• Ignite

    We are Grantmakers for Education. Nearly 300 strong and diverse organizations bringing bold thinking and brave ideas to learners all across America.


May 2024

Grantmakers for Education Membership Update and FAQ

In order to streamline our membership process, we will be shifting the membership period from the anniversary of each member’s join date to the calendar year (January through December) as of 2026.

Grantmakers for Education

April 2024

Member Insights: Infusing Playful Learning into Everyday Places

Most kids spend just 20% of their waking hours in the classroom. How can communities harness some of the remaining 80% for meaningful and joyful opportunities to learn?

Grantmakers for Education

Measurement For Mobility: How States Can Use Data to Incentivize Postsecondary and Workforce Success in Public Education

This report examines how all 50 states are measuring and supporting students’ long-term success via their reporting, accountability and incentive systems. 

Education Strategy Group and American Student Assistance

Brown at 70: Reflections and the Road Forward

What progress has been made, what can be learned from setbacks, and what can be done to ensure all students to have the opportunity to learn? This nine-part series was produced for the Spencer Foundation, the Learning Policy Institute, and the California Association of African-American Superintendents and Administrators.

Spencer Foundation and partners
  • July

    Pursuing Education Equity and Justice: The Legacy Sites Study Tour

    Join Grantmakers for Education in Montgomery, Alabama on July 24-26 for a study tour focused on education and equity in the American South.

June 17, 2024

From Connections to Power to Liberation: Imperatives for Education Justice

Learn about education victories and ways philanthropy can help to build sustainable power for the education justice movement.

June 18, 2024

Postsecondary Spotlight on Workforce Training Pathways

Join national experts to learn about the growth and impact of workforce training programs, and what this growth means for ‘traditional’ higher education.