About Us

Our Clients and Funders

WestEd’s ability to take on the toughest and most enduring challenges to make a positive difference in the education and development of children, youth, and adults relies on the financial and organizational stability that comes from a wide range of funding sources.

Below is a list of the clients and partners who funded WestEd’s work in 2018.

Associations

  • American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)
  • Association of California School Administrators (ACSA)
  • California School Boards Association
  • Region 9 Head Start Association

Businesses

  • 3-C Institute for Social Development, Inc.
  • Age of Learning, Inc.
  • Amira Learning
  • Amplify Education, Inc
  • Applied Engineering Management Corporation (AEM)
  • Boulder Language Technologies
  • Brainquake
  • BrightBytes
  • Chevron U.S.A. Inc
  • CodeSpark, Inc.
  • Curriculum Associates
  • Dannis Woliver Kelley (DWK)
  • Data Recognition Corporation (DRC)
  • Education Modified
  • eDynamic Learning
  • Exxon Mobil Corporation
  • Future Engineers LLC
  • Generation Genius
  • Gustavo Loera Research Policy Consulting
  • Helix Learning Partners, LLC
  • Heritage Consulting
  • ICF International Inc
  • Impact Science
  • Impaq International
  • Irving Oil Limited
  • Keystone Learning Services
  • Kingston Bay Group
  • Language Learning Partners LLC
  • Manhattan Strategy Group
  • Mathematica Policy Research, Inc. (MPR)
  • Menninger Clinic
  • MidSchoolMath
  • Mind Meets Music
  • Myriad Sensors, Inc
  • National Center for Inquiry & Improvement
  • NCS Pearson, Inc.
  • Pacific Gas and Electric Company
  • Pearson Online & Blended Learning
  • Querium Corporation
  • Questar Assessment, Inc.
  • RMC Research Corporation
  • SAGE Publications
  • Schell Games
  • STORYWORLD International Corporation
  • Strange Loop Games Inc.
  • Teaching Channel, Inc.
  • Teachley, LLC
  • The Improve Group
  • The Institute for Families and Nannies
  • The Tactile Group
  • Vidcode
  • Westat, Inc.
  • Yup.com

Education Service Agencies

  • Contra Costa County Office of Education (COE)
  • Cooperative Educational Service Agency 1 (CESA 1)
  • El Dorado County Office of Education (COE)
  • Fresno County Superintendent of Schools
  • Glenn County Office of Education (COE)
  • Humboldt County Office of Education (COE)
  • Kern County Superintendent of Schools
  • Kings County Office of Education (COE)
  • Lake County Office of Education (COE)
  • Los Angeles County Office of Education (COE)
  • Marin County Office of Education (COE)
  • Michigan Mathematics and Science Centers Network
  • Monterey County Office of Education (COE)
  • Northeastern Educational IU 19
  • Orange County Superintendent of Schools
  • Orange-Ulster BOCES
  • Placer County Office of Education (PCOE)
  • Riverside County Superintendent of Schools
  • Sacramento County Office of Education (COE)
  • San Bernardino County Superintendent of Public Schools
  • San Diego County Superintendent of Schools
  • San Joaquin County Office of Education (COE)
  • San Luis Obispo County Office of Education (COE)
  • San Mateo County Office of Education (COE)
  • Santa Clara County Office of Education (COE)
  • Santa Cruz County Office of Education (COE)
  • Sonoma County Office of Education (COE)
  • Southwest Regional Educational Cooperative
  • Tulare County Office of Education (COE)
  • Ventura County Office of Education (COE)
  • Yolo County Office of Education (COE)

Federal Agencies

  • Bureau of Indian Affairs, Office of Indian Education Programs
  • Department of Interior: Bureau of Indian Education
  • National Assessment Governing Board (NAGB)
  • National Science Foundation (NSF)
  • U.S. Department of Education
  • U.S. Department of Education: Office of Elementary and Secondary Education (OESE)
  • U.S. Department of Education: Office of Innovation and Improvement (OII)
  • U.S. Department of Education: Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (OSERS)
  • U.S. Department of Education: Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP)
  • U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
  • U.S. Department of Justice: National Institute of Justice (NIJ)
  • U.S. Department of Justice: Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP)
  • US Small Business Administration

Foundations

  • Amgen Foundation
  • Annie E. Casey Foundation
  • Arizona Community Foundation
  • Belk Foundation
  • Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
  • California Community Foundation
  • California Endowment
  • California Foundation for Independent Living Centers
  • Carnegie Corporation of New York
  • Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching
  • Charles and Lynn Schusterman Family Foundation
  • College Futures Foundation (formerly College Access Foundation of California)
  • David and Lucile Packard Foundation
  • ECMC Foundation
  • Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation
  • Foundation for California Community Colleges
  • Foundation for New Educational Initiatives, Inc.
  • Freeport-McMoRan Copper and Gold Foundation
  • Hastings/Quillin Fund at the Silicon Valley Community Foundation
  • Heising-Simons Foundation
  • Helios Education Foundation
  • James and Rebecca Morgan Family Foundation
  • James Irvine Foundation
  • Lucile Packard Foundation for Children’s Health
  • Michael and Susan Dell Foundation
  • Mimi and Peter Haas Fund
  • Nebraska Children and Families Foundation
  • Overdeck Family Foundation
  • Pasadena Educational Foundation
  • Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
  • Rodel Charitable Foundation of Arizona
  • S.D. Bechtel, Jr. Foundation
  • San Diego State University Research Foundation
  • San Jose State University Research Foundation (SJSURF)
  • Silicon Valley Community Foundation
  • Spencer Foundation
  • Stuart Foundation
  • The Foundation for Santa Barbara City College (SBCC Foundation)
  • The Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust
  • The Oakland Public Education Fund
  • William and Flora Hewlett Foundation
  • William Penn Foundation

Institutions of Higher Education

  • Arizona State University
  • Board of Trustees of the Stanford Leland Junior University, SCALE
  • Board of Trustees of the University of Alabama
  • Cabrillo Community College District
  • California State University, Bakersfield
  • California State University, Office of the Chancellor
  • California State University, San Francisco State University
  • Chabot-Las Positas Community College District
  • Florida Center for Reading Research (FCRR)
  • Florida International University
  • Georgia Institute of Technology
  • Harvard University Graduate School of Education
  • Johns Hopkins University
  • Kennesaw State University
  • Lesley University
  • Long Beach Community College District
  • Los Angeles Community College District
  • Los Rios Community College District
  • Loyola Marymount University
  • MiraCosta College
  • Mississippi State University, Research and Curriculum Unit
  • Mt. San Jacinto College
  • Napa Valley College
  • North Carolina State University
  • Northeastern Illinois University
  • Northern Arizona University
  • Northwestern University
  • Pepperdine University
  • Personal Genetics Education Project at Harvard Medical School
  • Rancho Santiago Community College District
  • Regents of the University of Minnesota (UMN)
  • Relay Graduate School of Education
  • Riverside Community College District
  • Santa Monica College
  • Santa Rosa Junior College
  • Sonoma State University 220 Nichols Hall
  • St. Petersburg College
  • Stanford University
  • State University of New York (SUNY) at Plattsburgh
  • Temple University of the Commonwealth System of Higher Education
  • Texas State University, San Marcos
  • The Georgia Center for Assessment
  • The Regents of the University of California at Berkeley
  • The Regents of the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
  • The University of Auckland
  • The University of Utah
  • University of Arizona, Tucson
  • University of California Santa Cruz
  • University of California, Los Angeles
  • University of California, Office of the President (UCOP)
  • University of California, Santa Barbara
  • University of Chicago
  • University of Colorado Boulder
  • University of Delaware
  • University of Illinois at Chicago
  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • University of Indianapolis
  • University of Nevada, Reno
  • University of Oklahoma
  • University of Southern California (USC)
  • University of Texas at Austin
  • University of Toledo
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • Valencia College
  • Vanderbilt University
  • Virginia Tech
  • Washington and Lee University
  • Webster University
  • West Hills College – Coalinga
  • West Hills College – Lemoore

International Clients

  • Beijing Little Land Institute
  • Government of the Northwest Territories, Department of Education, Culture and Employment
  • Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness Canada

Local Agencies

  • ABC Unified School District (USD)
  • Adelanto Elementary School District (ESD)
  • Alvord Unified School District (USD)
  • Anchorage School District
  • Arlington Public Schools
  • Atwater Elementary School District (ESD)
  • Austin Independent School District (ISD)
  • Bacon Academy
  • Balsz School District 31
  • Baltimore City Public Schools
  • Baltimore County Public Schools
  • Boston Public Schools
  • Brawley Elementary School District (ESD)
  • Brevard County Public Schools
  • Buffalo Public Schools
  • C. J. Morris Elementary School
  • Cahuilla Desert Academy
  • Campbell Union High School District (UHSD)
  • Carlsbad Municipal Schools
  • Carson City School District
  • Cascade Union Elementary School District (ESD)
  • Ch’ooshgai Community Schools
  • Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools
  • Chaska High School
  • Cherry Creek School District #5
  • Chicago Public Schools (CPS)
  • Chico Unified School District (USD)
  • Chino Valley Unified School District (USD)
  • City and County of San Francisco
  • Clark County School District
  • Cleveland Metropolitan School District
  • Clovis Unified School District (USD)
  • Colton Joint Unified School District (JUSD)
  • Columbia County School District
  • Concord Public Schools, MA
  • Conejo Valley Unified School District (USD)
  • Corona-Norco Unified School District (USD)
  • County of Sonoma
  • Crane School District
  • Dallas Independent School District (ISD)
  • Del Mar Union School District
  • Del Norte Unified School District (USD)
  • Delta Charter
  • Desert Sands Unified School District (USD)
  • Dixie School District
  • Downey Unified School District (USD)
  • Dysart Unified School District
  • East Ramapo Central School District
  • East Side Union High School District (UHSD)
  • Eau Claire Area School District
  • El Centro Elementary School District (ESD)
  • El Monte Union High School District (UHSD)
  • El Sol Science and Arts Academy
  • Emery Unified School District (USD)
  • Escambia County School District
  • Escondido Union School District (USD)
  • Fairfield-Suisun Unified School District (USD)
  • Farmington School District
  • Firebaugh-Las Deltas Unified School District (USD)
  • First 5 Alameda County
  • First 5 Contra Costa County
  • First 5 Monterey County
  • First 5 San Francisco
  • First 5 San Mateo County
  • First 5 Santa Clara County
  • First 5 Shasta
  • First 5 Sonoma County
  • Fort Worth Independent School District (ISD)
  • Fresno Unified School District (USD)
  • Fullerton School District
  • Gallup-McKinley County Schools
  • Gilroy Unified School District (USD)
  • Greater Albany Public Schools
  • Green Bay Area Public School District
  • Grizzly Challenge Charter School
  • Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District Auxiliary Organization
  • Halifax County Public Schools
  • Hall County Schools
  • Harvest Preparatory Academy
  • Hayward Unified School District (USD)
  • Heber Elementary School District (ESD)
  • Hobbs Municipal Schools
  • Hoke County Schools
  • Hollister School District
  • Houston Independent School District (ISD)
  • Imagine Schools Riverside
  • Ingham Intermediate School District (ISD)
  • Inglewood Unified School District (USD)
  • Jefferson Parish Public School System
  • Jersey City Public Schools
  • Kern County Consortium SELPA
  • King County Department of Community and Human Services
  • King Philip Regional School District
  • Kings Canyon Unified School District (USD)
  • La Canada Unified School District (USD)
  • Lake Elsinore Unified School District (USD)
  • Lammersville Unified School District (USD)
  • Lawrence Public Schools
  • Long Beach Unified School District (USD)
  • Los Angeles Universal Preschool (LAUP)
  • Lynwood Unified School District (USD)
  • Madera Unified School District (USD)
  • Madison Metropolitan School District
  • Maine Regional School Unit 21 – Kennebunk, ME
  • Maine Regional School Unit 35
  • Manchester Public Schools
  • Manteca Unified School District (USD)
  • Marin Child Care Council
  • Martinez Unified School District (USD)
  • Mendota Unified School District (USD)
  • Merced City School District
  • Metropolitan Nashville Public Schools
  • Miami-Dade County Public Schools (MDCPS)
  • Milton Union Exempted Village School District
  • Milwaukee Public Schools
  • Montebello Unified School District (USD)
  • Montgomery County Intermediate Unit (IU) 23
  • Mount Diablo Unified School District (USD)
  • Mount Pleasant Elementary School District (ESD)
  • Mountain View School District
  • MSAD 60 School District
  • Nassau BOCES
  • National School District
  • Nerstrand Elementary School
  • New Haven Unified School District (USD)
  • New Jerusalem Elementary School District (ESD)
  • New London Public Schools
  • New York City Department of Education (NYCDOE)
  • North Orange County Regional Consortium
  • North Thurston Public Schools
  • Northwest Regional Education Cooperative #2 (NWREC#2)
  • Oak Grove School District
  • Oakland Unified School District (USD)
  • Oasis Academy – Fallon
  • Ojai Unified School District (USD)
  • Ossining Union Free School District
  • Pajaro Valley Unified School District (PVUSD)
  • Palm Beach County School District
  • Paradise Unified School District (USD)
  • Partnership for Los Angeles Schools
  • Perrin Woods Elementary School
  • Perry Street Public Charter School Improvement Documentation Project
  • Phoenix Elementary School District 1
  • Pike School, The
  • Pittsburg Unified School District (USD)
  • Plano Independent School District (ISD)
  • Pleasant Valley School District
  • Pomona Unified School District (USD)
  • Port Washington Union Free School District
  • Portland Public Schools
  • Premier High School
  • Prince George’s County Public Schools
  • Reading School District
  • Reading Senior High School
  • Red Bluff Union Elementary School District (ESD)
  • Redlands Unified School District (USD)
  • River Delta Unified School District (USD)
  • Riverside Unified School District (USD)
  • Rock Point Community School
  • Roosevelt School District
  • Roseville City School District
  • Salinas Union High School District (UHSD)
  • San Antonio Independent School District (ISD)
  • San Bernardino City Unified School District (USD)
  • San Bruno Park School District
  • San Juan Unified School District (USD)
  • San Mateo Union High School District (UHSD)
  • San Mateo-Foster City School District
  • Santa Ana Unified School District (USD)
  • SAU 33 – Raymond, NH
  • ScholarMade Achievement Place
  • School District of Beloit
  • School District of Philadelphia
  • School for Integrated Academics and Technologies (SIATech)
  • Seattle Public Schools
  • Seminole County Public Schools
  • Sequoia Union High School District (UHSD)
  • Shelby County Board of Education
  • Shonto Preparatory School
  • Sioux City Community School District
  • Snowline Joint Unified School District (JUSD)
  • Somerset County Public Schools
  • South San Francisco Unified School District (USD)
  • Southwest Georgia RESA
  • Spring Branch Independent School District (ISD)
  • St. Helena Unified School District (USD)
  • Stockton Unified School District (USD)
  • Sunnyside Unified School District
  • Tahoe-Truckee Unified School District (USD)
  • Tewksbury Public Schools
  • The Accelerated Schools
  • The Honors Academy of Literature
  • Tolleson Union High School District
  • Tompkins Seneca Tioga BOCES
  • Tucson Unified School District
  • Tulsa Public Schools
  • Union Mine High School
  • Vail School District
  • Val Verde Unified School District (USD)
  • Vallejo City Unified School District (USD)
  • Victor Valley Union High School District (UHSD)
  • Vista PEAK Exploratory
  • Vista Unified School District (USD)
  • Wake County Public School System
  • Wallenpaupack Area School District
  • Walnut Valley Unified School District (USD)
  • Warner Middle School
  • Warren County Board of Education
  • Washington County Public Schools
  • Washoe County School District
  • Watts Learning Center
  • Weld County School District 6
  • West Contra Costa Unified School District (USD)
  • West End SELPA
  • William S. Hart Union High School District (UHSD)
  • Willow Cove Elementary School
  • Windward District Office
  • Winters Joint Unified School District (JUSD)
  • Woodland Joint Unified School District (JUSD)
  • Y of Central Maryland Head Start
  • Y of Central MD Preschool
  • Yuba City Unified School District (USD)
  • Yucaipa-Calimesa Joint Unified School District (JUSD)

Nonprofit Organizations

  • A Touch of Understanding
  • All Star Code
  • America’s Promise Alliance
  • American Institutes for Research (AIR)
  • American Museum of Natural History
  • Bakersfield Homeless Center Discovery Depot
  • Bananas Inc.
  • Big Picture Learning
  • BSCS Science Learning
  • Cal State L.A. University Auxiliary Services, Inc.
  • California Child Care Resource and Referral Network
  • California Child Development Administrators Association (CCDAA)
  • California Education Partners
  • CAPE, Inc.
  • Center for Applied Research Solutions, Inc. (CARS)
  • Center for Collaborative Education
  • Center for Family Services
  • Center for the Collaborative Classroom
  • Change the Equation
  • Changing Tides Family Services
  • Chico Community Children’s Center
  • Child Action, Inc.
  • Child Development Training Consortium
  • Child, Family & Community Services
  • Children and Family Futures
  • Children’s Council of San Francisco
  • Community Action Partnership of Madera County
  • Community Action Partnership of San Luis Obispo County, Inc. (CAPSLO)
  • Community Child Care Council of Santa Clara County (4Cs)
  • Community Childcare Council of Alameda County (Alameda 4C)
  • Council of Chief State School Officers
  • EarthTeam
  • Education Development Center, Inc. (EDC)
  • Educational Results Partnership
  • Educational Testing Service (ETS)
  • EDUCAUSE
  • EL Education, Inc. (Expeditionary Learning)
  • Encompass Community Services
  • Expect More Arizona
  • Federation for Children with Special Needs
  • FIRST
  • Fresno County Economic Opportunity Commission
  • Get Focused, Stay Focused
  • Go Kids, Inc.
  • Great Lakes Higher Education Corporation & Affiliates
  • HAP Enterprises, Inc.
  • HIPhousing
  • Iridescent Learning
  • Jobs for the Future
  • Kings Community Action Organization
  • Leadership for Educational Achievement Foundation, Inc. (LEAF, Inc.)
  • LEAP Innovations
  • Learning Ally
  • Mala’ai
  • Mathematical Association of America
  • Mid-Atlantic Equity Consortium
  • Mid-continent Research for Education and Learning (McREL)
  • MIND Research Institute
  • New Venture Fund
  • New Visions for Public Schools
  • NewSchools Venture Fund
  • Northeast Florida Educational Consortium (NEFEC)
  • Northwest Evaluation Association (NWEA)
  • NSTA
  • NYC Leadership Academy
  • Oregon Child Development Coalition
  • Pacific Resources for Education and Learning (PREL)
  • Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science (formerly Miami Science Museum)
  • Pediatric Therapy Network
  • Region IX Education Cooperative (RECIX)
  • Research Foundation of CUNY
  • Santa Barbara County Child Care Planning Council
  • Save the Children
  • SETI Institute
  • Silicon Valley Education Foundation
  • Silicon Valley Mathematics Initiative (SVMI) Network
  • Skyline Education
  • SRI International
  • Streetside Stories
  • The J. Paul Getty Trust
  • The Unity Council
  • Third Sector Capital Partners
  • Tides Center
  • TPT – Twin Cities Public Television, Inc.
  • uAspire
  • University Enterprises, Inc.
  • Wu Yee Children’s Services
  • YMCA of the East Bay
  • Youth Villages
  • ZERO TO THREE

State Agencies

  • Arizona Department of Education
  • Behavioral Health Systems Baltimore
  • CA Office of Planning and Research
  • California Collaborative for Educational Excellence
  • California Department of Developmental Services (CA DDS)
  • California Department of Education (CDE)
  • California Department of Health Care Services
  • California Department of Public Health
  • California Department of Social Services
  • California Student Aid Commission
  • Child Care Aware of Washington
  • Cooperative Educational Service Agency 3
  • Delaware Department of Education
  • District of Columbia Office of the State Superintendent of Education
  • First 5 California aka California Children & Families Commission (CCFC)
  • Georgia Department of Education
  • Hawaii Department of Education
  • Idaho STEM Action Center (“STEM AC”)
  • Indiana Department of Education (IDOE)
  • Lake County Tribal Health Consortium
  • Legislative Coordinating Council (LCC)
  • Louisiana Department of Education
  • Maine Administrators of Services for Children with Disabilities (MADSEC)
  • Maine Department of Education
  • Maryland State Department of Education
  • Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education
  • Michigan Department of Education
  • Minnesota Department of Corrections
  • Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education
  • Nevada Department of Education (NDE)
  • North Carolina Department of Justice
  • State of Louisiana, Office of Portfolio
  • State of Washington, Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI)
  • Tennessee Department of Education
  • Utah State Board of Education
  • Utah State Board of Education
  • Vermont Agency of Education (formerly Vermont Department of Education)
  • Virgin Islands Department of Education
  • Virginia Department of Education