Learn about Ohio’s proposed K-12 school funding plan (HB 305) and what it means for local schools and closing equity gaps between districts. Educational investments are a powerful tool for ensuring high-quality education for all students to succeed regardless of zip code.
Responding to the substance use disorder crisis is done community by community. Once programs, models and organizations are developed and find success, these can be replicated to serve other communities.
What does 2020 data collection mean to those in the social sector? Find out how philanthropy, nonprofit associations and their members are uniquely positioned to educate and advocate for the importance of an accurate and fair census count especially with respect to hard-to-count (HTC) communities.
Learn about Waterford UPSTART, a technology-based, in-home kindergarten-readiness program. UPSTART’s disruptive innovation approach offers new dimensions of affordability, choice and accessibility for developing school readiness and empowers parents to engage in their children’s education. This program began in Utah and is actively expanding to pilots to Ohio and other states.
Learn about some of the innovations happening in Appalachian Ohio and how funders are coming together with each other and communities to make a difference for the people they serve.
Learn about Council for a Strong America (CSA), a national, nonpartisan nonprofit that unites five organizations comprised of law enforcement leaders, retired admirals and generals, business executives, pastors and prominent coaches and athletes – totaling more than 9,000 individuals – who advocate for research-based policies that support children, youth and families as well as communities, states and the nation. In Ohio, they currently have over 400 members.
Learn about Western Governors University’s (WGU) new partnership with the Ohio Association of Community Colleges to help meet Ohio’s attainment goal for 65% of Ohioans having a college degree or credential by 2025. The innovative practice of competency-based education is one strategy that could help Ohio get closer to meeting its attainment goal. WGU -- the nation’s first and largest competency-based university – uses technology to adapt to the needs of students, making post-secondary education more accessible and flexible, making it easier for students to accelerate learning.
Get up to speed on the latest health and education happenings at the statehouse. Hear from Loren Anthes, Public Policy Fellow at the Center for Community Solutions and Lisa Gray, Project Director for the Philanthropy Ohio Education Initiative.
Explore highlights from the Ohio Immigrant Population profile commissioned by funders for funders amidst continuing national conversations.
What does it mean to invest in economic development? This webinar will help you better understand the various roles a funder can play in catalyzing the economic development “engine” of a community. Learn more about what to look for and where to start, while learning from two communities that are already on a new economic development journey.