Strada builds relationships with strategic partners and funds their efforts to improve outcomes for learners and workers across the country. Our philanthropy work serves as a critical learning laboratory, bringing insights and data from those on the front lines as they discover what’s working to help more people prepare for the future.
Grants to Test and Scale Solutions
Engagement with Minority-Serving Institutions
Student and Community Support
We partner with organizations focused on: student success, insights and institutional support, and workforce development.
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Strada engages with partners who are testing strategies for helping more people access and complete education and transition to good jobs.
$10 million grant challenge to improve equitable student outcomes after college completion
The Strada HBCU Initiative is designed to elevate the transformative economic, social, educational, and cultural influence of historically Black colleges and universities.
Deborah Santiago’s parents always made clear she and her three siblings would go to college.
Roslyn Clark Artis grew up in southern West Virginia, the only African American in her graduating class. The daughter of a coal miner, she dreamed of becoming a lawyer and applied to every public university in her home state, hoping to find an affordable route to college.
Amid a pandemic crisis characterized by stay-at-home orders and travel restrictions, the leader of the career center at Stony Brook University describes its fallout with an unexpected word: freedom.