Our Impact

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A focus on impacts.

The Franklin Foundation for Innovation works to create lasting change in our communities by supporting our public education system. We bring corporations looking to have a broad impact and community-based organizations together to create solutions that impact millions of students annually.

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Number of Students we currently impact.

Our programs and community partners currently operate in PA, NY, NJ, and DE.

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Graduation rates we are working to improve.

We work with educators to end the toxic testing that fails to engage and inspire kids to graduate.

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Avg. rate of childhood poverty we're fighting against.

Poverty affects all aspects of learning. Through our partners, we combat this issue one child at a time.

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Percentage of disconnected youth we are targeting.

We know that improved access to STEAM disciplines can decrease youth disconnection by 50%.

The Work We Do

We align corporate partners looking to have broad impacts on education with the community partners we provide focus and support to; creating deeper and more consistent results to ensure access to a public school education for all of America’s future innovators.

BrightStart Parent's Challenge

Our hallmark program helps parents keep pace with their child's education to enhance positive outcomes. Learn More.

Women in Technology/Science

Our WiSci and WiTech programs aim to increase interest in the sciences and technology for our young women.

National Labs Network (NalaNET)

Our National Labs initiative helps companies meet R&D challenges while helping university students learn and innovate.

Franklin Scholars

The Scholars program gives more than just a scholarship to students, it provides guidance, support, and tools to improve outcomes.

The Franklin Experience

Our signature program combines the real-world expertise of practitioners in STEM disciplines with interested students creating access to opportunity through immersion.

Franklin EduGrants

EduGrants help passionate teachers grow their skill set without growing their debt. Teachers deserve support, we support them.

Franklin Fellows

Franklin Fellows are in-place educators who use real-world experience, rather than research at a desk, to help us shape education policy nationally.

The Franklin Advisors

Franklin Advisors are practitioner mentors who share their experiences and their path with students interested in their chosen fields.