• Ignite

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


Powered by Youth Voice: Future Directions for Afterschool

This report, based on a survey of 1,087 young people from 321 afterschool programs across the country, reveals how young people envision the future of afterschool programs and their desire to be involved in the design and implementation.

Charles Stewart Mott Foundation and Partners

Report Card 2024: New Perspectives from Students on U.S. Schools

More than 2,000 students across America graded their schools on 11 key areas that are directly related to a student’s school experience. For the second year in a row, America’s students grade their schools as falling short of excellence.

Walton Family Foundation

From Connections, to Power, to Liberation: Strategic Imperatives

From Connections to Power to Liberation makes a call to the philanthropic sector to show up in partnership with grassroots movements so we may see education justice in our lifetime. 

Communities for Just Schools Fund

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
  • September

    Fall 2024 Equity Storytelling Fellowship

    Join us to harness the power of storytelling to explore the intersection of equity and philanthropy, in the fall EdFunders Equity Storytelling Fellowship virtual series.

August 8, 2024

Toward Languages of Liberation in Learning Environments

Join a discussion about how children’s and youth’s experiences with languages can shape their identities while developing a truly multicultural vision of democracy’s future.

September 4, 2024

Back to School and Forward into Power

Explore how communities, youth, caregivers and educators are preparing for challenges and changes in the 2024-2025 school year, while building equitable partnerships.