How can every young person have an opportunity to succeed in the college or career pursuit of their choice?


How can scholars from underrepresented communities advance in their professions & expand their networks?


How can “two-generation” strategies meet the economic, educational & social needs of children & parents?


How can communities build partnerships to support college success?

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New Report - Case-Informed Lessons for Scaling Innovation at Community and Technical Colleges

In this report, co-authored with DVP-PRAXIS LTD, we discuss the Achieving the Dream Catalyst Fund initiative to help four community colleges scale an innovative practice to serve most of their students.

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Learning Together: Actionable Approaches for Grantmakers

In this new report, Grantmakers for Effective Organizations examines what it means to share learning and evaluation practices with grantees, other funders, community members, government agencies and other organizations.

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