Support next generation of postsecondary experiences that connect learning and work

Students need a diverse array of effective and affordable postsecondary experiences that prepare them to be informed citizens with successful careers in a rapidly changing, high tech world. Traditional higher education models are working for smaller subsets of the population and can feel rigid, inefficient and lacking in relevance given the ways in which the world of work has evolved. Our postsecondary grantmaking work seeks to seed and support a new generation of postsecondary alternatives in Massachusetts that integrate rigorous curriculum with work-based experiences, allowing learners to apply their coursework to real job contexts and accelerate into productive and sustainable careers.

If you are planning for a year, sow rice; if you are planning for a decade, plant trees; if you are planning for a lifetime, educate people.

Chinese Proverb