The Edward E. Ford Foundation seeks to improve secondary education by supporting U.S. independent schools and encouraging promising practices.
All applying schools must:
Serve a 9–12th grade program
Students must have graduated from your school
Be a member of NAIS
Have a mission to serve a diverse population
Have a current Head of School who is serving in at least their 2nd year before a proposal from the school can be considered and must plan to remain in the role for the period of time specified to raise the match
Grants must be matched by additional funds raised by the school at least 1:1.