K-12 Education Grant Recipients

2018

Illinois Network of Charter Schools (INCS)

$25,000

to support growing the pipeline of STEM teachers

STEMConnector

$25,000

to support a STEMConnector membership

Kids First Chicago

$25,000

to support Ecosystem Innovation

ReadyNation

$50,000

to support the 2018 Global Business Summit on Early Childhood and Illinois advocacy

Communities in Schools of Chicago

$25,000

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

Chicago Lawndale AMACHI Mentoring Program (LAMP)

$25,000

to support the North Lawndale STEAM Partnership Academy

TIDES Foundation/Mission Measurement

Up to $50,000

to support Chicago Informal Computer Science Programs

Illinois Science and Technology Institute

$25,000

to support the high school STEM Challenge

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

Kids First 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