New Venture Fund

For Support Of The Safety Net Defense Fund

  • Amount
    $1,000,000
  • Program
  • Date Awarded
    5/31/2017
  • Term
    24 Months
  • Type of Support
    Project
Overview
The Safety Net Defense Fund project, a collaboration among the New Venture Fund, the Center for Community Change, and the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, seeks to protect key anti-poverty programs that comprise the modern safety net such as the Affordable Care Act, Medicaid, Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, and Supplemental Security Income. Further, the project intends to prevent the adoption of block grants by raising public awareness of proposals to undermine these programs.
About the Grantee
Address
1201 Connecticut Ave NW, Ste 300
Washington, DC 20036
Grants to this Grantee
for supporting English Learners Success Forum  
The English Learners Success Forum, a project of the New Venture Fund, collaborates with leading researchers in the field, district leaders, teachers, content creators, and education funders to raise the instructional rigor for students categorized as English learners (ELs). The group will conduct classroom-based case studies and build field awareness of effective, openly licensed, content-specific EL instructional supports in core curriculum and professional learning materials. This work will build, amplify, and support efforts that help students furthest from opportunity learn deeply.

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