Grantee Profile

Grantmakers for Education

Grants to Grantmakers for Education

  • $35,000Active Strategy

    2013 (Duration 3 years)

    Digital Media & Learning

    PORTLAND, OREGON — This grant provides general operating support to Grantmakers for Education (GFE), a national organization that provides its members with opportunities to share experiences and information, network, and discuss trends, research and emerging issues in education. As an organization with almost 300 members, GFE provides the opportunity for education funders to interact with colleagues, helps independent, operating, community, corporate and family foundations identify gaps in grantmaking strategies, discuss principles for effective education grantmaking, and collaborate with other philanthropies to pursue common goals.

  • $10,000Active Strategy

    2012 (Inactive Grant)

    Digital Media & Learning

    PORTLAND, OREGON — As a national network of nearly 290 foundations and corporate giving programs, Grantmakers for Education helps independent, operating, corporate, and family foundations identify gaps in grantmaking strategies, discuss principles for effective education grantmaking, and collaborate with other philanthropies to pursue common goals. This grant provides partial support for Grantmakers for Education to prepare a member briefing entitled, "A Renaissance of Wonder: Supporting Creativity through Digital Media and Learning."

  • $35,000Active Strategy

    2010 (Inactive Grant)

    Digital Media & Learning

    PORTLAND, OREGON — To support programming and communications activities (over three years).

  • $15,000Active Strategy

    2003 (Inactive Grant)

    None

    PORTLAND, OREGON — In support of programming and communications activities (over three years).

The MacArthur Foundation awarded Grantmakers for Education $95,000 between 2003 and 2014.