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Now Available: 2023 Grantmaking & Impact Report

In 2023, Overdeck Family Foundation disbursed $53.5 million to almost 100 grantee organizations, collectively reaching over 66 million children, 3.9 million families, and 500,000 educators nationwide. Our 2023 Grantmaking & Impact Report highlights what our grantmaking accomplished and uplifts the successes of the organizations we fund.

2023 Bright Spots: Unlocking Growth

Here we highlight how our funding helped DiscoverE, EdReports, FluentSeeds, and Teaching Lab unlock growth in 2023, measured by increased earned revenue and reach, improved capacities, and follow-on funding.

Register Now: Overdeck Family Foundation’s 2023 in Review

Join us on Wednesday, January 31 from 1-2:30 p.m. ET for a special panel conversation to celebrate the launch of Overdeck Family Foundation’s 2023 Grantmaking & Impact Report. Leaders from 12 nonprofits across our portfolios will share how their organizations unlocked innovation, evidence-building, and growth this past year.

Q4 2023 Funding Announcement

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.

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Q4 2022 Funding Announcement

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.

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How We Support Evidence-Based Decision-Making in Curricula and Professional Learning

Educators need access to evidence that helps them select high-quality curricular materials, paired with ongoing support to use these materials to their full potential. Laurie Sztejnberg shares why this is so vital and how our ecosystem grantees work to empower K-9 teachers and school leaders by generating evidence of what is working at the intersection of curriculum and professional learning.

Download: 2021 Grantmaking & Impact Report

In 2021, Overdeck Family Foundation disbursed over $45 million to almost 100 grantee partners, collectively reaching over 24 million children. The inaugural Overdeck Family Foundation Grantmaking & Impact Report shares key grantmaking outcomes, lessons learned, and grantee stories of unlocking innovation, evidence, and growth across the education sector.

Q3 2021 Funding Announcement

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.