The Cohen Foundation has a longstanding commitment to educational reforms, particularly through the charter school movement. The Foundation has donated significant funds to endow full scholarships and financial aid at leading universities.
Teach for America
The Cohen Foundation has been a dedicated supporter of Teach for America for many years, helping to fuel the organization’s growth and fulfill its mission to bring high quality education to children across the country.
The Cohen Foundation has donated and pledged over $30 million to Brown University in support of the school’s undergraduate financial aid program, ensuring the ability of financially challenged students to attend the University.
Funding from the Cohen Foundation helps support Harlem RBI, including a significant gift to the capital campaign to fund the development of an innovative mixed-use community facility in East Harlem.
The Cohen Foundation has provided much-needed operating funding for Achievement First, including critically needed funding to build Achievement First schools in Bridgeport and New Haven.