Excellence in K-12 Education

KIPP (Knowledge Is Power Program)

Partner 2010-2014


Prepares students in underserved communities for success in college and in life through a national network of free, open-enrollment, college-preparatory public schools.


Our partnership supports KIPP’s i3 grant work, which will accelerate the school leadership pipeline and encourage adoption of its finely honed leadership training programs in non-charter school settings. Our partnership also supports KIPP’s Fix the Planet Program, transforming Saturday school into an opportunity for middle school students to create individual enrichments projects. 

League of Education Voters Foundation

Partner since 2009


Works to create an education system in Washington State where every student has equal opportunity to succeed in college, work and life.


Our partnership supports awareness-raising, community mobilization and the pursuit of effective and innovative approaches to pre-K -12 education in Washington State. 

NBC News Education Nation

Partner 2011-2013


Engages the country in solutions-focused conversations about the state of education in the United States.


Our partnership supports the annual Education Nation summit, which convenes thought leaders and practitioners from the early learning and K-12 fields. 

Seattle Music Partners

Partner 2007-2012

Provides free after-school music programs for underserved elementary and middle school students in Seattle’s Central District. Is a unique opportunity for skilled musicians to give back to their community.


Our partnership supports access to music and mentoring experiences that are otherwise out of reach for Seattle Music Partner’s target students. 

Stand for Children Washington State

Partner since 2010


Builds effective local and statewide grassroots networks to help all children get the excellent public education they need to thrive.


Our partnership supports Stand Universiy for Parents in Tacoma and Stand's work to support students and parents throughout the state. 

Teach for All

Partner 2011-2014


Expands education opportunities in nations worldwide through a global network of independent social enterprises.


Our partnership supports Teach For All’s strategic growth and expansion. 

Teach for America

Partner since 2009


Builds a movement to eliminate education inequity by enlisting our nation’s most promising future leaders in the effort.


Our initial partnership supported Teach For America’s national growth plan, including its expansion into Washington State. 


Our current partnership supports transitional funds for Teach For America's rural regions in the Deep South, Appalachia, the Rio Grande Valley, and other rural areas serving American Indian populations.  


Partner since 2004


Inspires young people to become science and technology leaders by engaging them in exciting mentor-based robotics programs that build technology skills, inspire innovation and foster well-rounded life capabilities including self-confidence, communication and leadership.


Our partnership supports robotics teams in low-income schools in select states. 

Uncommon Schools

Partner 2010-2015


Launches and manages outstanding urban charter public schools that close the achievement gap and prepare low-income students to graduate from college.


Our partnership supports expansion of a network of high-performing charter schools in New York, New Jersey and Massachusetts. 


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