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Equity as a Verb: Lessons from and with Grantees
The privilege inherent in grantmaking and philanthropy’s conventions can create obstacles for deepening relationships with grantees and addressing the complexity essential to creating social change. In this EdFunders case study, we explore how one funder created space for advancing shared action around these challenges in their co-designed grantee convenings.
The Future of Smart: Episode 10
Building Community from Crisis: A Collaborative Fund for the Out-of-School Time Field
The Education Combination | 10 Dimensions of Education Resource Equity to Unlock Opportunities for Every Student
Drawing on both research and the lived experiences of students, parents, and educators from across the country, this paper describes how the right combination of resources can make a difference for students’ learning experiences.
How Student Debt Harms Black Borrowers’ Mental Health
This brief looks at why Black borrowers carry the heaviest debt burden, the mental health toll of having student debt, how the racial wage and wealth gaps are fueling the Black student debt crisis, and offers recommendations.
The Future of Smart: Episode 6
Podcast host Ulcca Joshi Hansen speaks with Deanna James, president of the St. Croix Foundation for Community Development, about the foundation's approach to transforming local ecosystems through radical partnership and grantmaking.
Latino College Completion: 2019-2020
While Latino enrollment decreased in 2020, we continue to see an increase in Latino college completion. This brief provides the most up-to-date overview of Latino college completion, including the top institutions where Latinos earn degrees, and progress towards the goal of Ensuring America’s Future
State Policies to Support Student-Centered Learning
The policy brief offers an analysis of policy trends, state case studies and key considerations for those interested in a personalized, competency-based system. It also explores the existing foundation of student-centered learning policies by providing information on every state’s policy in three categories.
Increasing Equity in College Student Experience: Findings from a National Collaborative
This report describes early findings and lessons learned from the Student Experience Project and presents future directions for university leaders seeking to systematically measure and improve student experience.
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