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Say Yes to Education, Inc. (Say Yes)

Program that Works
Say Yes is a P-16 focused program that uses a research-based model of barriers, interventions, and financial aid to increase high school and college graduation rates of at-risk inner-city youth. ...More

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) Targeted Mentoring

Program that Works
Appropriate mentor models are paired with LGBT graduate students and junior faculty to decrease stress and discrimination. ...More

Gates Millennium Scholars

Program that Works
Funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, the Gates Millennium Scholars Program provides high achieving, low-income, minority students with college scholarships. ...More

System-wide Change for All Learners and Educators (SCALE)

Program to Watch
A National Science Foundation funded program designed to increase STEM K-16 alignment. ...More

Diplomas Now

Program to Watch
A data-driven collaboration designed to provide students with the global support and resources they need to complete high school. ...More

Cities for Success: A BHEF Leadership Summit

November 1st, 2010
By Jeanne Contardo, Director of Programs, BHEF
Last week high-level delegations from Des Moines, Iowa, and Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, including the cities’ mayors; superintendents; business, higher education, and philanthropy leaders; as well as dozens of other national leaders engaged in education improvement, attended Cities for Success: A BHEF Leadership Summit in Louisville, Kentucky. ...More

Guardian Scholars Program at San Francisco State University

Program to Watch
A global approach designed to provide former foster care youth with the resources necessary for college success. ...More

Corporate Investments in Education During an Economic Downturn

BHEF Publications
Examines whether corporate philanthropies continue their support of education improvement during an economic downturn. ...More

College Assistance Migrant Program (CAMP)

Program that Works
CAMP is an initiative by the U.S. Department of Education to offset the cultural, academic, and financial barriers that stand between migrant farm worker families and college success. ...More

Howard Hughes Undergraduate Research Program

Program that Works
This research program combines a faculty mentored research project and a rigorous science course designed to prepare top students for research positions and to engage with academia outside of university. ...More

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