Type of Support
The New Venture Fund conducts public interest projects and provides professional insight and support to institutions and individuals seeking to foster change through strategic philanthropy. It is the fiscal sponsor for the Funders’ Collaborative for Innovative Measurement, which focuses on developing measures for "hard to measure" interpersonal and intrapersonal skills. The collaborative aims to help funders learn about new assessments, coordinate around assessment projects of shared interest, and communicate lessons learned with the education field.
Grants to this Grantee
for support of the Communities for Just Schools Fund to fund education organizing
The Communities for Just Schools Fund is a national donor collaborative that brings together the resources of philanthropy with the power of grassroots organizing to ensure that all schools welcome students and nurture their full potential. This grant will be used to fund education organizing; build the capacity of the fund’s grantee partners; and connect their partners with philanthropy, policy, research, and advocacy communities. (Substrategy: Student & Community Voice)
for Powering a New Economy Fund
This grant for the Powering a New Economy Fund supports its work to drive the turn toward a new, more inclusive and sustainable economic paradigm. The fund supports state and locally based coalitions and grassroots organizations working to transform the political economy in cities and states.