Our Clients and Funders

WestEd’s ability to take on the toughest and most enduring challenges in education and healthy human development relies on the financial and organizational stability that comes from a wide range of funding sources.

The following is just a small sampling of the hundreds of clients and partners who directly fund WestEd’s work.

Foundations, such as:

  • Arizona Community Foundation
  • Carnegie Corporation of New York
  • Children First Fund: The Chicago Public School Foundation
  • David and Lucile Packard Foundation
  • Ellis Center for Educational Excellence
  • Ford Foundation
  • Nellie Mae Education Foundation
  • Pacific Science Center Foundation
  • Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
  • S. D. Bechtel, Jr. Foundation
  • Stuart Foundation
  • William and Flora Hewlett Foundation

Businesses & Nonprofits, such as:

  • Academy for Urban School Leadership
  • American Museum of Natural History
  • Corporation for Public Broadcasting
  • Council of Chief State School Officers
  • Early Care & Learning Council, New York
  • Google, Inc.
  • Hispanic Information and Telecommunications Network, Inc.
  • Mathematica Policy Research, Inc.
  • Measured Progress
  • Pacific Gas and Electric Company
  • Pearson
  • Philadelphia Youth Network
  • United Way Center for Excellence in Early Education

Colleges & Universities, such as:

  • Colorado State University
  • Georgia Institute of Technology
  • Grand Canyon University
  • Johns Hopkins University
  • Michigan Community College Association
  • North Carolina State University
  • Pennsylvania State University
  • Princeton University
  • University of California
  • University of Chicago
  • University of New Hampshire
  • University of Texas at Austin – Charles A. Dana Center

Local Clients, such as:

  • Albuquerque Public Schools
  • Boston Public Schools
  • Chicago Public Schools
  • City of Oakland
  • Kansas Unified School District 480
  • Lamoille Area Professional Development Academy
  • Los Angeles Unified School District
  • Mastery Charter Schools
  • New York City Department of Education
  • San Francisco Office of Economic and Workforce Development
  • Santa Ana Unified School District
  • Seattle Public Schools
  • Stockton Unified School District

County Clients, such as:

  • First 5 Alameda County
  • Kings County Office of Education
  • Los Angeles County Office of Child Care
  • Maricopa County Head Start Zero-Five Program
  • Metro Educational Cooperative Service Unit
  • Miami-Dade County Public Schools
  • Orange County Health Care Agency
  • Riverside County Office of Education
  • San Mateo County Workforce Investment Board
  • Savannah-Chatham County Public School System
  • Ventura County Office of Education

State Clients, such as:

  • Arizona Department of Education
  • California Children and Families Commission
  • California Department of Education
  • Confederation of Oregon School Administrators
  • Florida Department of Education
  • Illinois State Board of Education
  • Kansas State Department of Education
  • Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education
  • Ohio Department of Education
  • Pennsylvania Training and Technical Assistance Network
  • State Public Charter School Commission
  • Virginia Department of Education

National & International Clients, such as:

  • American Association for the Advancement of Science
  • Department for International Development, United Kingdom
  • Ministry of Community Development, Youth and Sports, Child Care Division, Singapore
  • National Aeronautics and Space Administration: Jet Propulsion Laboratory
  • National Assessment Governing Board
  • National Commission on Teaching and America’s Future
  • National Parent Teacher Association
  • National Science Foundation
  • U.S. Army: Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation
  • U.S. Department of Education (includes several offices within the Department, including the Institute of Education Sciences)
  • U.S. Department of Labor