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December 2022

The Future of Smart: Episode 13

In this episode, we hear from Black leaders Jamyle Cannon, Sharif El-Mekki and Saamra Mekuria-Grillo, with facilitator Elizabeth Thompson delivering introductory remarks, on igniting hope in a time of recovery. 

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November 2022

Seeking Input: Leadership Transition Update

Grantmakers for Education members and other leaders in education philanthropy are invited to share their priorities and recommend candidates for our next executive director here.

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October 2022

Welcome to the Grantmakers for Education Board

Grantmakers for Education welcomes Danielle Pulliam of The Pinkerton Foundation to its board of directors.

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October 2022

Grantmaking Practices to Support Equity and Sustainability in Out-of-School Time

Learn about the insights from the funders and grantees who collectively supported the out-of-school time field through the acute phases of the COVID pandemic.

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  • December

    AAPI Series: Funding Polynesian and Micronesian Populations

    We'll focus on Polynesian and Micronesian communities and learners, with high-level historical context about this population, the purpose of education in these communities, and policy implications that could transform how education serves these students in the future.

December 6, 2022

Out-of-School Time Bimonthly Funder Meetup: Tackling Complex Field Challenges

Join the EdFunders Out-of-School Time Impact Group for an ongoing conversation with Grantmakers for Education members who fund or are interested in funding the out-of-school time sector. December 6: Tackling Complex Field Challenges.

December 12, 2022

The Future of Education: Investing in Policy that Transforms Learning

The final session in our Future of Education Series with Phi Delta Kappa and the Spencer Foundation will focus on the policy changes we need for a transformed system of education.