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

Alliance for Quality Education
The Alliance for Quality Education is a coalition mobilizing communities across the state to keep New York true to its promise of ensuring a high-quality public school education to all students regardless of zip code.
BAGLY: The Boston Alliance of Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Youth
BAGLY: The Boston Alliance of Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Youth, is a youth led, adult supported social support organization, committed to social justice, and creating, sustaining and advocating for programs, policies and services for the LGBTQ youth community.
BEJA: Boston Education Justice Alliance
Boston Education Justice Alliance (BEJA) works for sustainable community schools led by the voices of young people, teachers, families, and the community.
Donors' Education Collaborative
The Donors' Education Collaborative (DEC) is dedicated to systemic reform of New York City public schools. Its members pool funds to advance equity, opportunity, and excellence for all students—including those facing the greatest challenges.
Girls for Gender Equity

Girls for Gender Equity is an intergenerational grassroots organization committed to the physical, psychological, social, and economic development of girls and women.

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