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Classroom Inc

Classroom, Inc.

Classroom, Inc. is a non-profit education firm that engages struggling middle and high school students with an innovative technology-based curriculum that helps them develop the academic skills essential to success in school and the workplace.

Founded: 1992 by Lisa Holton (President)

Classroom, Inc.
  • Program Area

    Education
  • Location of Impact

    United States
  • Headquarters Location

    New York , New York, United States
  • Product Platforms

    Web
  • Budget

    $500,000 to $1,000,000

Classroom, Inc. is a nonprofit that helps students in high-poverty communities develop literacy and leadership skills. By creating digital learning games and curriculum set in the professional world and supporting educators in creating student-centered classrooms, we invite students to take charge of their learning. For 25 years, Classroom, Inc. has worked to engage students in school and help them build essential literacy and leadership skills. The inspiration for the organization was born out of a successful partnership between Morgan Stanley colleagues and Columbia Teacher’s College that resulted in simulation software in which students acted as managers of a business.

Funders and Awards

Aaron and Betty Lee Stern Foundation, Acacia Property Corporation, The Anthony and Christie DeNicola Foundation, Ariel Investments, LLC, The Barker Welfare Foundation, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Booth Ferris Foundation, Bridgemill Foundation, Charina Endowment Fund, The Donnelley Foundation, Ed Uihlein Family Foundation, The Gilder Foundation, Henry E. Niles Foundation, The Hyde and Watson Foundation, JustGive.org, The Marc Haas Foundation, New York Life Foundation, The Pinkerton Foundation, The Sonja Foundation, Tsunami Foundation, TWS Foundation, William Collins Family Foundation