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21 04, 2017

GTF Policy Brief: Rural Students

By | April 21st, 2017|Categories: Features, Newsroom, Policy Briefs|Tags: , |0 Comments

Texas’s rural students come from diverse backgrounds and face unique barriers to postsecondary success. For example, rural students often face challenges in broadband access, geographic location (e.g. transportation issues), and teacher retention. With more than 900,000 rural students in Texas, improving the postsecondary outcomes for this population is central to GTF’s strategy. For Texas to [...]

20 03, 2017

Altarum Institute Research Shows Impact Of Improved Equity On Long Term Growth of Texas Economy

By | March 20th, 2017|Categories: Features, Home, Newsroom|0 Comments

Greater Texas Foundation awarded funding to Altarum Institute to support research on how inequities in education impact Texas’s economy and to highlight programs for expanding opportunity and equity in the state. Altarum’s research focused on race, income and economic growth. The report noted that people of color in Texas, on average, are currently behind their white [...]

23 02, 2017

Greater Texas Foundation Funds Community College Research Center Project

By | February 23rd, 2017|Categories: Features, Newsroom|0 Comments

Greater Texas Foundation awarded funding to the Community College Research Center (CCRC) at Teachers College, Columbia University, to support research on ways to improve postsecondary success for Texas transfer students. In the report to GTF, CCRC recommended ways state policy could help to improve outcomes for students who intend to transfer to a four-year institution from [...]

23 01, 2017

College for All Texans Foundation

By | January 23rd, 2017|Categories: Grants: 2010 - Present (Current Funding Principles)|Comments Off on College for All Texans Foundation

Dual Credit in Texas, A Research Proposal $275,000 to support an in-depth, empirically grounded understanding of the effectiveness of currently delivered dual credit programs in Texas. Website: www.college4texans.org

23 01, 2017

College for All Texans Foundation

By | January 23rd, 2017|Categories: Grants: 2010 - Present (Current Funding Principles)|Comments Off on College for All Texans Foundation

Texas Affordable Baccalaureates (TAB) Expansion $183,600 to support a Texas Institution offering Texas Affordable Baccalaureates (TAB). Website: www.college4texans.org

23 01, 2017

Catch the Next, Inc.

By | January 23rd, 2017|Categories: Grants: 2010 - Present (Current Funding Principles)|Comments Off on Catch the Next, Inc.

Catch the Next: DreamCatchers-Puente Program $542,750 to support the Puente model in Texas which combines accelerated instruction in reading and writing; counseling and a course in student success techniques; and one-on-one mentoring by community role models. Website: www.catchthenext.org

23 01, 2017

Communities Foundation of Texas, Inc.

By | January 23rd, 2017|Categories: Grants: 2010 - Present (Current Funding Principles)|Comments Off on Communities Foundation of Texas, Inc.

El Paso Collective Impact Initiative $500,000 to support the El Paso Collective Impact Initiative, a foundational strategy for aligning the community, utilizing data to inform strategies, and accelerating efforts to increase student success. Website: www.cftexas.org

23 01, 2017

E3 Alliance

By | January 23rd, 2017|Categories: Grants: 2010 - Present (Current Funding Principles)|Comments Off on E3 Alliance

Pathways of Promise 2.0 (PoP2):  Scaling Promising Practices and Building Systems for High School and College Success $583,992 to support Pathways of Promise 2.0 (PoP2) which will build a systematic approach for scaling "best strategies and interventions" to support broader and more equitable educational pathways leading to postsecondary credentials and meaningful careers. Website: www.e3alliance.org

23 01, 2017

Excelencia in Education, Inc.

By | January 23rd, 2017|Categories: Grants: 2010 - Present (Current Funding Principles)|Comments Off on Excelencia in Education, Inc.

Practice to Policy for Latino Student Success in Higher Education: Looking at Transfers  $285,990 to support a project that will address the Latino transfer experience with an accelerated timeline to produce a set of informational tools, strategic engagements and policy recommendations to address Latino student success in Texas in preparation for the 85th legislative session. [...]

23 01, 2017

Excelencia in Education, Inc.

By | January 23rd, 2017|Categories: Grants: 2010 - Present (Current Funding Principles)|Comments Off on Excelencia in Education, Inc.

Latino Student Success (LSS) Funders Group $5,000 to support Excelencia in Education's consulting services for the Latino Student Success Funders Group. Website: www.edexcelencia.org