museum of Mathematics
To support MoMath's programs.
$350,000 October 1, 2023October 1, 2023 –
March 31, 2024
Other
Museum of Mathematics
To support MoMath's programs.
$271,600 March 1, 2024March 1, 2024 –
August 31, 2024
Other
Museum of Mathematics
To support MoMath's programs.
$250,000 April 1, 2023April 1, 2023 –
September 30, 2023
Inspired Minds
Museum of Mathematics
To support MoMath's programs.
$250,000 October 1, 2022October 1, 2022 –
March 31, 2023
Inspired Minds
Museum of Mathematics
To support MoMath's programs.
$268,000 May 1, 2022May 1, 2022 –
August 31, 2023
Inspired Minds
Museum of Science Boston
To support the growth, evaluation, and continuous improvement of EiE...
$1,535,000 July 1, 2021July 1, 2021 –
December 31, 2024
Inspired Minds
NAFSCE
To launch regional and national partnerships for the Center for...
$200,000 November 1, 2022November 1, 2022 –
October 31, 2023
Inspired Minds
NAFSCE
To create a strategic plan and fundraise for the Center...
$300,000 October 1, 2021October 1, 2021 –
September 30, 2022
Inspired Minds
National Council on Teacher Quality
To inform the field and influence changes to state and...
$300,000 September 1, 2023September 1, 2023 –
August 31, 2024
Exceptional Educators
National Engineers Week Foundation dba DiscoverE
To build evidence of impact for Future City and increase...
$600,000 November 1, 2022November 1, 2022 –
October 31, 2024
Inspired Minds
National Engineers Week Foundation dba DiscoverE
To increase Future City's student reach and the percentage of...
$200,000 October 1, 2021October 1, 2021 –
September 30, 2022
Inspired Minds
National Inventors Hall of Fame
To scale National Inventors Hall of Fame's invention education programs...
$1,688,500 May 1, 2021May 1, 2021 –
April 30, 2024
Inspired Minds
National PTA
To understand district demand for family engagement programs and build...
$200,000 November 1, 2022November 1, 2022 –
February 29, 2024
Early Impact
National PTA
To expand and launch National PTA’s Family Engagement Solutions hub...
$200,000 April 1, 2024April 1, 2024 –
March 31, 2025
Early Impact
National Service Office for Nurse-Family Partnership and Child First
To support NSO to build infrastructure and capacity to deepen...
$1,500,000 February 1, 2024February 1, 2024 –
January 31, 2027
Early Impact
National Service Office for Nurse-Family Partnership and Child First
To increase the number of low-income mothers receiving individualized support...
$2,242,000 February 1, 2021February 1, 2021 –
January 31, 2024
Early Impact
National Summer Learning Association
To support the National Summer Learning Association in efforts to...
$250,000 April 1, 2023April 1, 2023 –
March 31, 2024
Inspired Minds
New Jersey Tutoring Corps Inc
To support the Tutoring Corps' school year and summer programming...
$350,000 November 1, 2023November 1, 2023 –
October 31, 2024
Other
New Jersey Tutoring Corps Inc
To launch a high-dosage tutoring program in New Jersey.
$250,000 November 1, 2022November 1, 2022 –
October 31, 2023
Other
New Jersey Tutoring Corps Inc
To support high-dosage tutoring for students in New Jersey through...
$351,350 June 1, 2022June 1, 2022 –
October 31, 2022
Other
New Leaders
To build out New Leaders' coaching program and National Aspiring...
$150,000 November 1, 2022November 1, 2022 –
October 31, 2023
Exceptional Educators
New Leaders
To design, build, and improve real-time data collection systems to...
$600,000 October 1, 2020October 1, 2020 –
September 30, 2022
Exceptional Educators
OnYourMark
To scale OnYourMark's early literacy intervention through innovation, growth, and...
$2,500,000 March 1, 2023March 1, 2023 –
February 28, 2025
Innovative Schools
OnYourMark
To pilot and refine 1:1 virtual literacy tutoring program.
$150,000 March 1, 2022March 1, 2022 –
February 28, 2023
Innovative Schools
Open Up Resources
To enhance Ignite! Reading's virtual literacy tutoring model for students...
$300,000 March 1, 2022March 1, 2022 –
October 3, 2022
Innovative Schools
Out Teach
To position Out Teach for increased reach by piloting a...
$300,000 April 1, 2024April 1, 2024 –
March 31, 2025
Inspired Minds
Parent Teacher Home Visits
To support Parent Teacher Home Visits in refining growth and...
$300,000 April 1, 2024April 1, 2024 –
March 31, 2026
Early Impact
Parent Teacher Home Visits
To improve Parent Teacher Home Visits' capabilities for sales and...
$100,000 April 1, 2023April 1, 2023 –
March 31, 2024
Early Impact
ParentCorps
To support ParentCorps’ growth within and beyond New York City,...
$3,000,000 September 1, 2020September 1, 2020 –
August 31, 2022
Early Impact
ParentCorps
To support ParentCorps’ growth to 10 locations, including codifying scaling...
$2,087,500 September 1, 2022September 1, 2022 –
August 31, 2024
Early Impact
PERTS
To improve and cost-effectively scale PERTS tools to increase student...
$600,000 June 1, 2022June 1, 2022 –
August 31, 2024
Exceptional Educators
Plural Connections (Northeastern University)
To generate research and data tools using AI to inform...
$100,000 November 1, 2023November 1, 2023 –
October 31, 2024
Other
PMG SoCal
To build and scale a digital family math curriculum and...
$1,995,500 July 1, 2021July 1, 2021 –
June 30, 2024
Inspired Minds
PowerMyLearning
To sustain PowerMyLearning's family playlists and support math and SEL...
$300,000 August 1, 2022August 1, 2022 –
July 31, 2023
Inspired Minds
Promise Venture Studio
To support PVS in accelerating growth and building capacity in...
$482,570 April 1, 2022April 1, 2022 –
March 31, 2023
Early Impact
Promise Venture Studio
To support PVS in accelerating growth and building capacity in...
$250,000 June 1, 2023June 1, 2023 –
May 31, 2024
Early Impact
Public Impact
To scale the Opportunity Culture differentiated staffing model to more...
$1,400,000 October 1, 2020October 1, 2020 –
September 30, 2022
Exceptional Educators
Public Impact
To scale the Opportunity Culture differentiated staffing model to >2,700...
$3,000,000 October 1, 2022October 1, 2022 –
September 30, 2025
Exceptional Educators
Quill.org
To validate and scale Quill’s reading and writing tools through...
$300,000 March 1, 2022March 1, 2022 –
February 28, 2023
Innovative Schools
Quill.org
To support Quill to develop innovative products and grow student...
$2,200,000 March 1, 2023March 1, 2023 –
February 28, 2025
Innovative Schools
Raising a Reader
To scale Raising a Reader and amplify its impact by...
$300,000 October 1, 2023October 1, 2023 –
September 30, 2024
Early Impact
RAND
To understand school and district leader priorities in choosing out-of-school...
$210,000 June 2, 2022June 2, 2022 –
October 31, 2023
Inspired Minds
Reach Out and Read
To increase ROR's reach while deepening impact, improving infrastructure, and...
$3,000,000 October 1, 2022October 1, 2022 –
September 30, 2025
Early Impact
Reach Out and Read
To increase ROR's reach while deepening impact, improving infrastructure, and...
$250,000 July 1, 2021July 1, 2021 –
June 30, 2022
Early Impact
Relay GSE
To support diversified revenue generation and expanded impact with professional...
$150,000 May 1, 2022May 1, 2022 –
April 30, 2023
Exceptional Educators
Research & Development Council of New Jersey
To support the New Jersey STEM Pathways Network to define...
$230,000 September 1, 2022September 1, 2022 –
August 31, 2023
Other
Research & Development Council of New Jersey
To support each of the six NJ STEM Ecosystems with...
$60,000 June 1, 2022June 1, 2022 –
May 31, 2023
Other
Research & Development Council of New Jersey
To support the New Jersey STEM Pathways Network to define...
$310,000 August 27, 2021August 27, 2021 –
August 26, 2022
Other
Research & Development Council of New Jersey
To provide targeted technical assistance STEM ecosystems in New Jersey...
$230,000 November 1, 2023November 1, 2023 –
October 31, 2024
Other
Research Partnership for Professional Learning (RPPL)
To support the research activities related to multi-site, multi-partner anchor...
$750,000 July 1, 2022July 1, 2022 –
June 30, 2025
Exceptional Educators
Results for America
To invest in the next phase of EdResearch to Recovery,...
$200,000 July 1, 2022July 1, 2022 –
June 30, 2023
Other
Rivet Education
To undergo a market research strategy that will enable the...
$300,000 November 1, 2021November 1, 2021 –
February 28, 2023
Exceptional Educators
Robin Hood Foundation
To launch FUEL 2.0 to continue systems-change grantmaking and launch...
$5,070,000 June 1, 2022June 1, 2022 –
May 31, 2027
Early Impact
Robin Hood Foundation
To provide core support for the Learning + Technology Fund.
$433,000 December 1, 2021December 1, 2021 –
November 30, 2022
Other
Robin Hood Foundation
To provide core support for the Learning + Technology Fund.
$5,000,000 November 1, 2021November 1, 2021 –
October 31, 2024
Innovative Schools
Robin Hood Foundation
To support the Robin Hood Summit: Opportunity x AI conference.
$250,000 February 1, 2024February 1, 2024 –
April 30, 2024
Other
SAGA Innovations/Saga Education
To improve Saga’s tech-supported math tutoring model through continued validation,...
$6,000,000 September 1, 2021September 1, 2021 –
August 31, 2024
Innovative Schools
Science Buddies
To improve Science Buddies' data collection and analysis to better...
$150,000 October 1, 2022October 1, 2022 –
September 30, 2023
Inspired Minds
Science Buddies
To deepen evidence of impact and improve financial sustainability of...
$600,000 November 1, 2023November 1, 2023 –
October 31, 2025
Inspired Minds
Silicon Valley Community Foundation
To use pediatric well-child visits to spread and enable practices...
$250,000 October 1, 2021October 1, 2021 –
June 30, 2023
Early Impact
Springboard Collaborative
To scale Springboard Collaborative programming (Flagship and SLA) while reducing...
$7,000,000 November 1, 2022November 1, 2022 –
October 31, 2025
Early Impact
Stanford University
To identify the impact of variations in tutor-to-student ratios, the...
$400,000 July 1, 2022July 1, 2022 –
June 30, 2024
Innovative Schools
Stanford University
To support NSSA’s annual conference and efforts to disseminate research...
$1,000,000 March 1, 2023March 1, 2023 –
February 28, 2025
Innovative Schools
STEM Education Coalition Policy Forum
To build dedicated state-level funding streams to increase access to...
$175,000 August 1, 2023August 1, 2023 –
July 31, 2024
Inspired Minds
STEM Education Coalition Policy Forum
To provide technical assistance and research to advocates who aim...
$350,000 October 1, 2021October 1, 2021 –
September 30, 2023
Inspired Minds
Students 2 Science
To support expansion of S2S's V-Labs.
$250,000 November 1, 2022November 1, 2022 –
October 31, 2023
Other
Students 2 Science
To support the continued evaluation of S2S’s programs and an...
$200,000 November 1, 2021November 1, 2021 –
October 31, 2022
Other
Students 2 Science
To provide support for Students 2 Science and its New...
$300,000 October 1, 2023October 1, 2023 –
September 30, 2024
Other
Substantial
To validate tools that increase efficacy of substitute teachers.
$187,250 May 1, 2022May 1, 2022 –
April 30, 2023
Exceptional Educators
TalkingPoints
To build research capacity for TalkingPoints to better understand impact...
$1,995,500 March 1, 2021March 1, 2021 –
February 29, 2024
Early Impact
Teach For America
To build on lessons from "First 90 Days" onboarding project...
$125,000 November 1, 2021November 1, 2021 –
October 31, 2022
Exceptional Educators
Teach Plus
To enable Teach Plus to develop teacher leaders to influence...
$267,500 May 1, 2022May 1, 2022 –
April 30, 2023
Exceptional Educators
Teach Plus
To develop teacher leaders to influence differentiated staffing policy and...
$700,000 November 1, 2023November 1, 2023 –
October 31, 2025
Exceptional Educators
TEACH.org
To support TEACH.org in diversifying the teacher pipeline.
$275,000 September 1, 2021September 1, 2021 –
August 31, 2022
Exceptional Educators
Teaching Lab
To pilot and validate Teaching Lab's virtual professional learning delivery...
$200,000 October 1, 2021October 1, 2021 –
January 31, 2023
Exceptional Educators
Teaching Lab
To scale Teaching Lab by building capacity to deliver high-quality...
$3,570,000 September 1, 2021September 1, 2021 –
August 31, 2024
Exceptional Educators
The 74
To expand national media coverage of in- and out-of-school STEM...
$107,000 July 1, 2022July 1, 2022 –
June 30, 2023
Other
The 74
To expand national media coverage of in- and out-of-school STEM...
$100,000 July 1, 2021July 1, 2021 –
June 30, 2022
Other
The 74
To expand media coverage of exceptional STEM programs, practices, and...
$100,000 July 1, 2023July 1, 2023 –
June 30, 2024
Other
The Art of Problem Solving Initiative
To support core programming and increased reach, and impact BEAM's...
$150,000 October 1, 2022October 1, 2022 –
September 30, 2023
Inspired Minds
The Art of Problem Solving Initiative
To provide math challenges to advanced seventh-grade students and evaluate...
$300,000 October 1, 2021October 1, 2021 –
September 30, 2022
Inspired Minds
The Campaign for Grade-Level Reading
To host six learning webinars, connecting grantees to funders, policymakers,...
$125,000 July 1, 2022July 1, 2022 –
June 30, 2023
Other
The College of New Jersey Foundation
To launch a high-dosage tutoring program in New Jersey.
$290,000 May 24, 2021May 24, 2021 –
May 20, 2022
Other
The Education Trust
To support EdTrust’s research and advocacy to influence federal and...
$175,000 July 1, 2022July 1, 2022 –
June 30, 2023
Exceptional Educators
The Education Trust
To support EdTrust’s research and advocacy to influence federal and...
$350,000 July 1, 2021July 1, 2021 –
June 30, 2022
Exceptional Educators
The Hechinger Report
To expand media coverage of high-quality early learning environments.
$107,000 June 1, 2022June 1, 2022 –
May 31, 2023
Other
The Hechinger Report
To expand media coverage of high-quality early learning environments, including...
$300,000 July 1, 2023July 1, 2023 –
June 30, 2025
Other
The Philanthropic Collaborative for Education
For membership to the Data Funders Collaborative.
$35,000 April 1, 2023April 1, 2023 –
March 31, 2024
Other
The Philanthropic Collaborative for Education
For membership to the Data Funders Collaborative.
$35,000 April 1, 2024April 1, 2024 –
April 1, 2025
Other
The Philanthropic Collaborative for Education
For membership to the Data Funders Collaborative.
$35,000 March 1, 2022March 1, 2022 –
February 28, 2023
Other
The Wildflower Foundation
To continue the growth of the Wildflower network with the...
$105,000 November 1, 2022November 1, 2022 –
October 31, 2023
Other
The Wildflower Foundation
To support Wildflower's expansion in Northern New Jersey with the...
$105,000 November 1, 2021November 1, 2021 –
October 31, 2022
Other
The Wildflower Foundation
To support Wildflower's continued expansion of the New Jersey ecosystem...
$60,000 October 1, 2023October 1, 2023 –
September 30, 2024
Other
TNTP
To support TNTP’s research and dissemination on how to enable...
$400,000 November 1, 2021November 1, 2021 –
October 31, 2022
Exceptional Educators
Tools of the Mind
To scale Tools of the Mind by improving capabilities for...
$1,525,500 June 1, 2022June 1, 2022 –
May 31, 2024
Early Impact
Transcend
To increase the number of tech-supported schools and share knowledge...
$2,100,000 November 1, 2021November 1, 2021 –
October 31, 2024
Innovative Schools
Transcend
To advance fieldwide knowledge and adoption of innovative student-centered learning...
$267,000 November 1, 2021November 1, 2021 –
October 31, 2023
Innovative Schools
Transcend
To advance fieldwide knowledge and adoption of innovative student-centered learning...
$66,750 November 1, 2023November 1, 2023 –
October 31, 2024
Innovative Schools
TSNE MissionWorks
For membership to the Early Childhood Funder's Collaborative.
$20,000 January 1, 2023January 1, 2023 –
December 31, 2023
Other
TSNE MissionWorks
For membership to the Early Childhood Funder's Collaborative.
$20,000 January 1, 2022January 1, 2022 –
December 31, 2022
Other
United Way of Northern New Jersey
To support the three-year United in Care pilot, which builds...
$1,200,000 November 1, 2020November 1, 2020 –
October 31, 2023
Other
University of Chicago
To evaluate whether college students can provide high-quality tutoring in...
$190,000 August 1, 2022August 1, 2022 –
July 31, 2024
Other
University of Chicago
To evaluate whether college students can provide high-quality tutoring in...
$302,260 May 1, 2020May 1, 2020 –
July 31, 2023
Other
University of Nebraska
To validate the Birth-to-5 (B-5) scale nationally and locally, and...
$170,660 August 1, 2022August 1, 2022 –
December 31, 2024
Early Impact
UPchieve
To expand UPchieve's subject offerings to middle school students and...
$300,000 July 1, 2022July 1, 2022 –
June 30, 2023
Innovative Schools
Valor Collegiate
To scale Valor’s SEL model and SEL leadership training.
$300,000 November 1, 2021November 1, 2021 –
October 31, 2022
Innovative Schools
Waterford Institute
To create sustainably funded access to UPSTART through local pilots...
$6,070,000 February 1, 2021February 1, 2021 –
January 31, 2025
Early Impact
WestEd
To test hypothesis that curiosity- and joy-inspired math engagement leads...
$322,000 October 1, 2021October 1, 2021 –
October 31, 2023
Inspired Minds
WNET
To support production of Cyberchase episodes and digital games.
$700,000 February 1, 2023February 1, 2023 –
January 31, 2025
Inspired Minds
WNET
To produce season 13 of Cyberchase and a series of...
$250,000 October 1, 2020October 1, 2020 –
September 30, 2022
Inspired Minds
Zearn
To improve the quality, effectiveness, and implementation of Zearn’s digital...
$4,500,000 April 1, 2021April 1, 2021 –
March 31, 2024
Innovative Schools