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.
In recent years, more and more proof points have emerged that well-designed, externally-provided professional learning can drive significant improvements in both teacher and student-level outcomes, and do so at a fraction of the cost of the average school system’s annual spend on professional development. We explore why scaling this type of professional learning for educators is critical, the impact it can have on student learning, and what still remains to be learned.
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.
When a school has high-quality working conditions like fair expectations and clear communication, teachers do better, even during challenging times.
During this difficult time, we are proud to support and stand in solidarity with our grantee partners, many of whom support Black children to overcome inequity and achieve their tremendous potential. In this post, we highlight four grantee partners who are making an immense difference in the lives of Black children and families across the country.