The Changing Face of Education Advocacy: Trickle Down
A number of prominent foundations have supported the charitable wings of national education advocacy groups. The engagement of philanthropies in policy advocacy is a relatively recent phenomenon that roughly parallels such education groups’ expansion over the past decade. This list details three foundations’ investments; it is not a comprehensive list of all private foundation contributions, nor does it include local, public, or community charities’ contributions.
A version of this article appeared in the May 16, 2012 edition of Education Week