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Recipient Purpose Term Source Amount
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
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
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 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
Better Future Forward To provide general operating support. 2019 DAF $120,000
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
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
Brookings institution To clarify and answer key research questions regarding higher education regulatory accountability. 2019 - 2020 DAF $353,008
Center for American Progress To support research and nonpartisan education regarding higher education student aid. 2018 - 2019 LJAF $62,445
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 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 To investigate predatory higher education practices. 2019 DAF $75,000
Institute for Higher Education Policy To serve as a nonpartisan, educational resource on higher education policy issues related to data. 2018 - 2020 LJAF $381,211
Institute for Higher Education Policy To provide general operating support. 2019 - 2020 DAF $300,000
Manhattan Institute for Policy Research, Inc. To support creation of a brief evaluating metrics for student success. 2019 - 2020 LJAF $32,540
MDRC To enable new cross-study analyses in order to inform the design and implementation of higher education policies and programs, by creating individual participant-level and study-level databases including data from past randomized controlled trials. 2018 - 2020 LJAF $253,696
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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