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.

Hear From Drexel's Portfolio Members

Making an Impact

Over the next five years, Drexel 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 members

NEWS

Portfolio in the News:

 SailFuture Academy featured by ABC News #AmericaStrong

NEWS

Portfolio in the News:

Build UP is changing lives one house at a time

NEWS

Portfolio in the News:  

Autism Inspired Academy featured by RedefinED

Sign Up for Our Updates