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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

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

Grantmakers for Education

Grantmakers for Education Membership Dues Increase

Grantmakers for Education





May 2023

Philanthropy and HBCUs: Foundation funding to historically Black colleges and universities

This report, based on both quantitative and qualitative research, is the most comprehensive analysis of institutional philanthropy to HBCUs. 

ABFE and Candid
May 2023

State Policies Supporting Teachers Across the Career Pipeline

This policy outline highlights states that are enacting policies that bolster the teacher pipeline from recruitment to retention.

Education Commission of the States
May 2023

(Re)Building Boston’s Early Education and Care Sector

This report examines the current state of early education and care both for pre-K and infant and toddler programs,  examining the continued impact of COVID-19 and pandemic recovery investment on child care in Boston, analyzing changes in supply and potential demand at the neighborhood level. 

The Boston Foundation
April 2023

Electoral Advocacy: Social Change Through Political Strategy

This report dives into the world of elections, drawing upon best-in-class research studies to answer many of the key questions advocates ask when considering how they can build more political clout to promote improvements in education.

April 2023

From Degrees to Dollars: Six-Year Findings from the ASAP Ohio Demonstration

This six-year follow-up study of ASAP in Ohio community colleges found that the earnings of students who had participated in the program increased by 11% during the COVID pandemic and graduation rates were 50% higher. 

April 2023

Rural Community College Excellence: A Guide to Delivering Strong Opportunity for Students and Communities

This guide shares examples from high-achieving rural colleges that can help other community colleges deliver stronger and more equitable results for the students and communities they serve. Funded by member Ascendium Education Group.

Aspen Institute

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