grants awarded


Virginia G. Piper Charitable Trust, Mid Year Grants 2013

Virginia G. Piper Charitable Trust Phoenix, Arizona Grants Announced: May 9, 2013 The Virginia G. Piper Charitable Trust announced quarterly grants totaling more than 3.8 million dollars to a diverse group of organizations in Maricopa County.


Nellie Mae Education Foundation, Mid-Year Grants 2013

Nellie Mae Education Foundation Quincy, Mass. (781) 348-4200   Grants Announced: April 3, 2013 Seven Urban School Districts across New England will receive more than $3 million in grants to promote systemic change to better meet the Common Core Standards and increase student achievement.


The California Wellness Foundation, Late 2012

The California Wellness Foundation Woodland Hills, California (818) 702-1900 Grants Announced: Late 2012 Campaign for College Opportunity, Los Angeles, $100,000 over two years for project support to develop policy, communication and coalition strategies to improve college access and success in California’s community colleges and higher education institutions to prepare a diverse health workforce.


Atlantic Philanthropies, Grants 2012

Atlantic Philanthropies New York, NY 212-916-7300 2012 Grant Recipients Georgetown University, Washington DC, $600,000 to provide technical assistance to the state-based KidsWell collaboratives to work with federal and state administrators in developing policy to protect and expand children’s health insurance coverage.


Carnegie Corporation Grant, Early 2013

Carnegie Corporation New York City (212) 371-3200 Grant Announced: January, 2013 National Center on Civic Innovation, New York City, 5.7 million for the launch and development of the SpringPoint Institute, which will be a crucial leader in the Corporation’s strategic push to help school districts around the country reshape themselves to support innovative school designs that better meet the new Common Core standards.


Gates Foundation Grants, Early 2013

Gates Foundation Seattle, Washington (206) 709-3100 Grant Start Date: January 2013 Startup Weekend, Seattle, $10,000 to support Startup Weekend EDU events. National Paideia Center, Asheville, North Carolina, $659,788 to design and pilot humanities courses aligned to the Common Core State Standards.


    David and Lucile Packard Foundation, Grants Early 2013

    The David and Lucile Packard Foundation Los Altos, California (650) 948-7658 Grant Start Date:  Early 2013 Glenn County Office of Education, Willows, California, $110,000 to expand and improve the Expect Success Summer Enrichment Program in the Orland and Willows communities of Glenn County.


    MacArthur Foundation, Early 2013 Grants

    MacArthur Foundation Chicago, Illinois (312) 726-8000 Grant(s) announced: February 27, 2013 The MacArthur Foundation announced the recipients of the 2013 MacArthur Award for Creative and Effective Institutions . The Award, which recognizes exceptional grantees and helps ensure their long-term sustainability, provides each organization with $500,000 to $1.5 million, depending on the size of its budget.


    The Stuart Foundation, Early 2013 Grants

    Stuart Foundation San Francisco, CA (415) 393-1551 Grant(s) Start Date:  January, 2013 BUILD, San Mateo, Calif., $20,000 to support new executive leadership capacity that would advance implementation of the organization’s strategic plan.