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Supporting Kindergarten Readiness and Early School Success in a Pandemic 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.

Q1 Funding Announcement

In Q1 of 2021, our foundation awarded 32 grants totaling $12.27 million. Of these, 14 grants were new, while 16 were renewals. This post highlights just some of the many organizations we’re proud to support.

December 2020 News Roundup

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.

November News Roundup

This roundup highlights our grantees’ and Foundation staff’s work in November 2020, especially in response to COVID-19's continuing impact on education.

October News Roundup

A roundup highlighting our grantees’ and Foundation staff’s impactful work in October 2020.

September News Roundup

This roundup highlights some of the impactful work our grantees and staff accomplished in September 2020.

Keanna Marshall, a City Year team leader works with a student in a school in Tulsa, OK, in 2017. Image via Amadou Diallo for The Hechinger Report

August News Roundup

In this roundup, we highlight some of the impactful work our grantees and Foundation staff accomplished in August 2020.

July News Roundup

In this roundup, we highlight some of the impactful work our grantees and Foundation staff accomplished in July 2020.

Danielle Gandy with her daughters Madison, 15, and Cadynce, 6. Assessing their remote education, Ms. Gandy said “it’s maybe a fraction of what they would be learning if they were in an actual school setting.”Credit...Kendrick Brinson for The New York Times

June News Roundup

In this roundup, we highlight some of the impactful work our grantees and Foundation staff accomplished in June 2020.

May News Roundup

In this roundup, we highlight some of the impactful work our grantees and Foundation staff accomplished in May 2020.