The Edna McConnell Clark Foundation seeks to transform the life trajectories of vulnerable and economically disadvantaged youth. We make large, long-term investments, frequently partnering with other funders, and promote effective public and private support of nonproﬁts with a potential for growth and compelling evidence that they can help more young people become successful, productive adults.
Grantees in Action
Arianna Gonzalez was about to follow her family’s tradition and drop out of high school when Gateway to College helped her imagine a better future. Now she’s excelling in university classes and at a job. Read Arianna’s story.
EMCF has launched a new venture called PropelNext to help promising nonprofits build their capacity and ability to use data so they can more effectively improve the life prospects of young people.