Accelerating Education Innovation and Opportunity for Every Learner

VELA releases new research report

Open for Business:
The Economics of Everyday Entrepreneurs in Unconventional Education

Curious about how unconventional learning environments operate? Our latest research explores the diverse business models that education entrepreneurs are using to launch and sustain their programs.

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