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​Better Way Highlights the Innovative Support of its Networks at International Conference
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​Better Way Highlights the Innovative Support of its Networks at International Conference

At Better Way Foundation, we work with non-profit partners to create networks of nurturing support for young children as they grow and develop. We recently shared the benefits of these networks with more than 400 advocates for children from more than 40 countries at the Association for Childhood Education International’s (ACEI) Global Summit on Childhood...

Better Way Joins International Education Funders Group
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Better Way Joins International Education Funders Group

In February, Better Way Foundation joined the International Education Funders Group—a network of 98 donors supporting education in the Global South. Membership gives the Foundation new opportunities to learn from and with its peers, share information from our work and explore collaboration and potential alliances to increase our impact. ​We are especially excited to engage...

Early Childhood and the Global Goals
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Early Childhood and the Global Goals

Better Way Foundation is currently developing its new global program strategy which will focus on supporting system-based approaches to advancing early childhood development. As we craft our strategy, we are heartened to see the new Global Goals—also called the Sustainable Development Goals—have set an important early childhood development target, toward which our partners’ work will...

Sign up for the Better Way Newsletter
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Sign up for the Better Way Newsletter

​To share news from Better Way Foundation and our partners, we created a monthly newsletter titled Impact Updates. This platform will help us raise the profile of our grantees, communicate our strategies and celebrate progress. We look forward to sharing regular updates from the Foundation and our partners. The first newsletter shared highlights from 2015,...

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Merry Christmas and Season’s Greetings from Better Way

In 2015, Better Way Foundation invested in innovative approaches, established new networks and advanced evaluation to measure impact. Below are highlights from these important priority areas. We are humbled by the opportunity to fund locally-driven solutions and look forward to the promise of continued collaboration in 2016. Served Children In Lesotho, the first phase of the Catholic...

Better Way Partner City Expands to Minneapolis and St. Paul
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Better Way Partner City Expands to Minneapolis and St. Paul

This year, City Connects, a model of student support pioneered for young children in Boston’s Catholic schools through Better Way funding, received approval for expansion to the Twin Cities through GHR Foundation. This will bring intervention to more than five Catholic schools in the Minneapolis-St. Paul area over the next three years. ​A program of Boston College,...

Visit to Arizona Catholic Indian Mission Schools
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Visit to Arizona Catholic Indian Mission Schools

Better Way Foundation’s American Indian Catholic Mission Schools Program funds a network of schools focused on providing an excellent Catholic, faith-based education while honoring and promoting the cultural identity of each school’s students. The Foundation’s efforts enhance networks, strengthen teaching practices and improve student success. Better Way staff and board members recently visited two of...

Updates from the Mission School Conference
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Updates from the Mission School Conference

Recently, the Better Way-funded American Indian Catholic Schools Network hosted its first annual Professional Development Initiative Conference. The conference brought together approximately 50 participants and speakers to create a forum for the exchange of ideas and sharing of successes and challenges unique to the Native American mission school setting. Participants included teachers, administrators and school...

The American Indian Catholic Schools Network Launches New Communication Platform
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The American Indian Catholic Schools Network Launches New Communication Platform

Better Way Foundation’s American Indian Catholic Mission Schools Program funds a network of mission schools to help youth successfully complete high school and enroll in post-secondary programs. The Foundation’s efforts enhance networks, strengthen teaching practices and improve student success. The Network recently launched a new website, available at www.aicsnetwork.org, to function as a vehicle for...

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