A new paper looks at "lost Einsteins" -- people who could have had highly impactful innovations had they been able to pursue the opportunities they deserved. How many breakthrough innovations have we missed because of inequality? The findings show that "creativity is broadly distributed. Opportunity is not." ... ExpandHide
Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County's CORAL program gives students "that safety, that confidence, that guidance to go from maybe not knowing if they're going to be able to succeed to thinking that they're going to succeed, to finally knowing that they're going to succeed." Watch this video to learn more about one of our new grantees! ... ExpandHide
For the past seven years, the Packard Foundation helped build and has continued to invest in Educare California at Silicon Valley (Educare SV). In doing so, we have sought to serve young children and their families in East San Jose, and to offer a beacon of high-quality early learning for the region...
Because of your generosity, 500 highly motivated, low-income students are on track to be the first in their families to attend four-year colleges/universities. Your donation will help these students achieve their dream to go to college and become leaders in their community.
“Without Breakthrough Silicon Valley, many of these low-income youth might not be going to college. It’s an incredible program accomplishing real, life-changing results for every student it serves. I give to Breakthrough because every child should have the opportunity to have a high quality education and go to college.” – Shannon Hunt-Scott, Co-Founder and President of The Scott Foundation.
Because of your support, 100% of the Class of 2018 have applied to college! Your support is helping close the opportunity gap, and allowing hardworking students like Jessica and Eduardo to achieve their dreams. bit.ly/SupportBSV #CollegeBound #BecauseOfYou