Southern Education Foundation

For Support Of Organizations That Protect Vulnerable Children And Youth

  • Amount
    $300,000
  • Program
  • Date Awarded
    1/9/2017
  • Term
    12 Months
  • Type of Support
    General Support/Program
Strategies
Overview
The Southern Education Foundation is a public foundation with a mission to advance educational equity and excellence for all students in the South, particularly low-income students and students of color. The foundation will manage a rapid response fund for vulnerable youth, pooling contributions from multiple foundations. Protecting and empowering minority and immigrant children and equipping their schools to create a safe environment is essential to safeguarding the civil rights of at-risk students and their families.
About the Grantee
Grantee Website
www.sefatl.org 
Address
135 Auburn Avenue, N.E., Second Floor
Atlanta, GA 30303-2503
Grants to this Grantee
for support of education leaders who are addressing issues of equity and education in the South  
The Southern Education Foundation is a national leader in the education civil rights and social justice fields. This grant will support the Racial Equity Leadership Network, a cohort-based leadership development program focused on education leaders in the American South. The program provides leaders a set of facilitated learning experiences and opportunities, including learning from experts and their peers, that prepare and position the leaders to address system-level issues pertaining to racial, economic, and academic disparities, while also focusing on expanding educational opportunities for students. (Substrategy: Educator Capacity)

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