Redefining what’s possible

We support a portfolio of the nation’s leading 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.


National Fund

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 50. To date, we’ve funded the growth of over 60 charter networks that serve over 370,000 students in more than 800 schools across 26 states.

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Next Generation Investments

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.”

Bill Kurtz, CEO, DSST Public Schools

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