Grant

Navy Pier Chicago

$100,000 IL
CultureArts Access and Participation

To commission site-specific work and public performances by noted African American artist, Nick Cave.

2017 [12 months]

Grant

Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund

$75,000 CA
DemocracyFair Elections

To conduct public education, community outreach, and litigation to improve minority representation at the local government level in Illinois.

2017 [12 months]

Grant

Stand for Children Leadership Center

$300,000 OR
Education and Economic MobilityEducator Quality

To advocate for teacher preparation policies, and to support the effective implementation of the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) in Illinois and Indiana by building community support for teacher quality policies and other reforms.

2017 [12 months]

Grant

The Joan Ganz Cooney Center

$200,000 NY
Education and Economic MobilityEducator Quality

To introduce its new national agenda for scaling family engagement innovations that use digital tools, and to spur the adoption of these tools in a handful of cities and states.

2017 [12 months]

Grant

Education Writers Association

$275,000 DC
Education and Economic MobilityEducator Quality

To build the capacity of Great Lakes journalists reporting on education issues, including teacher quality, early childhood education, and postsecondary pathways.

2017 [24 months]

Grant

Education First Consulting

$150,000 WA
Education and Economic MobilityEducator Quality

To help craft the state's Every Student Succeeds Act plan, and to provide support for advocates in Illinois and Minnesota.

2017 [12 months]

The Joyce Foundation is committed to improving public policy through its grant program. Accordingly, the Foundation welcomes grant requests from organizations that engage in public policy advocacy. Federal tax law prohibits private foundations from funding lobbying activities. The Foundation may support organizations engaged in public policy by either providing general operating support or by funding educational advocacy such as nonpartisan research, technical assistance, or examinations of broad social issues.

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