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Cooperation Program with Local School Districts

Resource type: Grants

Granted to Cornell University – Education and the Community


To establish a program of cooperation between Cornell and 3 neighboring school districts. The primary goal was to establish a mechanism for interaction between the University and local public schools with the goal of improving educational opportunity in the sciences and mathematics as well as in the humanities and foreign languages. This mechanism was to broaden the educational horizons of the students and provide additional resources for the teachers without further burdening the districts’ budgets.

Grant Amount


Year Awarded



12 Months

Related Resources


Higher Education

Global Impact:

United States

Historical Programme Affiliations:

Higher Education

Foundation Center Themes:

Educational Management, Universities, Mathematics

Foundation Center Approaches:

Nonprofit Collaboration