Turning on the lights in education development

Welcome to the Center for Education Innovations (CEI)

The new CEI serves as a central knowledge hub for all global education actors, providing a stream of resources, connections, and opportunities. We invite you to explore our brand-new platform! Click on the video to the right for some tips on how to get started.

Join our community by creating a brief profile or claiming and updating your organization’s existing profile.

Join our community by creating a brief profile

Sign up to follow our progress and be notified when the full platform is launched!

Organizations Profiled

Matterfund provides a visual atlas of projects, partnerships, and publications from over 300 organizations. It is open and free to all organizations in education development.

In the News

What people are saying about us

Matterfund is a tremendous opportunity to connect these initiatives to the support that they need and to enable forward-thinking funders to fuel this movement.

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Laura Budzyna & Lauren McKown
IDIN, MIT D-Labs

Those in education can no longer afford to tinker around the edges. Matterfund emerges from our experience working with innovators and governments across the world. We have built it for the innovators, the local actors, funders, and government leaders trying to deliver transformation.

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Sir Michael Barber
Chair, Office for Students UK

At last, a platform that will connect funders to the most promising innovations and unlock achievement for every student...everywhere.

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Michael Horn
Author of "Blended" and "Disrupting Class"

Steering Group & Advisors

Kate James
Kate James
Steering Committee
Chief Corporate Affairs and Global Marketing Officer, Pearson
Dino Varkey
Dino Varkey
Steering Committee
Managing Director, GEMS Education
J. Puckett
J. Puckett
Steering Committee
Managing Director, Boston Consulting Group
Rebecca Winthrop
Rebecca Winthrop
Steering Committee
CUE Director, Brookings Institute
Joel Klein
Joel Klein
Steering Committee
Former Chancellor, New York City Schools
Shiv Khemka
Shiv Khemka
Steering Committee
Chairman, The Global Education and Leadership Foundation
Andreas Schleicher
Andreas Schleicher
Steering Committee
Education Director, OECD
Nathan Martin
Nathan Martin
Interim Lead
ED Strategy, Matterfund
Vicki Phillips
Vicki Phillips
Advisor
Former Dir. Education, Gates Foundation
Andrew Joseph
Andrew Joseph
Advisor
CEO, School by Design
Bella Berns
Bella Berns
Advisor
Board Directors, Lumos Foundation
Jesse Marble
Jesse Marble
Advisor
CMO, Magneti
Paul Kruchoski
Paul Kruchoski
Advisor
Policy Advisor, US Department of State
Rupesh Madlani
Rupesh Madlani
Advisor
CEO, GSCM
Michael Horn
Michael Horn
Consultant
Principal Consultant, Entangled Solutions
Mat Frenz
Mat Frenz
Advisor
Managing Director, Entangled Solutions
Paul Freedman
Paul Freedman
Advisor
CEO, Entangled Ventures
Kyle Cureau
Kyle Cureau
Advisor
CEO, Hakeema

Partners