Education

The Thoma Foundation is proud to support a variety of higher education and museum initiatives that work towards sustained, innovative scholarly engagement, vibrant art historical discourse, increased visitor and student access, and creative curatorship. 

Interested in applying for an education-based grant? Questions about our grant opportunities should be sent to grants@thomafoundation.org. All grant requests must be submitted through our grants portal.

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2022
Education
Nonprofit Organization Grantees
Rural

Collegiate Edu-Nation

Collegiate Edu-Nation (CEN) is a network of high-performing rural school districts in Texas that focuses on heightened college and career aspirations through continuous educational attainment and industry-related certifications. The CEN P-20 System ...

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2022
Education
Nonprofit Organization Grantees
Rural

Empower Schools

Empower Schools is a national nonprofit that partners with educators and communities to build sustainable solutions for students and schools. Since 2018, Empower Schools has worked at the state, district, network, and ...

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Education
Nonprofit Organization Grantees
Rural

rootEd Alliance

rootEd Alliance launched in 2018 to improve postsecondary outcomes for students in rural America, partnering with local and national organizations working to meaningfully provide advice, exposure and access to financial resources, so ...

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2022
Education
Nonprofit Organization Grantees
Rural

Golden Apple

Golden Apple Foundation is a proven model that works in support of teacher training, mentoring, and retention in Illinois. In 2022, a grant from the Thoma Foundation helped fund Golden Apple’s expansion ...

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2022
Building Capacity: Arts & Community
Education
Nonprofit Organization Grantees
Rural

MASS Design Group

MASS Design Group was founded on the understanding that architecture’s influence reaches beyond individual buildings. MASS (Model of Architecture Serving Society) believes that architecture has a critical role to play in supporting ...

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2022
Education
Nonprofit Organization Grantees
Rural

Ngage New Mexico

Ngage New Mexico is the backbone organization behind the SUCCESS Partnership, a collective impact effort that represents a cross-sector of community partners who have come together to address education inequities in Doña ...

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2022
Education
Nonprofit Organization Grantees

University Art Museum, New Mexico State University

Situated within New Mexico State University (NMSU), a Hispanic-serving land grant institution, the University Art Museum (UAM) serves as an academic environment for the critical analysis of visual art while making culturally ...

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Education
Exhibitions
Nonprofit Organization Grantees

Smart to the Core: Medium/Image

First opened in 1974, the Smart Museum of Art at the University of Chicago is a site for rigorous inquiry and exchange that encourages the examination of complex issues through the lens ...

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Education
Nonprofit Organization Grantees

Amarillo College

Located in the Texas Panhandle, Amarillo College (AC) is a community college serving over 10,000 students. AC embraces a clear theory of change: by addressing a life barrier in an accelerated learning ...

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Education
Nonprofit Organization Grantees

Oklahoma Arts Institute at Quartz Mountain

Oklahoma Arts Institute (OAI) is a private, non-profit organization with a mission to provide exceptional multidisciplinary arts experiences that develop individual talent and inspire a lifelong passion for the arts. Since 1977, ...

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