Our Work

Network Support

The Collaborative supports philanthropy by serving the operational and financial needs of our funder networks and by providing meaningful access to tools and resources that empower and advance their individual and collective development.

Capacity Building

The Collaborative promotes and supports opportunities for learning and collaborative opportunities that inform funder and network strategies, improve coordination and alignment, and strengthen impact.

Thought Leadership

The Collaborative supports learning and engagement opportunities with critical partners and organizations in the field to advance knowledge on critical issues, domestically and globally, and to ultimately strengthen philanthropy.

Our Networks

Education Funder Strategy Group

Grantmakers for Thriving Youth

Data Funders Collaborative

Global Science of Learning Education Network


  • Framing Data and Equity: Findings and Recommendations for the Data Funders Collaborative

    The new Framing Data and Equity: Findings and Recommendations for the Data Funders Collaborative report reflects recent research from Topos Partnership that explores the current dynamics at the intersection of data, government, and racial equity. The report and accompanying toolkit are intended to support paths for effective, community-driven data-related efforts, specifically toward the goal of increasing racial equity. 

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    The Topos Partnersip

  • Promoting Data Sharing Approaches

    This report and accompanying Toolkit intend to help communicators talk about and promote a wide range of data sharing with broad audiences. The goal is to identify ways of creating more constructive and supportive dialog with more people, and to explore ways to navigate challenges so they don’t derail the conversation.

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    The Topos Partnership

  • School infrastructure should be treated as a human rights issue.

    Without proper infrastructure in public schools, students and teachers face consequences that go far beyond their physical health.

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No society can thrive in a technological, knowledge-based economy by starving large segments of its population of learning. We must provide all of our children with what should be an unquestioned entitlement—a rich and inalienable right to learn.
Linda Darling-Hammond

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