What Happens in Schools Matters Profoundly

Demographics are not destiny. And schools can make all the difference. There are proof points of high-performing, high-poverty schools that have bridged the achievement gap and established and maintained a record of success. It is time to replicate and disseminate the success of these schools. 

Accelerate Institute offers an opportunity to energize urban schools with high impact-leaders who will accelerate student achievement.

Your investment creates a multiplier effect

Accelerate Institute is dedicated to bringing transformational leadership to our nation’s schools as the most critical strategy to close the achievement gap. By supporting a Ryan Fellow principal, you're helping place a transformational leader who will influence dozens of teachers—who will then, in turn, impact hundreds of students:

The Funding Model  

To sustain our mission, Accelerate Institute has a revenue mix of earned revenue (paid by partner organizations who hire our talent) and philanthropy (which funds our ongoing operations and allows us to expand).

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Ways to give

It's easy to make a difference today

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