• Ignite

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


Afterschool and Summer Workforce Solutions Database

Use this searchable database to learn about local, state and national practices that are contributing to a thriving out-of-school time workforce. Strategies address issues such as recruitment, retention, compensation, career pathways, staff wellbeing, BIPOC leadership and more.

Grantmakers for Education and Partners

March 2024

The Future of Smart: Episode 28

Dr. Temple Lovelace, executive director of Assessment for Good, and Dr. Susan Lyons, co-founder and executive director of Women in Measurement, join The Future of Smart podcast to talk about thinking differently about measurement and systems of learning and education.

Grantmakers for Education

New Data on Racial Justice Grants Should Alarm—and Motivate—Education Philanthropy

This piece by Nicole Rodriguez Leach and John H. Jackson discusses how after myriad funder press releases and pledges, both racial equity and racial justice grantmaking dropped significantly between 2018 and 2021.

Stanford Social Innovation Review

When schools tap parental love

A survey last year by Grantmakers for Education found that 60% of education funders support efforts to help families become more involved in their children’s education.

The Christian Science Monitor
  • April

    The Future of Math: Classroom Teaching

    Join in the third session of The Future of Math series, where we will imagine new paradigms that better support all students in mathematics.

May 7, 2024

Postsecondary Spotlight on Mental Health and Wellbeing

Explore learnings and take-aways from higher education institutions about mental health and wellbeing supports that work.

May 9, 2024

The Future of Math: Innovations in Classroom Technology

Will the latest innovations in classroom technology jumpstart student success in math? Explore how we should think about the proper role of tech in the teaching and learning of math.