Transforming the lives of young people through public education

Isadora Kosofsky/CatchLight for Stuart Foundation

And so we lift our gazes not to what stands between us, but what stands before us.

Amanda Gorman

We believe in the power and potential of young people

We connect people and ideas to realize the promise of public education

See examples of transformation in action

Meet the people who bring the Foundation’s vision to life

The Latest

Foundation Update: June 2024

Stuart Foundation President Sophie Fanelli announces two new collaborative funds – The Purpose of Education Fund and the Youth Thriving Through Learning Fund – and reflects on the legacy of mentor and long-time field leader Jeannie Oakes.


Advancing the Leadership and Learning of California Youth

The presidents of the Stuart Foundation and the California Community Foundation discuss the California Thriving Youth Initiative, a collaborative effort to invest in adolescent leadership and learning and reassert the role that public education plays in our country’s diverse and changing democracy.


Perspectives on Thriving

A look at how a creative partnership between the Stuart Foundation and students in the Design Lab at the Otis College of Art and Design informed the development of the Foundation’s new color palette and website.