Grantmaking

The Schott Foundation’s core belief is that a broad-based grassroots movement is central to creating the systemic change that is needed to address the disparities poor children and children of color face in our nation’s public education system.

Click here to view our current grantees.

To help build this movement, Schott provides grants and other supports to campaigns led by parents, students and other advocates seeking to bring equity to the following issue areas:

In its pivotal role as both funder and advocate, Schott has supported strategies such as media campaigns, community organizing, litigation, leadership development, ballot initiatives and action research to build public will to guarantee that every child has access to high quality public education.

You can follow the latest news and commentary from Schott’s grantees and allies through our Opportunity to Learn Network.

Please note: the Foundation does not accept or respond to unsolicited grant proposals, inquiries or letters of intent. Schott Foundation grant applications are by invitation only.

Our Grantees

National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy
NCRP promotes philanthropy that serves the public good, is responsive to people and communities with the least wealth and opportunity, and is held accountable to the highest standards of integrity and openness.
National Public Education Support Fund (NPESF)
Our mission simply stated is to promote the opportunity for all children to receive an excellent education from birth through college and career. NPESF is a national hub for convening and connecting influential leaders in education philanthropy, advocacy, research, policy, and practice.
re:power
"We are a team of organizers, strategists, and technologists dedicated to building transformative political power. We do this by partnering with individuals, organizations, and coalitions across the country to uncover leaders within communities and create radical change."
Stone Lantern Films
Stone Lantern Films is a Washington, D.C. non-profit corporation with a distinguished record of thought-provoking cultural documentaries.

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