2021 Grants Awarded: Education


Advance Illinois$70,000Chicago, ILdescription
This is a general operating support grant to Advance Illinois.
Bank Street College of Education$60,000New York, NYdescription

This grant will support Bank Street’s TESOL Residency program and continued conversation with early childhood thought leaders toward further development of compensation strategies and policy solutions to move toward pay parity.

BPE$90,000Boston, MAdescription
This is a general operating support grant.
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$50,000Chicago, ILdescription
This general operating grant supports the work of Chicago Public Education Fund
Illinois State University$50,000Normal, 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$120,000New 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 and expansion of the EdPrepLab initiative to support education preparation programs with a focus on deeper learning, equity, and the science of learning and development.

Learning Policy Institute$60,000Palo Alto, CAdescription

This grant will support Learning Policy Institute in its support for the Shared Learning Initiative, a collaboration with the California Partnership for the Future of Learning to build the capacity of key CA education stakeholders—grassroots groups, advocates, and policymakers—to understand and advance structures, policies, and practices to catalyze change for more equitable and racially just school systems.

National Center for Teacher Residencies$70,000Chicago, ILdescription
This grant will support a partnership with the Columbia University Center for Public Research and Leadership (CPRL) to study the Black Educators Initiative (BEI) to strengthen the recruitment, preparation, and retention of Black teachers through teacher residency programs in the National Center for Teacher Residencies network. This evaluation will benefit teacher residency programs, teacher preparation, and most importantly, Black teacher candidates.
National Equity Project$130,000Oakland, CAdescription
This is a general operating grant to the National Equity Project.
New Teacher Center$110,000Santa Cruz, CAdescription
This is a general operating grant to New Teacher Center (NTC). 
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$70,000Boston, 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.
Public Policy & Education Fund$50,000Albany, NYdescription

This grant will support the Alliance for Quality Education to develop and execute a plan to influence how federal ARPA and state resources are invested in order to meet the academic, social and emotional needs of students and their families as our communities recover from the impact of COVID-19 and decades of systemic racism in education.

Teach Plus$70,000Boston, MAdescription
This grant provides general operating support to Teach Plus.
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.

The Leadership Academy$50,000New York, NYdescription
This grant provides general operating support to NYC Leadership Academy.
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). This work will include program development and expert-led instruction.
University of Illinois at Chicago$90,000Chicago, ILdescription

This grant will support leadership coaching to monitor and assess the extent to which UIC novice school leaders are infusing elements of social emotional learning into their practice.