2018 Grants Awarded: Education


Advance Illinois$65,000Chicago, ILdescription
This is a general operating support grant to Advance Illinois.
BPE$120,000Boston, MAdescription
BPE will increase prepare teachers through the Boston Teacher Residency (BTR), and sharing the lessons it learns to catalyze reform across the city and beyond.
Center for Collaborative Education$70,000Boston, MAdescription
This grant will support 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
Illinois State University$60,000Normal, ILdescription
This project will develop "Leadership for Equity" microcredentials and a cultural audit process that the hubs will use to support principal preparation programs and local school districts in their regions.
Internationals Network for Public Schools$125,000New York, NYdescription
This is a general operating grant to Internationals Network for Public Schools.
National Center for Teacher Residencies$120,000Chicago, ILdescription
This is a general operating support grant to National Center for Teacher Residencies.
National Equity Project$75,000Oakland, CAdescription
This is a general operating grant to the National Equity Project.
National Equity Project$30,000Oakland, CAdescription
This grant supports Black Teacher Project provide supports to Black Teachers in the Bay Area. It helps these teachers teach their best, navigate often culturally unresponsive systems, and develop leadership for themselves and their students.
New Leaders$70,000New York, NYdescription
New Leaders will: (1) lead and strategically engage a coalition of partners to maintain federal funding for evidence-based state and local school leadership initiatives; and (2) provide resources and support to states implementing evidence-based school leadership strategies under the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA).
New Teacher Center$100,000Santa Cruz, CAdescription
This is a general operating grant to New Teacher Center (NTC). Additionally, NTC will capture key components of success under the leadership of outgoing Founder and Executive Director, Ellen Moir.
New Visions for Public Schools$70,000New York, NYdescription
New Visions for Public Schools will increase the number of well-prepared, certified teachers entering high-need schools through a new approach to its Urban Teacher Residency. This new partnership with Queens College and NYC DOE enhances the sustainability of teacher residency through a novel cost-sharing model to which partners all contribute.
Partners in School Innovation$160,000San Francisco, CAdescription
This grant provides general operating support to Partners in School Innovation.
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.
The Education Trust$70,000Boston, MAdescription
Through this  general operating grant The Education Trust will support and engage a coalition of Massachusetts equity advocates from the business, civil rights, disability rights, parent, educator, and education reform communities to increase opportunity and achievement for low-income students and students of color.
University of Chicago: Urban Education Institute$75,000Chicago, ILdescription
University of Chicago’s Urban Education Institute will design of research-based data tools and professional development to support increasing high school graduation nationally. Funded staff create an integrated approaching to improving high school graduation –direct the design of real-time data tools; collaboratively develop and prototype visualizations and reports; and create professional learning materials.
University of Chicago: Urban Education Institute$50,000Chicago, ILdescription

UChicago Consortium, with CASEL and National Equity Project, will engage in  a collaborative project to develop an equity-focused SEL framework, report, and accompanying set of capacity-building tools to support teachers and school leaders in creating equitable, engaging learning environments for all students, particularly those least well-served in the current system.

University of Illinois at Chicago: Center for Urban Education Leadership$85,000Chicago, ILdescription
UIC Center for School Leadership will build capacity to collect and use data systematically in its program and in each school where UIC principals and assistant principals serve to improve student learning outcomes in high-need schools. UIC will develop protocols for collaborative data collection, analysis, and application to practice.