Nellie Mae Education Foundation
Friday, June 24, 2022
HARTFORD, CT -- The Connecticut Council for Philanthropy today announced the election of new members and leaders to the organization’s Board of Directors effective June 2022. We are pleased to welcome Tiffany Donelson as our new Board Chair.
Thursday, July 23, 2020
NEW HAVEN, CT -- In April of 2020, as part of our institutional response to COVID19, The Perrin Family Foundation launched a youth communication project intended to capture how young people were experiencing the global crisis. Over the next few weeks the Foundation will be sharing the youth experiences and connecting the stories to larger themes and issues.
Monday, July 20, 2020
Nellie Mae Education Foundation Announces Their Supporting Organizations Led By People of Color and Amplifying Youth Voice Grant Recipients
QUINCY, MA -- Nellie Mae Education Foundation announced their first grant awards under their new organizational strategy to advance racial equity in public education. The Supporting Organizations Led By People of Color grants will provide $100,000 annually for three years to organizations led by leaders of color who are working to transform barriers to racial equity in public education. The Amplifying Youth Voice grants seek to amplify the authentic voices of young people throughout New England, supporting their participation in decision-making that affects their futures. This grant fund will support youth organizing groups with three-year general operating support grants of $52,750 annually, as well as technical assistance focused on building their capacity, power, and voice.
Monday, May 11, 2020
QUINCY, MA -- Nellie Mae Education Foundation shared updates around additional flexibility for current grantee partners, and also shared an update on some new funding commitments we have made as part of our ongoing COVID-19 response.
Thursday, April 2, 2020
NEW YORK, NY -- In New York City and elsewhere, data is already revealing that communities of color have higher infection rates.