Foundation Funding

Editorial Projects in Education wishes to thank the following foundations for their generous support. EPE retains sole editorial control over the content of articles and other work underwritten by its donors.

$2,500,000 or more

The Pew Charitable Trusts supports Quality Counts, the highly regarded annual report by Education Week and the EPE Research Center on the state of policymaking and education reform in the 50 states and Washington, D.C., under a three-year grant. The Pew Charitable Trusts applies the power of knowledge to solve today’s most challenging problems. The Pew Center on the States advances effective policy approaches to critical issues facing states. Learn more at

$1,000,000 - $2,499,999

The Annenberg Foundation supports coverage in Education Week and on of new school arrangements and classroom improvement efforts, under a three-year grant. Founded in 1989 by Walter H. Annenberg, the foundation seeks to advance public well-being through improved communication. As the principal means of achieving its goal, the foundation encourages the development of more effective ways to share ideas and knowledge.

The Wallace Foundation supports coverage in Education Week and on of public school leadership, under a three-year grant. In each of Wallace’s three areas of activity—arts participation, education leadership, and out-of-school learning—the foundation seeks to create widespread change by sharing lessons that public and private institutions can use to promote benefits for the people they serve.

$500,000 - $999,999

Carnegie Corporation of New York supports coverage in Education Week and on of pathways to college and careers, under a two-year grant. Created in 1911 by Andrew Carnegie, the Carnegie Corporation seeks to promote “the advancement and diffusion of knowledge and understanding.”

The Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation supports coverage in Education Week and on of mathematics, science, and technology education, under a two-year grant. Founded in 1966, the foundation focuses its grantmaking on advancing entrepreneurship and improving the education of children and youths.

$250,000 - $499,999

The Eli and Edythe Broad Foundation supports special coverage in Education Week and on marking the 25th anniversary of the landmark report A Nation at Risk, under a 15-month grant. The Broad Foundation’s mission is to dramatically improve K-12 urban public education through better governance, management, labor relations, and competition.

The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation supports Web 2.0 tools on, under a one-year grant. The Hewlett Foundation makes grants to address the most serious social and environmental problems facing society.

The Joyce Foundation supports coverage of policy efforts in Education Week and on to improve the teaching profession, under a two-year grant. Joyce works to close the achievement gap by improving teacher quality in schools that serve low-income and minority children, expanding early-childhood education, and promoting innovations such as charter schools.

The Spencer Foundation recently supported coverage in Education Week of education research, under a two-year grant. From the time of its fi rst grant in 1971, the foundation has been dedicated to supporting research focused on the improvement of education.

$100,000 - $249,999

The Charles Stewart Mott Foundation supports EPE’s research into issues related to the graduation and dropout rates in Flint, Mich., under a two-year grant. The foundation’s mission is to support efforts that promote a just, equitable, and sustainable society.

The MetLife Foundation supports the development of’s online Teacher channel and its capacity to engage teachers interactively as a professional community, under a 20-month grant. Established in 1976, the foundation funds educational, health, civic, and cultural organizations and draws on findings from the MetLife Survey of the American Teacher to inform its support of education.