Thank you for your interest in NewSchools’ Diverse Leaders work. Our next funding opportunity will open in late summer 2020. In the meantime, we invite you to share your contact information and ideas with us here.
We invest in innovators with bold ideas to recruit, retain, and support Black and Latino leaders in education. Our goal is for Black and Latino leaders to represent at least 40 percent of the PreK-12 education workforce, mirroring the demographics of U.S. students today. We want your best, most creative ideas to help us get there. You might be:
You might also be contributing to our goal in some other way, and we’d love to hear about it.
While we prioritize investing in early-stage organizations (0 to 2 years old), we also invest in new initiatives (0 to 2 years old) at existing organizations. Given our strategic focus, we especially encourage entrepreneurs of color to participate in our funding opportunities. In addition, all ventures (i.e., organizations or initiatives) must align with NewSchools’ overarching investment criteria.
We accelerate your efforts by providing support in three key areas: