New Venture Fund

For Support Of The Collaborative For Student Success

  • Amount
    $300,000
  • Program
  • Date Awarded
    6/21/2016
  • Term
    12 Months
  • Type of Support
    General Support/Program
Overview
The New Venture Fund provides fiscal sponsorship and management support for public interest projects. The fund will continue to manage the Collaborative for Student Success, which is 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 related, high-quality 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 the Public Interest Technology University Network (PIT-UN) project  
The Public Interest Technology University Network (PIT-UN) Challenge Fund is a fiscally sponsored project of the New Venture Fund. The PIT-UN Challenge Fund project is aimed at building a foundation of public interest technology by supporting universities’ efforts to develop new programs in this area. Such programs can train graduates for careers in public, private, or nonprofit technology work and mix the skills that are vital for successful technology project research, development, and implementation. This multi-funder project is to support the development of Public Interest Technology programs within academia.
for the Climate Equity Communications Accelerator Program  
The New Venture Fund is the fiscal sponsor for the Climate Equity Communications Accelerator Program. The Climate Equity Communications Accelerator will strengthen the communications capacity of nonprofit climate justice organizations and the broader climate justice field by integrating robust communications and narrative strategies into organizations, coalitions, and policy campaigns in target states.
for the Moving Beyond Oil Fund project  
The grant will help New Venture Fund launch transformational campaigns to accelerate the deployment of zero-emission vehicles in the U.S. The Moving Beyond Oil Fund is meant to rapidly incubate and launch campaigns that complement the long-term efforts of grantees focused on transportation electrification in the U.S.

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