Current Funding Opportunities
Ascendium is one of the nation’s largest postsecondary education grantmakers. Since 2006, we have committed hundreds of millions of dollars to identify, validate and leverage practices that help learners earn valuable credentials and unlock greater opportunity and social mobility.
Building Evidence to Increase Rural Learner Success
Ascendium is committed to advancing evidence-based research that supports equitable improvements in postsecondary education and workforce outcomes for rural learners. Through this grant opportunity, we will invest in research that generates actionable knowledge, yields evidence-based insights and supports practitioners and policymakers in scaling effective approaches to removing systemic barriers uniquely faced by rural learners.Learn More
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