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Collaborative for Education Organizing

Community Foundation for the National Capital Region

  • Program Education
  • Program Area Success Beyond High School
  • Grant Amount $25,000
  • Grant Period April 1, 2011–March 31, 2012
  • Location Washington, DC, United States
  • Geographic Focus District of Columbia

About this grant

The Community Foundation for the National Capital Region led an effort to form the Collaborative for Education Organizing, a partnership of funders and community-based organizations working together to improve public education in Washington, D.C. This collaborative is focused on increasing the college-ready graduation rate in Washington, D.C.’s public schools. This grant increase will provide partial funding for a series of convenings aimed at bringing regional leaders together to support community engagement strategies.