For insight and ideas on how best to complete the application, please review the slides from our webinar, held August 15, 2018.
If you are interested in doing this work, but not yet ready to be considered for funding, we still want to hear from you. Please share your contact information and ideas with us here.
We invest in entrepreneurs with bold ideas to grow, advance, and support Black and Latino leadership 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 Black and Latino entrepreneurs 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: