New Venture Fund

For The Demand Progress Education Fund

Overview
The Demand Progress Education Fund will continue its efforts to ensure the executive branch is populated with officials who seek to use public power to implement an economic vision that improves people’s lives. The executive branch wields extraordinary authorities that relate to essentially every sector of the economy, yet these tools are not leveraged for all they could be, and the very concept of executive action remains obscure to many NGOs, the media, and the general public. Consequently, for more than a generation, the executive branch has largely been the domain of neoliberal technocrats and figures captured by corporations and elites. The Education Fund will build upon several years of impactful efforts to change this.
About the Grantee
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1828 L Street NW, Suite 300 – A, Washington, DC, 20036, United States
Grants to this Grantee
for support of the Communities for Just Schools Fund to fund education organizing  
The Communities for Just Schools Fund is a national donor collaborative that brings together the resources of philanthropy with the power of grassroots organizing to ensure that all schools welcome students and nurture their full potential. This grant will be used to fund education organizing; build the capacity of the fund’s grantee partners; and connect their partners with philanthropy, policy, research, and advocacy communities. (Substrategy: Student & Community Voice)
for Powering a New Economy Fund  

This grant for the Powering a New Economy Fund supports its work to drive the turn toward a new, more inclusive and sustainable economic paradigm. The fund supports state and locally based coalitions and grassroots organizations working to transform the political economy in cities and states.

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