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Foundations for Education Excellence


  • Program Education
  • Program Area Advancing Afterschool
  • Grant Amount $175,000
  • Grant Period July 1, 2009–July 31, 2010
  • Location New York, NY, United States
  • Geographic Focus United States

About this grant

This grant increase will support the Foundation Center in its efforts to provide education funders the most up-to-date and relevant information about funding within the federal American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. Specifically, this increase will allow the Foundation Center to: 1) manage project administration and coordination; 2) perform maintenance, updates, and create new features for the Web portal; 3) collect, analyze, and summarize key research and recommendations around the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act; 4) host an average of two webinars or teleconferences per month through June 2010; 5) inform education funders through the ongoing delivery and expansion of its weekly newsletter; 6) hold a national conference for key stakeholders; and 7) develop and license access to a customized education edition of “Philanthropy In/Sight.”