New Venture Fund

For Support Of The Collaborative For Student Success

  • Amount
    $600,000
  • Program
  • Date Awarded
    6/13/2018
  • Term
    24 Months
  • Type of Support
    General Support/Program
Overview
The New Venture Fund provides fiscal sponsorship and management for public interest projects. The fund continues to manage the Collaborative for Student Success—a grantmaking initiative that pools resources from several foundations for support of work at the national, state, and local levels 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 academic content knowledge and higher-order thinking skills to students.
About the Grantee
Address
1201 Connecticut Ave NW, Ste 300
Washington, DC 20036
Grants to this Grantee
for the Fund for a Safer Future  
Housed at the New Venture Fund, the Fund for a Safer Future (FSF) is a funder collaborative that helps reduce gun violence in the United States. When FSF started its work in 2011, the field of gun violence prevention was beginning a strategic shift that accelerated after the mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut, in 2012. Before 2011, the movement was small, relatively isolated, and significantly under-resourced. With the help of FSF and other donors, the movement has become larger, better organized, more coordinated and diverse, and increasingly strategic. During the term of this grant, FSF will be able to continue its coordination efforts among states and expand its research focus.
for the Salmon State Project  
The New Venture Fund’s Salmon State project seeks to protect the most important salmon-spawning watersheds in Alaska. The project aims to support the economy, recreation, and subsistence needs of Alaskans by educating and engaging commercial and sport fishermen, Alaska Natives, and the public.
for Climate Interactive's En-ROADS project  
New Venture Fund is the fiscal sponsor for Climate Interactive, which develops and runs interactive climate modeling tools that help people learn new ways of thinking about climate solutions. This support grant will enable Climate Interactive to add new structural components to the model to better capture new breakthroughs in clean electrification and carbon dioxide removal; convert the model simulator into an easy-to-use format in multiple languages; and expand the use of the tool by media, decision makers, and the public around the world.

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