EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION GRANTS

2017

DePaul University

$200,000

over two years to support an Elementary Math Specialist Pilot

Metropolitan Family Services

$75,000

over three years to support Learning Landscapes in Chicago

STEM Connector

$25,000

to support Silver Level Membership

University of Illinois-Chicago

$200,000

over two years to support an Elementary Math Specialist Pilot

Governors State University

$200,000

over two years to support professional development in K-3 math instructional effectiveness in Chicago’s south suburbs

MIND Research Institute

$15,000

to support Advancing Family Math Literacy

University of Chicago Science of Learning Center

$200,000

over two years to support research on the impact of Bedtime Math

McKendree University

$100,000

over two years to support early math professional development in Southern Illinois rural areas

Project Exploration

$35,000

to support Early Childhood STEM Learning in Chicago’s Austin neighborhood

University of Chicago STEM Education

$192,000

over two years to support an Elementary Math Specialist Pilot

Western Illinois University

$76,000

over two years to support early math professional development in Macomb, IL and through City Colleges, on the Northwest side of Chicago

2016

Academy for Urban School Leadership (AUSL)

$300,000

over three years to support School-Based Primary Grades Math Coaching

Chicago Children’s Museum

$300,000

over three years to support Playing With Numbers

Council for a Strong America – Ready Nation

$50,000

to support Business Leaders for Early Learning

DuPage Children’s Museum

$34,000

to support Teaching Math Right From the Start

Erikson Institute

$50,000

to support the 1st Biennial National Conference on PreK-3 Math

New Venture Fund

$28,000

to support Early Math Initiatives Dashboard

University of Chicago STEM Education (formerly CEMSE)

$300,000

over three years to support Expanding Math Supports in Chicago Public Schools

Bank Street College

$50,000

to support Math for All: Leadership Professional Development

Children First Fund – Chicago Public Schools Foundation

$300,000

over three years to support Chicago Math Collaborative Expansion Project

Decatur Public Schools Foundation

$255,000

over three years to support Creating Math Connections

Editorial Projects in Education

$50,000

to support Early Math Education Week

Golden Apple Foundation

$150,000

over three years to support Golden Apple Scholars Early Education Math Preparation

Teach for America

$300,000

over three years to support TFA’s Impact in Early Math Education

University of Illinois – Chicago

$300,000

over three years to support Math at Home: Math Matters

Big Shoulders Fund

$300,000

over three years to support Deepening Capacity With Early Math Collaborative

Christopher House

$300,000

over three years to support Early Math Family Engagement

DePaul University

$100,000

to support Elementary Math Specialist Pilot

Erikson Institute

$300,000

over three years to support Mathematics All Around Me

Kohl Children’s Museum of Greater Chicago

$240,000

over three years to support Early Math Initiative

University of Chicago – Behavioral Insights and Parenting Lab

$50,000

to support M-PACT (Math for Parents and Children Together)

2015

Chicago Foundation for Education

$20,000

to support school- and network-based Math Study Groups for PreK-5th grade CPS teachers

Teach for America

$50,000

to support the Early Childhood and Early Elementary math program

MIND Research Institute

$50,000

to support Math Fair: At the Square Root of Fun!

University of Chicago

$21,000

to support the Center for Elementary Math and Science Education (CEMSE)

Ounce of Prevention Fund

$75,000

to support Early Math Initiative

Voices for Illinois Children

$250,000

over three years to support the “Developing Brains and Building Resiliency through Early Math: The

Role of Healthcare, Childcare Providers and Families” program