“We aim to connect Black and Latin X Leaders in education or education adjacent leaders to the resources and social networks they need to thrive"LEARN MORE
The Charter School Growth Fund identifies the country’s best charter schools, funds their expansion, and helps to increase their impact. The fund makes multi-year investments into education entrepreneurs in the charter school space.SEE MORE ON HOW THE CAFE HAS EMPOWERED CSGF
The CAFE partners with and/or advises organizations to provide financial support and guidance to increase their ability to deliver long-term, impactful programming.
Cleveland Avenue is where it all began for our founders, Don and Liz Thompson. They grew up on the near north Chicago street of that name, Liz in the Cabrini Green housing complex and Don just four blocks north.
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