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.
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.
Even before the pandemic, NAEP scores for students saw unprecedented declines, especially in math. Afterschool STEM programming plays a unique role in promoting academic outcomes, supporting social-emotional development, and leveraging the home and community environments as places for extended learning. That's why Overdeck Family Foundation aims to make high-quality afterschool STEM accessible to all students.
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.
Setting students up for success is crucial every year, but particularly so following the trauma and disruption caused by the pandemic. Here’s what we predict will be critical in ensuring children can both recover and accelerate in the upcoming academic year.
The just-released America After 3PM Special Report, “STEM Learning in Afterschool on the Rise, But Barriers and Inequities Exist,” funded by Overdeck Family Foundation, found that afterschool programs are offering more STEM learning opportunities, but inequities exist and millions of children are missing out. For every child in an afterschool program, three are waiting to get in.
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.
A roundup highlighting our grantees’ and Foundation staff’s impactful work in October 2020.