2019 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
Bank Street College of Education will launch and prepare the first cohort of 14 teachers for certification through its Teaching of English to Speakers of Other Languages Teacher Residency Program.
BPE$120,000Boston, MAdescription
BPE will strengthen its PreK-12 pathway of neighborhood-based Teaching Academies while preparing outstanding Boston Public Schools (BPS) teachers through its Boston Teacher Residency (BTR) program. Additionally, BPE will direct a portion of the funding specifically toward political consulting and communications in order to disseminate key learnings and to build political support for its work.
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
Council of Chief State School Officers$45,000Washington, DCdescription
This grant will advance state and district efforts to diversify the educator workforce. The Council of Chief State School Officers will support and evaluate the efforts of four states (Illinois, Massachusetts, New York and Pennsylvania) as it implements the plans State's created during their participation in CCSSO’s Diverse and Learner Ready Teacher Initiative.
Illinois State University$60,000Normal, ILdescription
LEAD Hubs identified improving equity competencies of principals and broadening social/ emotional learning supports for schools as key drivers for school improvement. This project will develop Leadership for Equity micro-credentials for district administrators and aspiring principals and create a suite of SEL Classroom Climate and Practices resources for school principals.
Internationals Network for Public Schools$100,000New York, NYdescription
This is a general operating grant to Internationals Network for Public Schools.
National Center for Teacher Residencies$90,000Chicago, 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 Teacher Center$85,000Santa Cruz, CAdescription
This is a general operating grant to New Teacher Center (NTC). 
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 its Urban Teacher Residency, a partnership with Queens College and NYC DOE that enhances the sustainability of teacher residency through a novel cost-sharing model to which partners all contribute.
NYC Leadership Academy$50,000New York, NYdescription
The NYC Leadership Academy will enhance targeted communications efforts that will share our expertise and the knowledge we have acquired about leadership for equity with the broader education field.
Partners in School Innovation$140,000San Francisco, CAdescription
This grant provides general operating support to Partners in School Innovation.
Rennie Center for Education Research & Policy$50,000Boston, MAdescription
This grant will support the integration of social-emotional learning within school and classroom practice in Boston Public Schools. Working closely with selected schools, Rennie Center for Education Research & Policy will build the understanding of key SEL concepts, conduct a needs assessment, and develop a blueprint that helps schools create a detailed plan for implementation.
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
The Education Trust will 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.
University of Chicago: Urban Education Institute$60,000Chicago, ILdescription
University of Chicago’s Urban Education Institute This grant will support the  Urban Teacher Education Program (UChicago UTEP) to expand and deepen instruction to UTEP students related to the developmental impact of trauma and trauma responsive practices in schools.
University of Illinois at Chicago$75,000Chicago, ILdescription
This grant  support for leadership coaching in the University of Illinois Chicago Ed.D. Program to implement a scalable and cost-effective model of direct leadership coaching.
University of Illinois at Chicago$40,000Chicago, ILdescription
This grant will provide funding to revise the current EdD curriculum at the University of Illinois at Chicago incorporating social emotional learning theory and practice to better equip future school principals for leading SEL in their schools.