Knowledge begins here
but never ends.
Curated reports, deep research, informational articles, podcasts. Everything you need to stay well
informed in the world of education grantmaking.
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
Ulcca Joshi Hansen: What Should Education Look Like in the Future?
Dr. Hansen and Whitney Johnson discuss the history of modern education, and how a holistic, mastery-based approach might better prepare students for a world of rapid change.
How parents can help kids redefine what it means to be smart
EdFunders Dr. Ulcca Joshi Hansen: "The disruption of the coronavirus pandemic was a reminder that “smart” has come to represent a flattened, dehumanized idea of human capability, and that our children are so much more."
Education Grant Makers Need to Leave Their Covid Comfort Zones and Spend Time in Schools
EdFunders Dr. Celine Coggins: "Without physical proximity to those education philanthropy serves, relationships suffer, and we are less valuable at a time when schools are in greatest need. So, what are the options?"
Higher Education and Post-secondary Trends to Watch in 2022
Ulcca Joshi Hansen, Chief Program Officer at Grantmakers for Education, provides some of her predictions for 2022 and beyond in the post-secondary landscape.
Moving toward human liberatory models
The Coconut Thinking podcast brings together educational provocateurs who are re-thinking school as a concept and a space.
The Future of Smart
Just released! New book by Grantmakers for Education's Dr. Ulcca Joshi Hansen. The book explores how funders and policymakers can leverage the disruptions of COVID to build P-K through postsecondary systems in ways that reflect research on human development, learning science and the future of work and civil society.
Submit A Resource
Expand your audience by expanding minds.
We believe in getting research and insights into more hands to support learning for our peers and community. Share your resources that would be useful to education grantmakers.