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 invests in Digital Promise initiatives that support innovation to improve K-12 public schools. The foundation supports our League of Innovative Schools initiative, our procurement research, a component of our Marketplace program, and has served as a partner on other Digital Promise work.

Carnegie Corporation of New York

The Carnegie Corporation of New York supports Digital Promise’s Research initiative by providing funding for our Research@Work project, supports Digital Promise’s initiative to build a coalition of educators and partners to develop a micro-credentialing system for educators, and invests in our Education Innovation Clusters work, which supports organizations in regions that work collaboratively to provide expanded learning opportunities for their community members.

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.

The Grable Foundation

The Grable Foundation has funded Digital Promise’s Education Innovation Cluster work and also supports our Maker Learning effort.

The Joyce Foundation

The Joyce Foundation supports Digital Promise’s work to expand access to learning opportunities for adults through technology by providing funding for our Adult Learning initiative.

The Michael & Susan Dell Foundation

The Michael & Susan Dell Foundation invests in Digital Promise’s initiative to develop a micro-credentialing system that will provide teachers with the opportunity to gain recognition for data literacy skills they master throughout their careers.

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 ed tech products.

PricewaterhouseCoopers

PwC (PricewaterhouseCoopers) supports Digital Promise’s educator micro-credential initiative by investing in the development of financial literacy micro-credentials and by funding research to assess the impact of these competency-based resources.

Startup:Education

Startup:Education 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.

Verizon

Verizon is partnering with Digital Promise to create innovative learning environments in U.S. middle schools and fully document the process.

The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation

The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation invests in Digital Promise’s initiative to build a coalition of educators and partners to develop a micro-credentialing system that provides teachers with the opportunity to gain recognition for the Deeper Learning skills they master throughout their careers.

 

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:

 

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