Anchor Funding

Nellie Mae Education Foundation

The Nellie Mae Education Foundation strives to stimulate transformative change of public education systems across New England by growing a greater variety of higher quality educational opportunities that enable all learners – especially and essentially underserved learners – to obtain the skills, knowledge, and support necessary to become civically engaged, economically self-sufficient lifelong learners. Visit for more information.

Additional Support

Barr Foundation

Based in Boston, Barr focuses regionally, and selectively engages nationally, working in partnership with nonprofits, foundations, the public sector, and civic and business leaders to elevate the arts and creative expression, to advance solutions for climate change, and to connect all students to success in high school and beyond. Visit for more information.

Oak Foundation

Oak Foundation commits its resources to address issues of global, social, and environmental concern, particularly those that have a major impact on the lives of the disadvantaged. With offices in Europe, Africa, India, and North America, Oak makes grants to organizations in approximately 40 countries worldwide. Visit for more information.

Overdeck Family Foundation

Overdeck Family Foundation has been making grants since 2010 in efforts to move the needle on improving PK-12 math and science education. Overdeck aims to fund programs and projects that have proven, quantifiable, and compelling results. Visit for more information.