“How well does the Foundation understand the social, cultural, or socioeconomic factors that affect your work?”
Selected Grantee Comments:
"The Rogers Foundation clearly understands their community and its needs; they have a significant impact not only in education, but in many areas of Oakland life."
"Rogers Family Foundation is exceptionally informed and active in the field of education in Oakland schools. They have a deep understanding of the challenges facing Oakland students and schools and are focused on addressing root problems with data-driven, informed solutions."
"The Foundation is highlighting the need for systemic change. It is using its philanthropic channels to push the Oakland school reform community to work smarter, not harder, more aligned, not fragmented. Its focus is persuading our reform community to sharp focus."