How charitable foundations increase educational equity
Written by Aylin Cook
What Is a Charitable Organization?
How Can Charitable Foundations Help Education?
Boost School Budgets: Some charitable foundations provide money to low-income schools. This boosts the schools’ budgets so they can offer more classes and resources for their students and provide funding for things like sports and the arts.
Allow Low-Income Students Get to College: Many jobs will require that students have a college degree. Organizations can provide grants and scholarships to students who come from low-income families to better access a job post-graduation.
Ensure Equipped Teachers Educate Students: Organizations can provide tools, classes and training to teachers to educate their students better. This ensures that the students get a quality education.
Improve Student Learning Outcomes: With help from charitable foundations, students can have better learning experiences and outcomes, reflected by exam scores and overall educational experience.
Increase Literacy: Illiteracy still exists in this country. Increasing literacy rates across the country is just one way charitable organizations can help education. They can provide books and tools that help students learn to read.
Offer Extracurricular Resources: Some schools may not have the resources or funding available to offer extracurricular activities, like clubs, sports, arts and music. Organizations aimed at helping education can donate money to schools so they can provide these opportunities for students.