News

November 2022

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Koret Fall Update: Investing in civics education and in Jewish Peoplehood

An educated citizenry is key to a well-functioning democracy. Only through robust civic education can we ensure a stable, democratic future. That’s why Koret launched a $3.7 million Civic Learning Initiative to ensure that K-12 civic education across the Bay Area is engaging, robust and impactful.

July 2022

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Koret Summer Update: Civics Education and Strengthening Bonds with Israel

The Koret Foundation supports organizations that test and advance new and important ideas. To that end, this spring, we launched two new major initiatives: a new $3.8 million Civic Learning Initiative to build student knowledge and support teacher training to promote democracy and combat disinformation, and a $10 million grant to establish a new global collaborative between Tel Aviv University and ANU-Museum of the Jewish People.

June 2022

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San Francisco Bay Area

Koret announces $3.7 Million in Grants to boost civic education across California

The new initiative builds student knowledge and supports teacher training to promote democracy and address disinformation in the Bay Area and beyond

April 2022

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San Francisco Bay Area

Koret Foundation aims to bolster civics education in California

“A new generation educated on the fundamentals of our government is the strongest way to ensure democracy for decades to come,” said Michael Boskin, president of the Koret Foundation, in a press release. Read the full story on the J. Weekly.

July 2019

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Our two new grantmaking initiatives: K-12 Education Innovation Initiative & Veterans Initiative

2020 was a challenging year and clearly not what anyone expected, and yet we have been inspired by the ingenuity and strength of our grantees, who have risen to the occasion and found new and expanded ways of serving the community.