GreenLight knows that the most effective solutions to local problems may not be found close to home. So we search the country to find what’s cutting edge, what’s working and what fits the particular needs of our communities.
If it’s out there, GreenLight will find it and bring it home to the Bay Area.
Blueprint Math Fellows partners with schools to offer high-quality tutorial instruction. Using daily student assessments to inform their work, fellows can target gaps in a student’s foundational knowledge of mathematics in order to ensure all students are able to achieve at and above grade level.
EveryoneOn is a nonprofit dedicated to creating social and economic opportunity by connecting low-income families to affordable internet service and computers, and delivering digital skills trainings.
Food Connect creates a new standard for collaborating – Bridging the gap between food scarcity and abundance with new technologies that connect rather than compete.
Genesys Works changes the life trajectories of low-income high school students by enabling them to work in meaningful internships, at major corporations, during their senior year in high school. After an eight week intensive training program, students work with partner companies where they discover that they can indeed succeed as professionals in the corporate world.
ParentChild+ envisions every child entering school ready to succeed because every parent has the knowledge and resources to build school readiness where it starts: the home. Families receive 92 home visits and acquire a library of high-quality books, educational toys, and curricular guide sheets with tips on vocabulary-building, engaging conversation, skill development, social-emotional development, imaginative play, and literacy, music, and art activities.
Springboard Collaborative closes the reading achievement gap by coaching teachers, training family members and incentivizing learning so that scholars have the requisite skills to access life opportunities.
uAspire works to ensure that all young people have the financial information and resources necessary to find an affordable path to – and through – a post-secondary education.