Spring 2019 Grants List


Grantmaking Priority AreaOrganization NameProject Title Sentence
Adolescent LearningLos Angeles Education PartnershipTo provide general support
Adolescent LearningTacoma Public SchoolsTo support efforts to transform student assessments by leveraging technology and piloting an innovative data system that provides a holistic picture of every student’s development, and engages students in using real-time data
Adolescent LearningFacing History and Ourselves Inc.To design and pilot a civics project toolkit for teachers and youth development professionals that is reflective of California’s diverse student populations, including the histories and issues central to Latinx and Asian students
Adolescent LearningLinked Learning AllianceTo provide general support for a statewide coalition to advance Linked Learning
Adolescent LearningGilder Lehrman Institute of American HistoryTo design curriculum and instructional practices that examine the history of U.S. immigration
Adolescent LearningCalifornians for Justice Education Fund Inc.To support a statewide, student-led advocacy campaign advancing practices and policies that enable educators to build supportive relationships with students
Adolescent LearningConnectEd The California Center for College and CareerTo design and test structures and processes that support the cultural shifts necessary for high-quality career pathways
Creativity & Arts EducationCalifornia Alliance for Arts EducationTo support Create CA, a statewide coalition committed to restoring high quality, standards-based arts education to public schools
Creativity & Arts EducationCalifornia County Superintendents Educational Services AssociationTo provide support to rural counties to strengthen arts learning for K-12 students
Creativity & Arts EducationLos Angeles County Arts CommissionTo support the Los Angeles County Arts Education Collective to expand a leadership learning community and to launch Create CA LA County, a regional campaign to highlight the work of school districts and arts partners
Educator LeadershipMills CollegeTo support the Mills Teacher Scholars program
Educator LeadershipCalifornia State Fullerton Philanthropic FoundationTo support principal preparation in partnership with the Anaheim Unified High School District
Educator LeadershipLong Beach Unified School DistrictTo support a comprehensive leadership development system
Educator LeadershipOakland Unified School DistrictTo support the Oakland International Learning Lab to launch a principal preparation program
Educator LeadershipUniversity of California Davis, School of EducationTo support the Superintendents' Executive Leadership Forum and its alumni network conducted by the Center for Applied Policy in Education
Educator LeadershipUniversity of Washington College of Education, Center for Educational LeadershipTo support the California Educational Leadership Initative
School Finance & AccountabilityPivot Learning PartnersTo support the design of an index to measure school district stability that can be used by education leaders and communities to improve practice
School Finance & AccountabilityCalifornia School Boards FoundationTo support a network for school board members on the topic of equity
School Finance & AccountabilityFamilies in SchoolsTo continue efforts to deepen school district capacity to engage families
School Finance & AccountabilityAdvancement ProjectTo support the Birth to Twelfth Grade Water Cooler Network
School Finance & AccountabilityPartnership for Los Angeles SchoolsTo strengthen the capacity of parent leaders to serve as effective advocates for promoting equity in education for high-need students and historically low-performing schools in the Los Angeles Unified School District
School Finance & AccountabilityWestEdto provide support to build the capacity of state agencies, school districts and county offices of education to develop tools and resources to implement continuous improvement in California
School Finance & AccountabilityPivot Learning PartnersTo support a peer-to-peer learning network that brings together districts and nonprofit partners to develop a cohesive approach to continuous improvement that addresses the specific needs of the most underserved students, including foster youth
Foster Youth EducationNational Center for Youth LawTo continue to support the expansion of FosterEd in California, a program focused on improving the educational outcomes of students who are in foster care, experiencing homelessness, and/or involved in the juvenile justice system.
Foster Youth EducationEducational Results PartnershipTo publish a report analyzing data on the academic trajectories of California foster youth as they transition from high school to postsecondary education