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Our investments accelerate growth and stimulate private sector innovation and investment, giving our partners additional tools to effect change and improve lives. We make investments that align with foundation issue areas from vaccine development to education in the United States.

More on the types of investments we make.

Here you can explore our current and past investments, filtered by issue area or investment type.

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Acrobatiq

The foundation invested in Acrobatiq, a leader in adaptive learning solutions, to support the growth of a next-generation adaptive learning, courseware, and analytics program.

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Aspire Public Schools

Aspire Public Schools is a Charter Management Organization (CMO) and a top-ranked school system for low-income students.

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BloomBoard

Software development company BloomBoard received funding from the foundation to help efforts in improving teachers’ instructional practices.

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Charter School Growth Fund Facility Fund

The Charter School Growth Fund provides strategic support to high-performing charter management organizations. Inclusive within its support, CSGF provided subordinated bridge loans to address the short-term financing gap CMOs face during construction.

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Charter School Growth Fund Facility Fund III

As a follow-on to the CSGF Facility Fund, the organization created a new fund in 2016, to broaden their lending to include early-stage operators, provide more proactive technical assistance and partner with other key stakeholders to remove barriers to affordable charter facilities and financing.

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Civic Builders

Funding from the foundation and New Markets Tax Credits, alongside support from Civic Builders, built new schools in a bankrupt city where facilities assistance was otherwise unavailable.

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KIPP Houston

KIPP Houston is a Charter Management Organization (CMO) and a top-ranked school system for low-income students. The investment provided affordable facility financing to high-performing CMOs.

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Owl Ventures

Owl Ventures is a venture investment fund that leads Series A/B investments in US K-12 education technology companies.

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Reach Capital

A healthy ecosystem of education technology products and services can strengthen K-12 public schools—providing new ways to connect students, teachers, and families.

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Uversity

Uversity is a mobile app and data solutions company that partners with colleges and universities to improve student enrollment and retention.

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