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The money our core-funders contribute and raise are pooled into four funds, each having the objective of improving teaching and learning skills.

These funds include:

  • Early Literacy Fund - To train childcare providers and preschool teachers with skills to implement explicit literacy instruction at this critical stage of learning.

  • Orton National Scholarship Fund For Teachers - To provide structured, evidence-based reading instruction training for public school teachers in Grades 1-12.

  • Learning Differences Field Fund - To support activities in the LD Field to maintain, increase, and transfer its expertise to all teachers and students.

  • Exploratory Grants - Make venture grants to nonprofit organizations that need start-up funding, or that are designing new or innovative programs.