The Foundation’s 2023 Center for Effective Philanthropy Grantee Perception Report showed improvements in key areas including thought leadership in the field, impact on grantees, and grant reporting processes, as well as some critical opportunities for growth. Here, we highlight notable takeaways and share how grantee feedback will inform 2024 plans.
In Q4 2023, our foundation awarded 20 grants totaling over nine million dollars. Of these, four were to organizations new to our foundation, nine were renewals, five were disbursements for ongoing pledges, and two covered additional grantee supports, membership fees, and convenings. In this blog post, we highlight just some of the organizations we’re proud to support this quarter as we conclude our 2023 grantmaking.
In Q3 2023, our foundation awarded 46 grants totaling over $19 million. Of these, two were to organizations new to our foundation, eight were renewals, 16 were disbursements for ongoing pledges, and 20 covered additional grantee supports, membership fees, and convenings. Here, we highlight just some of the organizations we’re proud to support in the third quarter.
Each day, our grantee partners touch the lives of countless educators, students, and families across the country. Here, we’re thrilled to share four stories that illustrate how our grantee partners create meaningful change in the communities they serve.
In Q2 2023, our foundation awarded 21 grants totaling over $9.4 million. Of these, six grants were new, eight were renewals, and seven were disbursements for ongoing pledges. Here, we highlight just some of the direct impact and ecosystem organizations we’re proud to support this quarter.
New Jersey Tutoring Corps Shows Significant Impact on Students Statewide During 2022-23 School Year Programming
An independent evaluation of the New Jersey Tutoring Corps 2022-23 school year pilot found that of the approximately 500 students served, the percent performing at grade level in math improved from 16 to 40 percent, and in literacy from 23 to 40 percent, across kindergarten through fifth grade.
Join us on Tuesday, June 27 from 1-2:30 p.m. EST to hear from education leaders and practitioners who will share the latest research and on-the-ground lessons for how family engagement can improve kindergarten readiness and early school success in their states, districts, and communities.
In Q1 2023, our foundation awarded 31 grants totaling over $15.4 million. Of these, 10 grants were new, 15 were renewals, and six were disbursements for ongoing pledges. This post highlights just some of the many organizations we’re proud to support this quarter as we begin our 2023 grantmaking.
At the end of each year, Overdeck Family Foundation conducts a strategic review to ensure that our funding is responsive in meeting timely, complex, and dynamic needs. Here, we detail our funding strategy for 2023 across our four main investment areas.
U.S. Department of Education Announces Partnership with Carnegie Corporation of New York and Overdeck Family Foundation to Support Family Engagement
A new Family Engagement Learning Series will explore bright spots in the field with resources and evidence-based strategies to help education leaders and practitioners support student success.