The return on investment for early childhood care and education is higher than any other stage of development, yet public spending is lowest for children under the age of three. Given this data, it’s baffling why our nation underinvests in our little ones.
When asked why we believe philanthropy must work closely with government, the reason we give is simple. When it comes to helping American kids and families on a national scale, government is where the money is.
Ballmer Group’s recent grants in the K-12 space are profiled by EdWeek as part of our wide-angle approach to helping kids and families achieve economic mobility.
At Ballmer Group, we are focused on improving economic mobility. To work on this effectively, we need to understand the complex challenges faced by children and families living in poverty.