Resources from the Field

The views reflected in these publications are those of the authors and do not reflect the views of Grantmakers for Education. For more resources and to post your own, remember to visit GFE Connects, our online member community.

December 2016 | The Future of Foundation Philanthropy: The CEO Perspective
The Center for Effective Philanthropy

Foundation leaders give insight into their perspectives on addressing current social and political challenges, making a positive impact on communities and learning from their experiences.

December 2016 | The Lifecycle Benefits of an Influential Early Childhood Program
University of Chicago and University of Southern California Schaeffer Center

This study shows a much higher return on investments in early childhood programs that previously thought.

November 2016 | Pathways to Progress: Forging Strategies to Broaden Impact
Equal Measure

This issue brief describes how five grantees are enhancing their reach. Highlights include scaling, local program adaptation, partnerships, data-informed programming, and interviews.

November 2016 | Post-Election Immigration and Refugee Resources
Grantmakers Concerned with Immigrants and Refugees

Features links to immediate response needs, impact analysis, talking points, know your rights information, and other guides for foundations, grantees and service providers.

November 2016 | Rodel Teacher Council Personalized Learning Policy Briefs
Rodel Foundation

The Rodel Teacher Council produced four education policy briefs and recommendations, that delve into personalized learning.

October 2016 | Race to the Top: Implementation and Relationship to Student Outcomes
U.S. Department of Education

This is an analysis of the Race to the Top competitive grant program that covers both program implementation and student outcomes.

October 2016 | Strengthening Nonprofit Capacity: Core Concepts in Capacity Building
Grantmakers for Effective Organizations

Capacity building enables nonprofit leaders and organizations to develop the skills and resources they need to improve their work. Since each situation is unique and circumstances are always changing, effective capacity-building support is tailored to best suit the needs of grantees.

September 2016 | Charter School Boards in the Nation’s Capital
The Thomas B. Fordham Institute

This report uses quantitative survey data to look at the relationship between school quality and charter school boards in Washington, D.C.

September 2016 | Mindset in the Classroom: A National Study of K-12 Teachers
Education Week Research Center

This report examines 600 K-12 educators' experiences and views on the concept of growth mindset.

August 2016 | Guide to School-Based Outreach for Health Coverage Enrollment
Center on Budget and Policy Priorities

This comprehensive guide identifies key strategies for school-based outreach programs.