New Venture Fund

For The Equity And Excellence Commission Project

  • Amount
    $150,000
  • Program
  • Date Awarded
    11/15/2011
  • Term
    12 Months
  • Type of Support
    Project
Overview
The New Venture Fund seeks funding to provide editorial, outreach, and policy research support for its Equity and Excellence Commission project. It plans to release a report in December 2012 with policy recommendations to guide the education system. Through spring 2012, it will also pursue a public outreach strategy designed to encourage healthy public debate about the U.S. educational system. This work will be supported by online multimedia information, archives, and briefing material. The Commission expects to complete its project by June 2012.
About the Grantee
Address
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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