Our leadership team sat down to reflect on what they’ve seen across the education and philanthropic landscape, in addition to what the Foundation has learned from peer funders and grantees this past year. In this post, each department leader shares predictions for what they expect to see in 2023.
In Q4 2022, our foundation awarded 24 grants totaling over $9.56 million dollars. Of these, five grants were new, 10 were renewals, and nine were disbursements for ongoing pledges. This post highlights just some of the many organizations we’re proud to support.
Overdeck Family Foundation is committed to promoting transparent research practices by lifting up timely findings. Here we share the results of seven grantee research studies that concluded at the end of this year.
In Q3 2022, our foundation awarded 23 grants totaling over $13 million dollars. Of these, six grants were new, 11 were renewals, and six were disbursements for ongoing pledges. This post highlights just some of the many organizations we’re proud to support.
As was the case pre-Covid, many students continue to score below proficient in STEM subjects, with low-income, Black, and Hispanic students on average far behind where they would have been if not for Covid-related learning disruptions. Gemma Lenowitz calls for investment in affordable and scalable digital solutions that can help close this widening gap by engaging students in STEM learning beyond the classroom.
How LENA, NBA Math Hoops, and the New Jersey Tutoring Corps are Supporting Children, Educators, and Families
Year-round, our grantee partners create powerful moments of learning transformation, empowerment, and joy for the families and educators they serve. Here, we spotlight three stories that provide a glimpse into the meaningful impact these programs have on people’s lives each day.
The pandemic disrupted learning and widened preexisting achievement gaps for students nationwide. John Overdeck, President of Overdeck Family Foundation, explains how funding cutting-edge, curriculum-aligned formative assessments can help to address unfinished learning.
Aligned with our core value of “learn better, together,” Overdeck Family Foundation is committed to promoting transparent research practices by lifting up timely findings. Here, we share the results of seven grantee research studies that have concluded in Q2.
Stephanie Banchero of The Joyce Foundation and Irene Chen write about why the traditional school staffing model must be reimagined. This challenging moment in education is an opportunity for district and school leaders to embrace innovative, differentiated staffing that creatively utilizes educators and plays to their strengths—positioning schools for long-term success.
In Q2 2022, our foundation awarded 30 grants totaling over $12.5 million dollars. Of these, 13 grants were new and 17 were renewals. This post highlights just some of the many organizations we’re proud to support.