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March 13, 2019/From Our Grantees

What Role Does Philanthropy Play in Creating Social Change?

Last month, Thea Charles (SFE’s Head of Knowledge and Impact) joined panelists at NYU’s Wagner Graduate School of Public Service for a discussion on social change and philanthropy.

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March 11, 2019/From Our Grantees

Mozilla’s Open Science Fellows at the Halfway Point

Learn more about Mozilla’s 2018-2019 Open Science Fellows, whose work is focused on six areas of open science practice: open software, open hardware, open ethics, and open data, open publishing, and open skills.

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March 11, 2019/From Our Grantees

Today’s Strategies, Tomorrow’s Workforce: Technological Change in the Workplace

SFE is taking on big questions about the future of work through our funding partnership with Future Workforce Now (FWN), a program that explores the implications of technological change for state and local economies.

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May 23, 2018/From Our Grantees

The Cornell Tech Teacher in Residence Program – in Action!

Teacher professional development and skills enhancement have emerged as key tenets of SFE’s Computational Thinking investments. Learn more about our ongoing collaboration with Cornell Tech on their Teacher in Residence (TIR) program.

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January 23, 2018/From Our Grantees

Grantee Profile: Center on Rural Innovation

CORI leverages data analytics and partnerships with tech industry and community leaders to pilot “innovation hubs” in towns with the potential for innovation.

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January 23, 2018/From Our Grantees

Grantee Profile: Data and Society

Data & Society is a new kind of independent research organization that’s unbound by traditional obligations to academic research institutions and structures.

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January 18, 2018/From Our Grantees

Grantee Profile: Peer 2 Peer University

The world of open learning has nearly limitless potential for breaking down barriers to entry and making the world’s knowledge available to all. But how can you guarantee that learners feel accomplished and connected in a world mediated by technology, while ensuring that learning feels trustworthy, reliable, and meaningful?

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December 5, 2017/From Our Grantees

Event Recap: Open Learning at OpenCon

We met the leading minds in “Open” practice from around the world at the fourth OpenCon in Berlin.

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August 10, 2017/From Our Grantees

A New Class of Research Fellows

SFE has supported fellowship programs at two innovative research organizations, the Mozilla Science Lab and Data & Society, with the purpose of furthering detailed, high-level work in both academic and non-academic settings.

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January 30, 2017/From Our Grantees

Grantee Profile: New York Hall of Science

Housed on the grounds of the 1964 World’s Fair in Corona, Queens, the New York Hall of Science (NYSCI) has curiosity, discovery, and history built into its (literal) foundation.

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January 30, 2017/From Our Grantees

Grantee Profile: Scratch Foundation

Scratch is the world’s largest free coding platform for children — it helps young people use coding tools to create their own interactive media projects and share them in an active online community. The Scratch Foundation works to ensure that the Scratch platform remains free, open, and accessible to as many children around the world as possible.

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