Funding schools, school networks, and education entrepreneurs

Launched in 2015, The Drexel Fund is a nonprofit venture philanthropy fund that seeds new school models, scales networks of existing schools with a track record of academic and operational excellence, and strengthens the educational ecosystems needed to create the market conditions necessary for new private schools serving low-income students to thrive.

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Making an Impact

Over the next four years, Drexel will:

  • Engage 500 new school entrepreneurs
  • Train and support 100 new entrepreneurs and recruit 16 Founders Program participants
  • Expand 8 quality private school networks
  • Create 40 new private schools serving at least 60% low-income students
  • Create 10,000 new school seats
  • Leverage $65 million annually in public revenue by our portfolio members


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