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 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