We help young people discoverthat already exists within them all.
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The Charter School Growth Fund
The Charter School Growth Fund identifies the country’s best charter schools, funds their expansion, and helps to increase their impact. The fund makes multi-year investments into education entrepreneurs in the charter school space.
The CAFE partners with and/or advises organizations to provide financial support and guidance to increase their ability to deliver long-term, impactful programming.
Cleveland Avenue is where it all began for our founders, Don and Liz Thompson. They grew up on the near north Chicago street of that name, Liz in the Cabrini Green housing complex and Don just four blocks north.