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

Grantmakers for Effective Organizations
Grantmakers for Effective Organizations exists to help grantmakers turn their desire to improve into real progress.
Grassroots Arkansas
To bring an end to social, economic, political injustice and inequality by transforming the power relations and structures that create and hold them in place. We place education at the democratic center of this struggle that reaches every aspect of our lives.
Greater New Orleans Funders Network
Greater New Orleans Funders Network (GNOFN) inspires and optimizes philanthropic investment in the greater New Orleans region to promote equity and increase justice. GNOFN convenes and organizes philanthropy to ensure that large investments in SELA result in a more sustainable and resilient place, and allows the people who live in Greater New Orleans the chance to participate in decision-making and benefit from its improvements.
GSA Network
GSA Network is a next-generation LGBTQ racial and gender justice organization that empowers and trains queer, trans and allied youth leaders to advocate, organize, and mobilize an intersectional movement for safer schools and healthier communities.
Interaction Institute for Social Change
IISC catalyzes the will and skill of the diverse public to create social justice and sustainability. IISC does this with people in communities, organizations and movements through training, facilitation, network building and public engagement.

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