New Venture Fund

For Support Of The Collaborative For Student Success

  • Amount
    $300,000
  • Program
  • Date Awarded
    3/16/2015
  • Term
    15 Months
  • Type of Support
    General Support/Program
Overview
The New Venture Fund provides fiscal sponsorship and management support for public interest projects. The Fund would continue to manage the Collaborative for Student Success, a grantmaking initiative that works at the national, state, and local levels to pool foundation resources for communications and outreach efforts that sustain demand for effective implementation of the Common Core State Standards and their related assessments. Effective implementation and measurement of the Common Core offers an unprecedented large-scale policy and practice opportunity to deliver a significant portion of deeper learning knowledge and skills to students.
About the Grantee
Address
1201 Connecticut Ave NW, Ste 300
Washington, DC 20036
Grants to this Grantee
for support of Trusted Elections Fund  
The Trusted Elections Fund, a project of New Venture Fund, is a pooled fund that will make grants to address election-related emergencies that threaten the integrity of our election system. The fund will support organizations fighting to ensure free and fair elections, and to protect the rule of law. Throughout 2020, the Trusted Elections Fund will make grants that focus on crisis areas that are urgent, unique to 2020, and underfunded.
for the Open Education program at the Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition  
The Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition (SPARC), housed in the New Venture Fund, is a global coalition committed to making open the default for research and education. SPARC’s work to advance open education over the next three years will focus on empowering academic libraries, promoting competition in the marketplace, fostering structural change through policy, and facilitating inclusive community engagement with equity at the core. This grant serves the Open Education Strategy goals to develop capacity in postsecondary educational systems to leverage open education as a means to improve teaching and learning, and to build a more equitable and inclusive open education field. (Substrategy: Systems.)

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