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Recipient Purpose Term Source Amount
American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research To support research and nonpartisan education regarding higher education student aid. 2018 - 2019 LJAF $39,450
American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research To provide support for its work to identify common ground reforms to promote higher education accountability. 2019 DAF $49,026
American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research To identify new philanthropic models for student aid and opportunities to address the rising cost of higher education. 2016 - 2017 LJAF $45,500
American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research To organize educational workshops about post-secondary student outcomes. 2017 - 2019 LJAF $20,000
Arizona State University Foundation for a New American University To support a convening of college and university presidents focused on accelerating innovation in higher education. 2017 LJAF $34,779
Better Future Forward, Inc. To provide general operating support. 2019 DAF $120,000
Better Future Forward, Inc. To support four pilot projects that will help determine the viability of income share agreements for student aid in higher education. 2018 - 2019 LJAF $348,100
Bipartisan Policy Center, Inc. To develop bipartisan policy recommendations to improve institutional responsibility for student outcomes. 2017 - 2020 LJAF $632,429
Bipartisan Policy Center, Inc. To support the placement of a higher education research fellow with the United States Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions. 2018 - 2019 LJAF $181,576
Bipartisan Policy Center, Inc. To support the placement of a higher education research fellow with the United States House of Representatives Committee on Education and Labor. 2019 - 2020 LJAF $136,040
Bottom Line, Inc. To fund a low-cost randomized controlled trial of a program to promote college enrollment and completion for disadvantaged students. 2015 - 2021 LJAF $60,000
Brookings Institution To analyze data and assess the state of student loan accountability, develop evidence-based policy solutions, and disseminate the findings. 2018 - 2019 LJAF $116,717
Center for American Progress To support research and nonpartisan education regarding higher education student aid. 2018 - 2019 LJAF $62,445
College Forward To fund a low-cost randomized controlled trial on the grantees college access and completion programs. 2015 - 2024 LJAF $98,337
Educational Results Partnership To fund a randomized controlled trial to evaluate a placement method that uses students high school achievement to assess college readiness. 2016 - 2020 LJAF $147,009
edX, Inc. To support the development of the edX online platform and increase the number of high-quality courses available to users. 2014 - 2015 LJAF $5,000,000
edX, Inc. To help expand access to college by allowing students to take massive open online courses for credit. 2015 - 2018 LJAF $12,000,000
Georgia State University Research Foundation, Inc. To rigorously analyze the benefits of entering a four-year public college versus a two-year college on outcomes such as labor force participation, income, debt, and loan repayment. 2019 - 2020 LJAF $93,362
Higher Learning Advocates, Inc. To organize stakeholders who will serve as nonpartisan educational resources for policymakers and the public on higher education policy issues. 2017 - 2019 LJAF $180,058
Institute for College Access and Success, Inc. To provide policy analysis, public education, and coalition-building regarding higher education quality and accountability at the federal level and in California. 2018 - 2019 LJAF $518,200
Institute for College Access and Success, Inc. To investigate predatory higher education practices. 2019 DAF $75,000
Institute for Higher Education Policy To provide general operating support. 2019 - 2020 DAF $300,000
Iowa State University of Science and Technology To fund a randomized controlled trial of the Promoting School-community-university Partnerships to Enhance Resilience program. 2017 - 2022 LJAF $1,500,000
MDRC To launch Phase I of the Scaling Up Community College Efforts for Student Success (SUCCESS) project to pilot and evaluate lower-cost student success interventions to improve such outcomes as completion and time-to-degree. 2018 - 2022 LJAF $3,585,932
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