World Education is dedicated to improving the lives of the poor through education, and economic and social development programs.

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Funders/Partners

In the United States, World Education collaborates with a range of private and public institutions to build the capacity of the adult education field. Our funding comes from foundations, government agencies, corporations, and fees.

Colleges & Universities

  • ABE Teaching and Learning Advancement System (ATLAS)/Hamline University, MN
  • Benjamin Franklin Institute for Technology, MA
  • Bossier Parish Community College, LA
  • Bunker Hill Community College, MA
  • Cambridge College, MA
  • Center for Literacy, Education & Employment Studies/University of Tennessee
  • Central/Southern Tier Regional Adult Education Network/Cayuga Community College, NY
  • College of Western Idaho, ID
  • Delgado Community College, LA
  • El Paso Community College, TX
  • Green River Community College, WA
  • Highline College, WA
  • Holyoke Community College, MA
  • Illinois Community College Board
  • Institute for the Study of Adult Literacy/Pennsylvania State University
  • Kent State University, OH
  • LaGuardia Community College, NY
  • Lesley University, MA
  • Louisiana Community & Technical College System
  • Maddy Policy Institute at Fresno State University
  • Massasoit Community College, MA
  • Meridian Community College, MS
  • Mississippi Community College Board
  • Mississippi Delta Community College, MS
  • North Carolina Community College System
  • North Shore Community College, MA
  • Northeast Mississippi Community College, MS
  • Northeastern University, MA
  • Ohio Literacy Resource Center/Kent State University
  • Oregon Department of Community Colleges & Workforce Development
  • Pearl River Community College, MS
  • Pennsylvania State University
  • Retraining the Gulf Coast Workforce through IT Consortium, LA and MS
  • Roxbury Community College, MA
  • South Louisiana Community College, LA
  • Urban College of Boston, MA
  • Virginia Community College System
  • Washington State Board of Community and Technical Colleges
  • Waubonsee Community College, IL

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Corporations and Consulting Firms

  • Apprion
  • Aztec Software
  • Burlington English
  • Community Science
  • Diana Satin Consulting
  • Essential Education
  • Finding Earth Works
  • GED Testing Service, Pearson
  • John Snow, Inc.
  • Learning Games Studios
  • LiteracyWork International
  • Manhattan Strategy Group
  • McGraw-Hill Education
  • Network Impact
  • Newsome Associates
  • NOVA Research and Development
  • Seaport Hotel & World Trade Center
  • Sidekim Foods

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Foundations

  • Annie E. Casey Foundation
  • Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
  • The Boston Foundation
  • Dollar General Foundation
  • Grand Circle Foundation
  • Joyce Foundation
  • Kellogg Foundation
  • Nellie Mae Education Foundation
  • Schott Foundation
  • Skill Works
  • Tides Foundation
  • Wadhwani Foundation

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Government Agencies

  • ACCES/Capitol North Regional Adult Education Network, NY
  • ACCES/Long Island Regional Adult Education Network, NY
  • ACCES/West Regional Adult Education Network, NY
  • Arizona Department of Education, Adult Education Services
  • City of Boston Mayor's Office of Immigrant Advancement, MA
  • City of Chelsea, MA
  • Connecticut Department of Education
  • Commonwealth of Virginia Department of Education
  • Delaware Department of Education
  • District of Columbia Literacy Resource Center
  • District of Columbia Office of the State Superintendent of Education
  • District of Columbia Public Library
  • El Departamento de Educación de Puerto Rico
  • Indiana Department of Workforce Development, Adult, Career, and Technical Education
  • Kansas Department of Education
  • Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education, Kentucky Adult Education
  • Maine Department of Education
  • Maryland Department of Labor Licensing and Regulation
  • Massachusetts Department of Elementary & Secondary Education
  • Massachusetts Executive Office of Housing and Economic Development
  • Massachusetts Executive Office of Labor and Workforce Development
  • New Hampshire Department of Education
  • New Jersey Department of Corrections
  • New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development
  • New York City Department of Education
  • New York City Mayor's Office of Adult Education
  • New York State Education Department
  • New York State Department of Corrections and Community Supervision
  • Pennsylvania Department of Education
  • Rhode Island Department of Elementary & Secondary Education
  • Technical College System of Georgia
  • Texas Workforce Commission
  • US Department of Education Office of Career, Technical & Adult Education
  • Vermont Department of Education
  • Virgin Islands Department of Education
  • Virginia Department of Education
  • Washington State Board for Community and Technical Colleges

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Nonprofit Organizations

  • ACT
  • Adult Numeracy Network
  • American Institutes for Research (AIR)
  • American Library Association
  • Aspen Institute
  • Campaign to Invest in America's Workforce
  • Catholic Legal Immigration Network
  • Capitol Region Education Council
  • Cell-Ed
  • Center for Law and Social Policy (CLASP)
  • Center for Occupational Research and Development (CORD)
  • Central Valley Immigrant Integration Coalition
  • Chelsea CONNECT
  • Commission on Adult Basic Education (COABE)
  • Commonwealth Corporation, MA
  • Community College Consortium for Immigrant Education
  • Connecticut Association for Adult and Continuing Education
  • Correctional Education Association
  • Council for Adult Experiential Learning (CAEL)
  • D.C. Learns
  • EDCO Collaborative, MA
  • Educate Maine
  • Educational Testing Service
  • English for New Bostonians
  • EveryoneOn
  • Finger Lakes Regional Adult Education Network/WXXI Public Broadcasting Council, NY
  • Florida Literacy Coalition
  • Florida TechNet
  • Fresno Adult School, CA
  • Fresno County Public Library, CA
  • Goodwill Industries International
  • Hudson Valley-Catskill Partnership Regional Adult Education Network, NY
  • Idaho Office of Refugees
  • IMPRINT/World Education Services
  • Institute for Local Government, CA
  • Institute for Study of Knowledge Management (ISKME)
  • International Institute of St. Louis
  • Iowa Association for Lifelong Learning
  • Jobs for the Future
  • Lancaster County Refugee Coalition, PA
  • Literacy Assistance Center of New York City
  • Literacy New York
  • Literacy Volunteers of Massachusetts
  • Literacy Volunteers of New Jersey
  • Literacy Works, CA
  • Maine Adult Education Association
  • Massachusetts Immigrant and Refugee Advocacy Coalition (MIRA)
  • Massachusetts Coalition for Adult Education
  • Massachusetts Workforce Alliance
  • MIT Media Lab
  • Migration Policy Institute
  • Minnesota Literacy Council
  • National Adult Education Professional Development Consortium (NAEPDC)
  • National Center for Family Literacy (NCFL)
  • National Coalition for Literacy (NCL)
  • National Council for Workforce Education
  • National Endowment for Financial Education
  • National Partnership for New Americans
  • National Skills Coalition
  • Neighbors United, ID
  • New Hampshire Literacy Task Force
  • New Jersey Association of Lifelong Learning (NJALL)
  • New York City Regional Adult Education Network/Literacy Assistance Center
  • Opportunity Nation
  • Outreach and Technical Assistance Network (OTAN), CA
  • Peer 2 Peer University
  • Pennsylvania Association of Adult and Continuing Education
  • ProLiteracy
  • Providence Public Library, RI
  • Rhode Island Adult Education Professional Development Center
  • Rhode Island Workforce Alliance
  • RTI International
  • Sacramento County Office of Education, CA
  • Second Start, NH
  • Southerners Organizing on New Ground, GA
  • Spring Institute, CO
  • Stairways Behavioral Health
  • TERC
  • Tutors of Literacy in the Commonwealth, PA
  • Upwardly Global
  • Welcoming America, Inc.
  • White Center Promise, WA

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Unions and Workforce Development Boards

  • MetroNorth Regional Employment Board
  • New Jersey State Employment and Training Commission
  • Partnerships for a Skilled Workforce, MA
  • Service Employees International Union