Philanthropic Supporters

Our work at Digital Promise is made possible by leading foundations and other funding organizations that have made a commitment to support our mission of improving the opportunity to learn. We are grateful for the support and partnership of the many philanthropic institutions that invest in us and make our work possible. Digital Promise’s Supporters include:

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation supports our League of Innovative Schools initiative, which connects the most forward-thinking leaders of the nation’s school districts; our procurement research; and our Marketplace program, which supports education leaders to use research and data to select edtech products.

Carnegie Corporation of New York

The Carnegie Corporation of New York supports Digital Promise Micro-credentials, to recognize educators for the skills they learn throughout their careers; our Research initiatives; and our Education Innovation Clusters, which are local communities of practice that bring together educators, entrepreneurs, funders, researchers and other community stakeholders to support innovative teaching and learning in their region.

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative

The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative supports Digital Promise’s Research@Work project by investing in the development of videos that broadly communicate relevant and applicable findings from learning science research.

Chevron

Chevron supports Digital Promise’s Maker Promise initiative by investing in efforts to elevate the stories of maker students, teachers and schools, and by partnering on a campaign to advance the understanding and application of safety in school makerspaces.

Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation

The Kauffman Foundation supports Digital Promise’s Education Innovation Cluster initiative, which are local communities of practice that bring together educators, entrepreneurs, funders, researchers and other community stakeholders to support innovative teaching and learning in their region.

The Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation

The Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation supports our maker learning efforts including the development of the Maker Promise network of educators to facilitate and engage youth in science and engineering.

The Grable Foundation

The Grable Foundation supports our Education Innovation Cluster, which are local communities of practice that bring together educators, entrepreneurs, funders, researchers, and other community stakeholders to support innovative teaching and learning in their region; as well as and our Maker Learning efforts.

The Joyce Foundation

The Joyce Foundation supports Digital Promise’s work to expand access to learning opportunities for adults through technology.

The Michael & Susan Dell Foundation

The Michael & Susan Dell Foundation invests in Digital Promise Micro-credentials, which provides teachers with the opportunity to gain recognition for skills throughout their careers; and supports the League of Innovative Schools and League Chief Technology Officers.

The Overdeck Family Foundation

The Overdeck Family Foundation supports Digital Promise’s Marketplace Research efforts to develop more efficient, evidence-based practices for creating and testing edtech products.

PricewaterhouseCoopers

PricewaterhouseCoopers supports Digital Promise Micro-credentials by investing in the development of financial literacy micro-credentials and by funding research to assess the impact of these competency-based resources.

Verizon

The Verizon Innovative Learning Schools directed by Digital Promise provides teachers and students in U.S. middle schools with always-available access to technology and empowers them to be content creators, adept problem-solvers and responsible consumers of digital media and learning resources.

The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation

The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation invests in our work to engage a coalition of educators and partners to develop Digital Promise Micro-credentials, which provides teachers with the opportunity to gain recognition for the deeper learning skills they master throughout their careers.

XQ

The XQ Institute is supporting Vista High in California, one of 10 high schools in the US that received an XQ Super School grant to reimagine teaching and learning.

Corporate Partners

Building relationships with developers and entrepreneurs is core to Digital Promise’s work. The Corporate Partner Program aims to create mutually beneficial relationships between our corporate partners, our staff, and our network. We engage with corporate partners as thought leaders, co-designers, and problem solvers alongside our education leaders and researchers. Our corporate partners include:

 

AmazonApple2 Discovery

freshgrade

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If you are interested in becoming a Digital Promise Partner, contact us.