Expect More Arizona


Fiscal Year Funded:
2011

Amount Funded:
$3,000,000

Impact Area:
Innovative Projects

Partner:

Helios Education Foundation's $3 million investment in Expect More Arizona is fueling the growth and sustainability of the organization. The investment will advance Expect More Arizona's efforts to engage more parents, families, students and voters in championing a high quality education for all children and students. These dollars are funding the infrastructure and capacity needed to ensure Expect More Arizona can influence positive change in education for generations to come.

Revisiting Arizona's Latino Education Dilemma-Morrison Institute


Fiscal Year Funded:
2011

Amount Funded:
$50,000

Impact Area:
Innovative Projects

Partner:

This partnership will help put the Latino education gap in the context of social and economic outcomes that will impact neighborhoods and the state as a whole. The project will utilize novel strategies to uncover the influences of neighborhood effects and education policies on long-term achievement.

Arizona SciTech Festival


Fiscal Year Funded:
2011

Amount Funded:
$50,000

Impact Area:
Innovative Projects

Partner:

Helios Education Foundation's funding is helping to support the first annual Arizona SciTech Festival. The series of events, workshops, conversations, exhibitions and debates will showcase how science, technology and innovation will drive every aspect of our communities in the future.

Tampa Bay's Talent Dividend


Fiscal Year Funded:
2011

Amount Funded:
$15,000

Impact Area:
Innovative Projects

Partner:

Helios' support of Tampa Bay's Talent Dividend is helping the Tampa Bay region compete against 50 U.S. cities for the $1 million Talent Dividend Prize awarded by CEOs for Cities. The competition is focused on increasing the number of postsecondary education degrees granted per one thousand population through 2013.