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Member Insights: Infusing Playful Learning into Everyday Places

Most kids spend just 20% of their waking hours in the classroom. How can communities harness some of the remaining 80% for meaningful and joyful opportunities to learn?

Grantmakers for Education

Brown at 70: Reflections and the Road Forward

Spencer Foundation and partners

Measurement For Mobility: How States Can Use Data to Incentivize Postsecondary and Workforce Success in Public Education

Education Strategy Group and American Student Assistance





September 2009

Benchmarking 2009: Trends in Education Philanthropy

This new study provides a much-needed examination of how GFE’s diverse members are responding to some of 2009’s most significant developments—particularly the economic downturn and the greatly expanded federal investment in education—and how they expect their funding priorities and strategies to evolve in the next few years. 

Grantmakers for Education
September 2008

Benchmarking 2008: Trends in Education Philanthropy

Benchmarking 2008 is a new tool to help funders better understand their colleagues and their priorities in the enterprise of education philanthropy. GFE is pleased to offer this first-ever snapshot of the field’s trends and emerging issues.

Grantmakers for Education
August 2008

Strengthening Grantee Effectiveness: The Hyde Family Foundations

Principles for Effective Education Grantmaking - Case Study No. 7

Grantmakers for Education
January 2008

Engaged Partners: The Achieving the Dream Partnership

Principles for Effective Education Grantmaking - Case Study No. 6

Grantmakers for Education
September 2006

Focus for Impact: The PacifiCorp Foundation for Learning’s Early Childhood Literacy Initiative

Principles for Effective Education Grantmaking - Case Study No. 5

Grantmakers for Education
June 2006

Learning by Doing: The Noyce Foundation’s Every Child a Reader and Writer Initiative

Principles for Effective Education Grantmaking - Case Study No. 4

Grantmakers for Education

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