Grantee Profile

Digital Promise

Grants to Digital Promise

  • $180,000Active Strategy

    2014 (Inactive Grant)

    Digital Media & Learning

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — Digital Promise is a non-profit organization authorized by Congress to spur innovation in education through research and development. Its ultimate goal is to provide all Americans with the knowledge and skills they need to compete in the global economy. Digital Promise will use this grant to support the continued development of a series of digital badges for educators and fund a Director to lead the work as it continues to grow and go to scale.

  • $150,000Active Strategy

    2013 (Inactive Grant)

    Digital Media & Learning

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — Digital Promise is a non-profit organization authorized by Congress to spur innovation in education through support for research and development. It will use this grant to develop a series of digital badges for educators as part of Connected Educator Month, a month-long set of activities in October carried out in collaboration with the U.S. Department of Education to connect educators to resources, tools, colleagues, experts, and learning activities, both in and beyond schools; and build awareness among educators of teaching and learning innovations, and help them develop connections and build community around shared interests, challenges and aspirations.

The MacArthur Foundation awarded Digital Promise $330,000 between 1978 and 2017.

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