As far as charter funders go, The Louis Calder Foundation has remained mostly under the radar. But that doesn’t mean the Connecticut-based foundation isn’t giving to charter and parochial schools in a major way. In the last year, Calder’s grants have consistently ranked in the top in terms of size.
Charter school funding is big in the world of education philanthropy, with top funders such as Gates, Dell, and Walton commanding much of the attention. Yet while smaller funders such as the Louis Calder Foundation may not grab the headlines, they pump steady money to charters.Read More