We support a portfolio of the nation’s leading public charter school networks. These organizations run many of the top schools in their cities and states, and together, they are reshaping the nation’s approach to education.
We established the National Fund in 2005 to accelerate the growth of the nation’s best charter schools. The charter school networks in this fund are non-profit organizations that operate multiple schools and are opening more schools each year. They serve students in all grades and range in size from a single school to more than 70. To date, we’ve funded the growth of over 68 charter networks that serve nearly 420,000 students in 980 schools across 28 states.
Through our next generation investment strategy, we help launch and grow schools that use innovative approaches to solve complex problems in education. We use approximately 20% of the National Fund to support networks that are personalizing learning and opening one or more new schools. A selection of these organizations are featured below.
“We are providing our students with the foundation to pursue opportunities in the highest-demand fields that will drive our country’s economic growth.”