Regional Resources

 

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D.C.

DC College Success Foundation – assists students in six D.C. high schools by providing scholarships, support and mentoring to help them earn a college degree

DC CAPS – encourages and enables DC public high school students to enter and graduate from college. DC-CAP provides individual and group counseling, college information resource centers, college application assistance, financial aid assistance, parent education, college student support services, and “Last dollar” award scholarships. All DC public high school students are eligible for DC-CAP assistance and support.

Great Schools DC School Chooser – provides information on school performance; includes public and private schools serving students from preschool through high school, as well as parent ratings and reviews

Fritzwire – Public Private Action – national education email newsletter published on weekdays with information about policy news, events and conferences, and jobs

GEORGIA

Georgia Center for Nonprofits – advocate and resource for Georgia nonprofits

MASSACHUSETTS

Associated Grant Makers, Inc. – a regional association of grant makers, both foundations and corporations with giving programs, serving in, or making grants in Massachusetts and New Hampshire.

BOSTONavigator – searchable database of over 1,500 programs that run after school, before school, on weekends, during the summer, and during school vacations.

Nelllie Mae Education Foundation – foundation that focuses on the promotion and integration of student-centered approaches to learning for middle and high school students

Rennie Center for Education Research & Policy – publishes research on public education in Massachusetts

TDC (Technical Development Corporation) – a nonprofit consulting and research group that offers workshops and consulting services for non-profits

PENNSYLVANIA

Philadelphia

Black Alliance for Educational Options – helps increase access to high-quality educational options for black children by actively supporting parental choice policies and programs that empower low-income and working-class black families

CAP4KIDS: The Children’s Advocacy Project of Philadelphia
– helps bridge the gap between the many quality social service agencies in the Philadelphia area and the families that need their help the most

Children’s Scholarship Fund Philadelphia (CSF) – a privately funded program dedicated to broadening educational opportunities for children by helping low-income families afford the cost of tuition at private schools

Independent School Consortium of Greater Philadelphia (ISC) – an organization representing over 20 independent schools in the Philadelphia region, the ISC is committed to helping increase the presence of faculty and staff of color in private school communities

Philadelphia Education Fund – provides resources to underserved middle and high school students, college scholarships for high school students attending public schools, and prepares teachers for successful careers in the School District of Philadelphia

The Philadelphia Area Multicultural Resource Center (MCRC) – organized by a consortium of Delaware Valley Independent Schools, MCRC presents programs for teachers, administrators and students that increase awareness and knowledge of diverse perspectives within our culture. Workshops address issues such as racism, sexism, and economic and social inequality.