Resources from the Field

The views reflected in these publications are those of the authors and do not reflect the views of Grantmakers for Education. For more resources and to post your own, remember to visit GFE Connects, our online member community.

June 2018 | Awake to Woke to Work: Building a Race Equity Culture
Equity in the Center

Equity in the Center created this report to detail the concrete steps an organization needs to take to achieve a Race Equity Culture within itself, important for all organizations but especially for grantmakers whose work includes funding racial equity outcomes.

June 2018 | Measuring Non-Degree Credential Attainment
Workforce Data Quality Campaign

This report surveyed all 50 states on how they measure the edcuational training of residents who have non-degree credentials (i.e. certificates), finding most are not doing enough to track this type of education.

June 2018 | Philanthropic Strategies to Support Refugees and Asylum Seekers
Grantmakers Concerned with Immigrants and Refugees (GCIR)

Situated within our current alarming national practices towards those entering the U.S., this GCIR report profiles the strategies of 10 innovative and adaptive funders who are supporting refugees and asylum seekers.

June 2018 | Rooted in Opportunity
Walton Family Foundation

This report describes how the Walton Family Foundation is partnering with school leadership to positively impact education experience.

June 2018 | School Leadership: A Primer for State Policymakers
Education Commission of the States

This report offers state policy reccomendations and considerations to nurture strong school leadership. 

June 2018 | States Leading the Way: Practical Solutions that Lift Up Children and Families
Ascend at the Aspen Institute

Ascend's newest publication highlights "promising, actionable solutions" from seven U.S. states eliminating poverty using a two-generation approach, focusing on both children and parents for effective, equitable results.

June 2018 | When Philanthropy Meets Advocacy
Stanford Social Innovation Review

This article explains five important considerations for funders who want to support social advocacy causes and relevant policies.

June 2018 | Youth-led Organizing: A strategy for Healing and Child Welfare Systems Change
Foster Youth in Action

This report explores the potential for indidvual transformation and systems change via youth-led organzing with youth who have experienced foster care.

May 2018 | From College to Life: Relevance and the Value of Higher Education
Strada Education Network

This report examines consumer perspectives on relevance of college coursework among a nationally representative sample of U.S. adults.

May 2018 | Arizona’s Community Schools: Beyond Education
Arizona Grantmakers Forum, Helios Education Foundation, Vitalyst Health Foundation

This report surveyed school leadership at Arizona community schools, specifically in districts that offer school programming outside the traditional scope of education. 

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