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Education Foundations

Caught in the Middle

Eddie N. Fakhoury | Posted 05.28.2012 | Education
Eddie N. Fakhoury

A small boost for a district that finds itself caught in the middle means protecting it from falling to the high-need end of the scale where investment will be more costly and return on investment will take more time.

GiftED: Private Money, Public Schools

Susan Sawyers | Posted 01.31.2012 | Education
Susan Sawyers

In the case of a private foundation, they are required to pay out five percent of their assets each year. But the guidelines also stipulate that a foundation may not attempt to influence legislation as a substantial part of its activities.

Watchdog: Education Foundations Not Doing Enough For Vulnerable Children

AP | DONNA GORDON BLANKINSHIP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education

SEATTLE — A philanthropic watchdog group is hoping to light a fire under charitable foundations that support education by releasing a report Wed...