In Q2 2023, our foundation awarded 21 grants totaling over $9.4 million dollars. 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.
In 2022, Overdeck Family Foundation disbursed over $50.6 million to 97 organizations that collectively reach 57 million children, two million families, and 147,000 educators. Our 2022 Grantmaking & Impact Report shares key grantmaking outcomes, lessons learned, and stories of how our funding helped grantees unlock innovation, evidence, and growth.
In this blog post, we highlight how Overdeck Family Foundation funding has helped Almost Fun, Imagine Science, Next Education Workforce, Robin Hood Learning + Technology Fund, Saga Education, and Tools of the Mind unlock growth, measured by increased earned revenue and reach, improved capacities, and follow-on funding.
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.
Stephanie Banchero of The Joyce Foundation and Irene Chen write about why the traditional school staffing model must be reimagined. This challenging moment in education is an opportunity for district and school leaders to embrace innovative, differentiated staffing that creatively utilizes educators and plays to their strengths—positioning schools for long-term success.
In Q2 2022, our foundation awarded 30 grants totaling over $12.5 million dollars. Of these, 13 grants were new and 17 were renewals. This post highlights just some of the many organizations we’re proud to support.