Funding and Support

By placing thousands of leaders into organizations and positions where they can make a meaningful difference, Education Pioneers is poised to change the lives of millions of students. With your support, we can get there.

As a national nonprofit organization, Education Pioneers relies on a combination of philanthropy and program fees to operate our current programs and expand our work. Learn more about our funding model.

Why Give?

By giving to Education Pioneers, you are supporting thousands of next-generation leaders who will fill critical roles in key organizations across public education, allowing innovation to take root, helping teachers and principals to do their best work, and connecting every student in the country with an excellent education.

Your support directly enables us to:

  • Recruit emerging leaders
  • Prepare these leaders for the challenges and opportunities education presents
  • Retain Alumni in education by connecting them with long-term positions and careers
  • Offer education agencies and organizations the talent they need to move forward

Ways to Give

  1. Give online.
  2. Give via mail.
    Please mail checks (made payable to “Education Pioneers”) to:
    Education Pioneers
    Attn: Gift Processing
    1625 Clay Street, Suite 300
    Oakland, CA 94612             
  3. Increase your donation with employer matching.
    Email Jon Spack, VP, Development to learn more.
  4. Donate Stock.
    Email Jon Spack, VP, Development to learn more.
  5. Give In-Kind.
    Become a member of one of our local or national advisory boards. Email Jon Spack, VP, Development to learn more.
  6. Spread the Word.
    Share the Education Pioneers story with your network and refer the top leaders you know to our programs.

Education Pioneers is a 501c3 – tax exempt nonprofit organization, and all donations are fully tax deductible.