CityBridge Foundation

CityBridge Foundation

Washington, DC can be the first large American city where poverty is not destiny: All our children, regardless of background, will achieve academically at high levels. Great schools can eliminate educational inequity and open a world of opportunity for every District child.

CityBridge Foundation

CityBridge Foundation

"Teachers are expected to reach unattainable goals with inadequate tools. The miracle is that at times they accomplish this impossible task."     Haim Ginott
CityBridge Foundation

CityBridge Foundation

Certain goals — such as mutual service or excellent education for all — can serve to unite all citizens, binding them together as one strong civic family.

CityBridge Foundation

CityBridge Foundation

"There’s just no way that in good conscience we can allow poverty to remain the dividing line between success and failure in this country."     Geoffrey Canada
CityBridge Foundation

CityBridge Foundation

"The great cathedrals did not grow skyward because their builders discovered new materials or suddenly found the necessary financial resources. Rather, they had a unique understanding of the human spirit that enabled them to use those materials in an entirely new way."     Billy Shore

Apply for the Fellowship now!

Are you a D.C. public school teacher looking to better personalize learning for your students? Click below to learn more about and apply for the CityBridge-NewSchools Education Innovation Fellowship or to nominate or recommend an applicant.

Join us!

CityBridge Foundation and NewSchools Venture Fund will host the second annual Education Innovation Summit on Saturday, December 6, 2014. Click here to learn more and RSVP.

Tools to 100 Schools: A ten-year strategy

Tools to 100 Schools is a roadmap to much faster student proficiency growth in Washington, D.C.'s public schools. Click below to read more about the strategy and learn how to request an invitation to see the full presentation.