Four programs. Countless moments of discovery.
In addition to making grants, we operate programs to fill needs that we or our partners identify. Our four in-house programs seek to serve all young people with tools, resources, and experiences that spark joyful discovery and learning in young and adolescent learners and help families, educators, nonprofits, and others access and apply the latest insights from learning science. Each program also provides “on the ground” learnings that inform our grantmaking approach.
Bezos Scholars Program
Local Ideas Festivals launched since 2005
Scholar students and Educator alumni
Participants since 2010
Countries have created teams, including all 50 U.S. states
Mind in the Making
People have been trained on the MITM learning modules
Readers have downloaded MITM’s 100+ free skill-building resources
Families in 37 states and 6 countries around the world reached
Fun, free activities to add learning to mealtime, bathtime, bedtime, or anytime
Our Programs in Action
Learn more about the people engaged in our programs and their impact on our stories page.