Education for American Civic Life

"The classroom is the best rehearsal space we have for democracy."

Andrew Delbanco
President, The Teagle Foundation

Rutgers University

Rutgers University

$20,000 to Rutgers University-Newark to create courses in the Honors College designed to answer the question: what should students know to be knowledgeable and effective citizens in Newark? 
Longwood University

Longwood University

$100,000 to Longwood University, in partnership with the R.R. Moton Museum, to offer high-level professional development to faculty teaching in the Civitae Core curriculum.
DePaul University

DePaul University

$25,000 to DePaul University to design a college-wide civic education curriculum centered on democratic principles.
Gettysburg College

Gettysburg College

$25,000 to Gettysburg College to create civic literacy across a students' four-year educational experience.
Brandeis University

Brandeis University

$325,000 to Brandeis University to expand the Educational Network for Active Civic Transformation (ENACT) to all 50 states.
University of New Hampshire

University of New Hampshire

$25,000 to University of New Hampshire to pilot a first-year experience on civic literacy for incoming students.