Shared Impact

With our impact partners, we’re advancing equity and justice through community-led and owned models. Together, we’re building lasting relationships to scale and sustain change for the long term.

Shared Impact

We seek out and support:

Transformational leaders who have the vision to see what’s possible and the drive to make it real

Transformational networks that connect the experience and expertise of partners with the comprehensive and flexible supports they need to succeed

Transformational solutions that advance and accelerate equity and justice

Explore examples of some of our partners’ work below by clicking on the filters by type, impact area and support provided. This is a small glance into our portfolio, not a comprehensive list.

Sharif El-Mekki founded The Center for Black Educator Development to dramatically increase the number of Black educators nationwide, ensuring that students have diverse teacher representation throughout their time in school. One of two original funders, we have worked alongside Sharif and his organization to help secure millions in additional funding. We continue to champion the Center as they scale their impact and reach.

Ember, Grant
Transformational leaders

Home ownership is a major challenge for essential professionals who can’t afford to live in or close to the communities they serve. Our partners at Landed tackle this problem by making investor capital accessible to help educators, healthcare professionals, and government workers who are buying homes in high-cost markets.

Ember, Investment
Transformational solutions

With our partners Lemonada and Neighborhood Villages, we sponsored the “No One Is Coming to Save Us” podcast, featuring actress Kristen Bell, to raise awareness of America’s childcare crisis and inspire people to take action. Our support of Lemonada also extends to several other podcasts in their women-run network, which shares the unfiltered version of the human experience to build radical empathy.

Ember, Grant, Investment
Transformational solutions

Wildflower is a national network of Montessori schools with a central commitment to equity. Wildflower Schools are small, teacher-led schools deeply embedded in the local community. We supported the expansion of Wildflower Schools to the Philadelphia area, with the goal of making an inclusive Montessori education affordable and accessible.

Ember, Grant, Investment
Transformational solutions