In Q1 of 2021, our foundation awarded 32 grants totaling $12.27 million. Of these, 14 grants were new, while 16 were renewals. This post highlights just some of the many organizations we’re proud to support.
Announcing Updates To Our Funding Model: A Commitment To Multi-Year Grants, More Early Stage Organizations, and Increased Strategic Support
Our updated funding model puts an emphasis on innovation, evidence building, and growth, incorporating the way we’ve funded in the past with lessons from the field to create a responsive funding approach that is attentive to the needs of the social sector.
Op-Ed: How Education Funders Can Support Nonprofits and Schools Differently to Keep Students Learning During and After COVID-19
In a time of decreased budgets and increased need, education funders play a critical role in encouraging nonprofit leaders to stay focused on impact. This piece offers actionable ways foundations and funders can support nonprofits in additon to funding, and spotlights two organizations who have been nimble and responsive during COVID.
Join Foundation Vice President Anu Malipatil as she interviews leaders from LENA, Springboard Collaborative, and BellXcel.
Learn about three organizations that quickly implemented virtual programs during COVID-19 and now have evidence of impact.
Re-Envisioning "Innovative Schools" for 2021: Why We’re Investing Deeper in Tech-Enabled Learning Solutions
Over the past year, the Innovative Schools portfolio has increased its confidence in the ability of tech-enabled interventions to meet and measurably impact ever-growing needs for students across the country. Read more about our redefined strategy, and why we're focusing on leveraging technology to create and support student-centered, evidence-based K-9 learning solutions.
This final news roundup of 2020 highlights our grantees’ and Foundation staff’s work in December, especially in response to COVID-19's continuing impact on education.
A look back on what we've seen and learned as a Foundation over the past 12 months, with a particular emphasis on the work our grantees have done to ensure that children, families, and educators had as much support as possible given the barriers to learning in 2020.
This roundup highlights our grantees’ and Foundation staff’s work in November 2020, especially in response to COVID-19's continuing impact on education.
Out-of-School STEM During a Pandemic: An Interview with Leaders from FIRST, Learn Fresh, and Girlstart
We caught up with leaders from FIRST, Learn Fresh, and Girlstart—three leading out-of-school STEM organizations—to find out how 2020 has affected their operations, plans, and future outlook.