Initiative Background:  Funders

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Generous funding by the and enabled the Initiative to make a difference in the lives of thousands of students and hundreds of teachers. Our funders contributed $28 million to support conversions, new starts, leadership coaching, professional learning communities, equity training, instructional coaching, professional development, site visits, and data analysis.

The combined vision of the world's and Oregon's largest philanthropists helped to position Oregon as an innovator in education in the short span of seven years.