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 Early Impact portfolio at Overdeck Family Foundation funds programs that support school readiness both in and out of "school," ensuring that every child has the opportunity for a strong start. This year, with the many challenges and setbacks created by the pandemic, that work is more critical than ever. This post highlights some of our grantee organizations engaging in this important work.
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.
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.
Op-Ed: Parent Coaching Can Relieve Stress, Bolster Babies’ Language Skills and Create a Deeper Sense of Community
Parent coaching takes many different forms, but we’ve found two recurring themes that open the doors of possibility for parents and children.
In this roundup, we highlight some of the impactful work our grantees and Foundation staff accomplished in July 2020.
COVID-19: $2.6 Million of Rapid Response Grants for Digitizing Services, Growth and Expansion, Educational Materials, and Research
Overdeck Family Foundation has approved a series of rapid response grants totaling over $2.6 million in funding across four categories: digitizing services, growth and expansion, educational materials, and research.
A roundup highlighting some of the impactful work our grantees and Foundation staff accomplished in March 2020.