2020 Grants Awarded: Education


Advance Illinois$65,000Chicago, ILdescription
This is a general operating support grant to Advance Illinois.
Bank Street College of Education$50,000New York, NYdescription
This grant will support Bank Street’s Cohort 1 teacher residents through graduation from its Teaching of English to Speakers of Other Languages Teacher Residency Program, launch the first-year residency for Cohort 2 teacher residents, and continue its work to secure government support to sustain the model.
BPE$100,000Boston, MAdescription
BPE through general operating support will strengthen its PreK-12 pathway of neighborhood-based Teaching Academies while preparing outstanding Boston Public Schools.
Center for Collaborative Education$70,000Boston, MAdescription
This grant will support the Center for Collaborative Education's statewide advocacy campaign with the goal of leveraging state policy changes to transform Massachusetts' current education assessment system.
Chicago Public Education Fund$35,000Chicago, ILdescription
This general operating grant supports the work of Chicago Public Education Fund
The Education Trust$70,000Boston, MAdescription
The general operating grant will be used to engage and support a coalition of Massachusetts equity advocates from civil rights, disability rights, parent, educator, and education reform communities to demand and secure policies that will increase opportunity and achievement for low-income students and students of color.
Illinois State University$60,000Normal, ILdescription
LEAD Hubs identified improving equity competencies for district and building leaders as a key driver for school improvement. This project will develop and embed ELL micro-credentials for school board members, district administrators and building principals as a strategy to create more equitable and supportive environments for English Language Learners.
Internationals Network for Public Schools$130,000New York, NYdescription
This is a general operating grant to Internationals Network for Public Schools.
Learning Policy Institute$70,000Palo Alto, CAdescription

This grant will support the growth of Learning Policy Institute’s Educator Preparation Laboratory initiative and to more deeply integrate social and emotional learning into the initiative.

National Center for Teacher Residencies$80,000Chicago, ILdescription
This is a general operating support grant to National Center for Teacher Residencies.
National Equity Project$150,000Oakland, CAdescription
This is a general operating grant to the National Equity Project.
New Teacher Center$120,000Santa Cruz, CAdescription
This is a general operating grant to New Teacher Center (NTC). 
NYC Leadership Academy$50,000New York, NYdescription
This grant provides general operating support to NYC Leadership Academy.
Partners in School Innovation$100,000San Francisco, CAdescription
This grant provides general operating support to Partners in School Innovation.
Rennie Center for Education Research & Policy$25,000Boston, MAdescription
This grant will support the integration of social-emotional learning within school and classroom practice in Boston Public Schools. Working closely with selected school leaders, Rennie will build their understanding of key concepts; map the landscape of current programs and practices; and develop a plan for advancing transformative SEL within their schools.
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University$50,000San Francisco, CAdescription
This grant is restricted to the San Francisco Teacher Residency Project.
Teach Plus$70,000Boston, MAdescription
This grant provides general operating support to Teach Plus.
University of Chicago: Urban Education Institute$50,000Chicago, ILdescription
University of Chicago’s Urban Education Institute This grant will support the Urban Teacher Education Program (UTEP) to expand and deepen instruction to students in two areas:  trauma responsive practices and race and equity. This work will include program development and expert-led instruction.
University of Illinois at Chicago$75,000Chicago, ILdescription
This grant will support a leadership coach to co-lead an initiative to better monitor and assess the developmental trajectories of novice school leaders.
University of Illinois at Chicago$40,000Chicago, ILdescription

This grant will provide funding for two purposes: a) to infuse socioemotional learning (SEL) into the Practitioner Inquiry for School Leaders course, and b) to monitor and assess the extent to which school leaders who received SEL support through leadership coaching and re-aligned courses are enacting SEL in their leadership.