Accelerating Education Innovation and Opportunity for Every Learner

VELA releases new research report

Classrooms Anywhere:
Insights from Community-driven Education Models

In 2021, VELA conducted a survey of hundreds of recent Micro grant recipients to explore their values, their desired impact, and the resources needed to continue providing programs that meet their learners’ and families’ needs.

VELA Education Fund supports everyday entrepreneurs who are boldly reimagining education.


We support everyday entrepreneurs.

Investing in people who are building custom solutions to meet children’s needs.


We accelerate adoption.

Increasing the reach of models that redefine how, when, and where learning takes place.


We increase awareness.

Making it easier for all families to access options that best reflect their values.



Get Inspired: Stories of Our Grant Recipients