Schools & Philanthropy: SEL Heaven or Hell?

School districts struggle with capacity to write grants and develop funder relationships. Funders write-off school districts due to bureaucracy and a nonprofit orientation. Does the potential to maximize SEL resources and shape social-emotional lives communitywide make the juice of partnering worth the squeeze? A national and regional foundation and an intermediary will discuss co-investing in Pre-K-12 SEL in ATX. Tips for securing philanthropic resources will be dispensed to supercharge results.

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Joe Anderson

Education First

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Kimberly McPherson

St David's Foundation

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Michelle Wallis

Austin Ed Fund