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Initiative Grantee Date Amount City State
Public Understanding & Demand Frame Works Institute
FrameWorks Institute
FrameWorks Institute works to advance the nonprofit sector's communications capacity by identifying, translating, and modeling relevant scholarly research for framing the public discourse about social problems.

Project Description
FrameWorks provided one briefing in Massachusetts and a webinar for the San Francisco Grant Makers in Education Innovation Group. These briefings were designed to introduce the approach to Strategic Frame Analysis and the findings and recommendations from the research on reframing education.
5/7/2010 $10,000 Washington DC
Public Understanding & Demand Frame Works Institute
FrameWorks Institute
FrameWorks Institute works to advance the nonprofit sector's communications capacity by identifying, translating, and modeling relevant scholarly research for framing the public discourse about social problems.

Project Description
FrameWorks provided messaging guidance to the Maine Coalition as they lauched a public will campaign on education reform.
4/22/2010 $6,000 Washington DC
State-Level Systems Change Council of the Chief State School Officers
Council of the Chief State School Officers
Council of the Chief State School Officers (CCSSO) is a nonpartisan, nationwide organization of public officials who head departments of elementary and secondary education. CCSSO provides leadership, advocacy, and technical assistance on major educational issues.

Project Description
CCSSO facilitated the federal grant application development for the Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium. The Consortium was to develop curriculum frameworks, create a digital curriculum and assessment library, and develop state and local assessments that address 21st century learning.
4/21/2010 $125,000 Washington DC