In Q3 2021, our foundation awarded 33 grants totaling over $13.5 million dollars. Of these, six grants were new, while 27 were renewals. This post highlights just some of the many organizations we’re proud to support.
We're proud to support the 2021-22 Learning Engineering Tools Competition, alongside Schmidt Futures, Citadel founder and CEO Ken Griffin, Walton Family Foundation, and Siegel Family Endowment. Co-funding this event is an important next step in ensuring that we continue to make progress in our goal of finding and funding early stage organizations, and supporting them to develop, innovate, and test new solutions and programs that improve key academic and socio-emotional outcomes for all children.
New Report: Pandemic Learning Reveals the Value of High-Quality Instructional Materials to Educator-Family-Student Partnerships
A new report by the Center for Public Research and Leadership found that digitally-accessible high-quality instructional materials increased student learning and engagement during the COVID-19 pandemic, despite the additional challenges that students and families experienced due to remote learning. Read more here.
In Q2 2021, our foundation awarded 29 grants totaling over $12 million dollars. Of these, 9 grants were new, while 20 were renewals. This post highlights just some of the many organizations we’re proud to support.
New Report: Learning at Home While Under-Connected—Lower-Income Families During the COVID-19 Pandemic
Compiled from survey data of 1,000 parents of children ages three to thirteen, with total household incomes below the national median of $75,000, this new report provides timely, pointed, and thought-provoking insights on the challenges of learning at home while being under-connected, as well as some unexpected bright spots from a year of pandemic learning and parenting.
NJPRF and Overdeck Family Foundation Partner with TCNJ to Launch Summer Tutoring Corps Program to Tackle COVID-Related Learning Loss
The NJ Summer Tutoring Corps Program is designed to accelerate student learning and address COVID-related learning loss. It's made possible through a combined $2.4 million grant from the New Jersey Pandemic Relief Fund and Overdeck Family Foundation.
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.
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.
This roundup highlights our grantees’ and Foundation staff’s work in November 2020, especially in response to COVID-19's continuing impact on education.