The study focuses on K-12 education foundations in the 200 largest school districts (by student population). Additionally, top-performing education foundations that serve smaller school districts were included. In totality, there were 191 K-12 education foundations from 219 school districts included in the study. These foundations collectively generated the following in 2015 (most recent year data available):
- Held $539 million in assets
- Raised $392 million
- Invested $165 million into grants and programs
- Leveraged 57,970 volunteers to fuel efforts
“Stepping Up: The Nation’s Top K-12 Education Foundations 2017” is sponsored by Foundant Technologies, which provides online grants and scholarship management solutions (www.foundant.com).