NewSchools Invent provides funding and support for teams of educators with ambitious plans to open innovative new public schools. These schools will reimagine the learning experience for students, particularly those who have been traditionally underserved. Invent is a major part of NewSchools’ Innovative Schools portfolio, which seeks to catalyze design innovation in school districts and charter organizations.
NewSchools Invent is designed for teams of educators who are committed to launching an innovative school and would benefit from additional support. Our goal is to accelerate a team’s progress toward a successful launch by providing assistance in three key areas:
For Fall 2017, our primary focus is on new schools that will open in Fall 2019. However, we will also consider schools opening before or after that date. If you believe you meet the investment criteria below, please refer to our submission page for more information.