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Trends in Education Philanthropy: Benchmarking 2023

JUST RELEASED! Our 15th anniversary report, based on the latest survey of education grantmakers, offers insights into where and how funders are working, their evolving priorities and their role in supporting education innovation that benefits the nation’s learners. 

Grantmakers for Education

June 2023

Nationwide Survey of Education Philanthropies Finds Support for Systemic Transformation of Education in U.S.

For Immediate Release, June 1, 2023 - Funders express concern about the politicization of education while increasing focus on social and emotional learning and out-of-school time.

Grantmakers for Education

New Funder Survey Explores the State of Ed Philanthropy and Where It’s Headed

Inside Philanthropy covers the EdFunders benchmarking report on funding trends in education philanthropy.

Inside Philanthropy

Education funders focusing on DEI, mental health, less on academics

Philanthropy News Digest covers the EdFunders benchmarking report on funding trends in education philanthropy.

Philanthropy News Digest
  • June

    The Art of Giving: Exploring Cultural Ideas of Philanthropy

    Join this webinar to gain insights into various cultural approaches to philanthropy and how those ideas can enhance your own grantmaking efforts.

June 16, 2023

Supporting LGBTQ+ Youth in OST Spaces: Out-of-School Time Monthly Field Convening

Join the EdFunders Out-of-School Time Impact Group for an ongoing conversation with funders, practitioners and other field leaders. Every third Friday, monthly. June 16: How the OST field can support LGBTQ+ youth.

June 26, 2023

Raising the Bar: Recruiting, Retaining and Diversifying the School Professional Workforce

Join senior leaders from the U.S. Department of Education to address the challenges in recruiting and retaining a diverse professional workforce that can help students thrive.