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EFP is a chartered "B Corporation," a designation of distinction for companies that use the power of business to solve social and environmental problems. EFP passed rigorous requirements for certification that ensures districts and sponsors of its social commitment. Read more
In today’s economic environment where education funding is stretched like never before, Education Funding Partners sees unprecedented opportunity for Fortune 500 brands to provide sustainable funding to school districts while enhancing their reputations, preparing children to compete in an increasingly global economy, investing in tomorrow’s leaders to ensure future economic leadership and reaching the next generation of consumers.
Education Funding Partners’ Evolved Thinking White Paper Series takes an in-depth look at the economic situation and education challenges faced and address how brands can do well by doing good.
White Paper #3: The Case for Corporate Marketing Investments in Public Education to Grow Minds and Mindshare
Release Date: September 2012
Many Americans today are looking at the economy through a new lens and redefining themselves as consumers. Research reveals that consumers will switch brands and even pay more for a product attached to a good cause. This white paper examines the evolution of Cause Marketing and shares how companies who make an authentic commitment to a good cause can reflect their core values and reinforce their brand identities.
White Paper #2: Education's Perfect Storm Hits Students, Parents and Communities: Innovative Financing Sources Offer a Brighter Future
Release Date: July 2012
Epic budget cuts to the U.S. public school system have created a ripple effect through society that goes far beyond slashing budget line items. The paper focuses on the immediate impacts to American families, employers and students as well as the ramifications of future funding cuts. It also defines an opportunity for leading corporations to channel marketing funds and philanthropic dollars into education sponsorship initiatives.
White Paper #1: How to Put Brands to Work for Public Education
Release Date: May 2012
We've reached an inflection point in US public education with an unprecedented budget crisis. Leading companies have an outstanding opportunity to shape the future of their workforces and enhance public school education through programmatic sponsorships. This white paper addresses the role of responsible brands in supporting education.