In 2020, LANL Foundation called on leaders in local school and community-based education to envision and implement change-making ideas. During this time of unprecedented challenges, educators, schools, and districts enacted multiple scenarios for a return to school. Throughout the past year, schools and nonprofits pivoted to adapt programming to embrace delivering support virtually, and LANL Foundation recognizes that we are in a time when education-focused grants can truly elevate academic strategies for success.
In October 2020, LANL Foundation awarded 17 $20,000 and 2 $10,000 grants in a new competitive process.
Sucessful proposals demonstrated impact in one or more of the 5 Focus Areas: