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 five years, The Drexel Fund will:

  • Engage 625 new school entrepreneurs
  • Train and support 125 new entrepreneurs and recruit 26 Founders Program participants
  • Expand 10 quality private school networks
  • Create 50 new private schools serving at least 60% low-income students
  • Create 12,500 new school seats
  • Leverage $81 million annually in public revenue by our portfolio membersT


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Now accepting applications:

2022-23 Founders Program Fellowship


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The Good Shepherd School Opening Second Campus in 2022

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