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Corporate Investments in College Readiness and Access

BHEF Publications
This study sets out to understand the extent of corporate support for college readiness and access and the most effective practices major corporations use to support college readiness and access initiatives. ...More

Lessons in Education Philanthropy: Proceedings from BHEF's Inaugural Institute for Strategic Investment in Education

BHEF Publications
The event convened over 45 corporate and private philanthropic leaders and education leaders for two and a half days to explore how best to leverage corporate philanthropic monies to maximize the impact on education. ...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


Afterschool.org provides information about funding opportunities for afterschool programs, professional development, relevant current news, and a database of promising practices. ...More

Washington State Achievers Program

Program that Works
A partnership between the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and the College Success Foundation, the Achievers Program provides high school students with the necessary rigor for college success. ...More

Posse Program

Program that Works
Posse provides scholarships, support, and college access information to underserved and overlooked students. ...More

The Boston Compact

Regional Effort
Originally formed in 1982 at the urging of the business community, the Boston Compact joined Boston business leaders, the Mayor of Boston, the Boston Public Schools (BPS), and local higher education institutions in an effort to improve student achievement in the city’s public schools. ...More

Greater Louisville Education Commitment

Regional Effort
The Greater Louisville Education Commitment demonstrates how commitment and co-operation between corporate, educational institutions, and the community as a whole can act to institutionalize academic reform and change. ...More

Time Warner, Inc.

Regional Effort
The Time Warner, Inc. case study is a prime example of how data gathered from research can be effectively applied to guide corporate practice. ...More

Achieving the Dream, Inc.

Program that Works
Achieving the Dream is a national program designed to provide students with the remediation, support, and guidance necessary to complete a community college degree. ...More

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