I WANT TO GO TO A GREAT SCHOOL
Seeking dramatic improvements for students.
Improving educational outcomes
for the students of Oakland, California.
In fall 2020, the Foundation announced it’s final Oakland education grantmaking strategy which will sunset by 2025.
In our final years the Foundation will continue its grantmaking focused on Oakland Education, providing grants and capacity building to the organizations that have closely partnered with the Foundation for nearly two decades.Read More
15 May, 2023We Are What They Grow Beyond: Kate RayRead more
27 Apr, 2023Reflections On: LiteracyRead more
23 Mar, 2023Going Out, Doing Good: Brian RogersRead more
22 Feb, 2023Reflections On: Youth DevelopmentRead more
01 Feb, 2023Making the Days CountRead more
12 Jan, 2023Passing The BatonRead more
Oakland students deserve our support now more than ever. Through 2025 we will invest in schools and nonprofits focused on building the skills and relationships of students and adults so that all students can succeed in school, thrive in their careers, and engage in their community.Read More
Our thinking is continually informed by the work of our grantees and partners, as well as innovative thinkers from the fields of education and philanthropy. Continuing to learn, be challenged in our thinking, and embrace new ideas is grounded in our value of “learn, learn, learn.”Read More
The Rogers Family Foundation's community investments include support to select organizations whose high-achieving and excellent work benefits the larger Bay Area community and beyond. These investments often bolster and complement our Oakland education strategy grantmaking.Read More
Our Oakland Education Strategy guides our investment in local schools and nonprofits. Our grantees, rooted in the communities that they serve, are the on-the-ground experts transforming the educational experience of students.Read More