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 CyberPeace Institute  
A grant to New Venture Fund (NVF) will support the CyberPeace Institute (CPI), a fiscally sponsored project of NVF. The CPI will become an independent nonprofit based in Geneva, Switzerland, with the mission of enhancing stability in cyberspace. Its three core functions are (a) helping and defending civilian victims of cyberattacks; (b) analyzing and investigating cyberattacks; and (c) promoting cybersecurity norms, prevention of attacks, and responsible behavior. The core founding funders are the Hewlett Foundation, Mastercard, and Microsoft. Other contributors include the Ford Foundation and Facebook.
for the Climate Advocacy Defense Fund  
The Climate Advocacy Defense Fund is a project of the New Venture Fund, supporting Canadian organizations in the development and implementation of legal and related strategies in defense of their public interest work on climate change advocacy.

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