Our sponsors, individual supporters and donors are integral to the success of Equal Opportunity Schools. Through their generous financial and volunteer support, Equal Opportunity Schools is able to help move more students than ever into rigorous classes to prepare them for college.
MAJOR FUNDING PARTNERSHIPS
The Center for Social Innovation
Launched in 2000, The Center for Social Innovation has been at the forefront of the emerging field of social innovation. The Center for Social Innovation cultivates leaders who can solve the world’s toughest social and environmental problems.
The Innovate Foundation
The Innovate Foundation supports educational entrepreneurs seeking to close the achievement gap.
The mission of the Peery Foundation is to strengthen youth and families to build lives of dignity and self-reliance. The Foundation invests in and serves social entrepreneurs throughout the San Francisco Bay Area and around the world.
The Draper Richards Kaplan Foundation
The Draper Richards Kaplan Foundation provides selected social entrepreneurs with funding. The funds are specifically and solely for entrepreneurs starting new non-profit organizations.The Draper Richards Fellowships are highly selective, only awarding six fellowships per year so each grantee organization can be fully engaged.
Since 1987, Echoing Green’s mission has been to identify, invest in, and support the world’s most exceptional emerging leaders and the organizations they launch.
Social Venture Partners of Seattle
Social Venture Partners of Seattle advances the common good by engaging and connecting a community of philanthropic leaders, strengthening local nonprofits, and catalyzing efforts to accelerate system change. SVP’s dual mission strives to strengthen nonprofit organizations and nurture philanthropists as engaged and effective givers.
Franklin & Catherine Johnson Foundation
The Franklin & Catherine Johnson Foundation strives to improve the quality of life for individuals, families and communities through grants to charitable organizations. Focusing primarily on education, youth development, arts and culture and entrepreneurship, the Johnson Foundation uses a pro-active approach to grant making, seeking out innovative and effective programs that strive to create positive social change by enabling individuals to attain their fullest potential.
The Pershing Square Foundation
The Pershing Square Foundation invests in organizations that us innovative and scalable solutions to attack the compounding roots of poverty: poor health, injustice, substandard education, economic limitations and isolated communities.
The Westly Foundation
We identify and fund programs that help California’s children at risk. The Westly Foundation believes that investment in our children paves the way for success in the future. We work to do this through building new types of schools, enhancing the quality of the education in existing schools, or finding new ways for children to gain better access to health care and other services.
The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation
The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation is a private, independent foundation established by Jack Kent Cooke to help exceptionally promising students reach their full potential through education. Launched in 2000, the Foundation focuses in particular on students with financial need. The Foundation’s scholarship and direct service programs support the education of approximately 650 remarkable students each year, while our grant making allows thousands more to engage in challenging educational experiences.
The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation works to help all people lead healthy, productive lives. In developing countries, it focuses on improving people’s health and fighting hunger and poverty. In the United States, it seeks to significantly improve education so that all young people have the opportunity to reach their full potential.
NewSchools Venture Fund
NewSchools Venture Fund is a not-for-profit organization working to close the achievement gap by funding and supporting entrepreneurs who are creating innovative solutions to the problems in public education so that all children have the opportunity to succeed in college and beyond. We actively share what we’ve learned through our investments, bring together educational leaders from across the country, and advocate for smart policies at the federal level.
The Silver Family Foundation
The Silver Family Foundation focuses on transitional youth development programs that offer in-depth, long-term investments and opportunities for motivated, low-income youth. We prioritize programs that have a proven track record of improving outcomes around key youth development and academic benchmarks including 3rd grade reading, high school graduation, college attainment and completion.
The Raikes Foundation
The mission of the Raikes Foundation is to empower young people to transform their lives. The foundation believes that when students have learning mindsets and skills, they are motivated to learn and know how to learn.