Our Impact

Our efforts to find, fund, and support a diverse portfolio of early-stage ventures have proven that centering innovation, an expanded definition of student success, and equity drives excellence. We collect data annually to improve and understand our impact.
See our highlights from 2021-2023:


invested in 421 ventures


days of learning experienced by
students in our schools


of ventures were led by women


of ventures were led by people of color

With NewSchools funding and support, ventures have grown
their organizations, reach, and impact.
Students looking at the camera and smiling

Our Full Impact Report

Diverse Leaders

Efforts to increase the number of Black and Latino educators and education leaders, ventures that serve as diversity, equity and inclusion capacity builders and work to mobilize parents to advocate for change. Learn more.

Racial Equity

Leaders of color with ambitious, early-stage ideas for addressing racial inequities in education. Funding decisions were made through participatory grantmaking. Learn more.


Ventures addressing pressing needs in education beyond any single investment area. These investments included those empowering students with learning differences, supporting post-pandemic recovery innovations, and piloting growth capital to bridge ventures to sustainability. Learn more.