Education & Skills

The U.S. faces some pressing challenges

Cuts to federal education budgets are hurting lower-income areas

Test scores between the rich and poor has widened by 40% in 50 years

Higher education is becoming increasingly unaffordable

Almost a third of employers are struggling to fill jobs due to lack of talent

How are we helping to solve this problem?

Across our funds, our Education & Skills investments have been addressing challenges like these by helping to re-engage disaffected young people with education; by encouraging more school leavers into vocational training; by targeting better academic outcomes in underserved areas; by helping to up-skill UK workers; and more.

Our Impact

Since 2002, we have done the following


Previously unemployed students known to be in employment


Learners supported


Qualifications achieved by ar-risk-of-NEET students

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