K-12 Education Grant Recipients

2017

Communities in Schools of Chicago

$30,000

to support Lloyd Bachrach’s “Yes You Can!” program

LEAP Innovations

$1,000,000

over four years to support general operations

University of Chicago Consortium on School Research

$150,000

over two years to support research in computer science learning in Chicago Public Schools

Education Pioneers

$80,000

over two years to analyze CPS CS4All student data and outcomes

Northwestern University/Digital Youth Network

$125,000

over two years to support research in computer science programs for Chicago youth

Chicago Public Education Fund

$1,000,000

over four years to support Fund 5, to make principal quality an enduring aspect of Chicago’s school improvement strategy

Genesys Works

$25,000

is awarded to support workplace development for low-income Chicago youth

Queen’s University Belfast

$192,000

over two years to support Computer Science Teacher Upskilling/Pupil Outreach

Vision 20/20

$25,000

to support 21st Century Learning Center for schools in downstate Illinois

2016

Archdiocese of Chicago

$1,000,000

over five years to support Blended Learning in schools

Genesys Works Chicago

$25,000

to support general operations

New Schools for Chicago

$40,000

to support general operations

CoderDojoChi

$25,000

to support coding education for Chicago youth

George W. Bush Foundation

$300,000

over three years to support Alliance to Reform Education Leadership (AREL)

One Chance Illinois

$35,000

to support general operations

Communities in Schools of Chicago

$30,000

to support Lloyd Bachrach’s “Yes You Can!” program

Illinois State University

$25,000

to support integration of P20 Council into ESSA

University of Chicago STEM Education

$12,000

to support Computer Science Research RFP development

2015

Advance Illinois

$125,000

over two years to support general operations

Communities in Schools of Chicago (CISC)

$30,000

to connect Lloyd Bachrach’s "Yes You Can!" program to more than 3,200 Chicago Public Schools students during the 2015-16 school year

Illinois Network of Charter Schools

$125,000

over two years to support the Enhancing Public School Choice in Illinois program

Children First Fund, the Chicago Public Schools Foundation

$1,000,000

over five years to support the expansion of Computer Science for All

Distinctive Schools

$12,000

to support the CoderDojoChi: Distinctive Schools Coding Academy

University of Chicago Consortium on Chicago School Research

$84,000

over two years to support research on Chicago’s charter high schools

Code.org

$300,000

over three years to create new Computer Science curriculum

Forefront (fka Donors Forum)

$160,000

over three years to support the Chicagoland Partnership for College Completion