Lumina Foundation is seeking to work with states, higher education systems, and groups of colleges and universities ready to transform how potential students apply, enroll, and access their institutions.
Sept. 14, 2023
Lumina Foundation is an independent, private foundation committed to making opportunities for learning beyond high school available to all. We envision a system that is easy to navigate, delivers fair results, and meets the nation’s need for talent through a broad range of credentials. Our goal is to prepare people for informed citizenship and success…
March 13, 2023
Dual enrollment is a powerful acceleration strategy for college completion. Students who participate in high-quality dual enrollment while in high school are more likely to graduate, enter college, and persist in college to completion than their peers who don’t, according to multiple studies.
May 9, 2022
This message manual contains research-based language and guidance for anyone communicating about racial equity in education after high school.
June 25, 2021
Lumina Foundation believes communication has the power to multiply the effects of grantmaking by sharing data that can drive change. The foundation’s communications team wants to aid our partners by supporting dissemination of lessons from projects.
Dec. 14, 2020
As communicators, our power lies in storytelling. We choose the narratives, messengers, words, and images that persuade people to change their minds or take action. With that power comes a responsibility to resist perpetuating racist systems and to do better. Or, as we say, do good.
March 25, 2020
The Lumina Impact Ventures brand guidelines are meant to help anyone who needs to apply the LIV sub-brand to future materials and related web presentations. A PowerPoint template is available that includes all the elements built out using the LIV brand colors, including title slides, dividers, and tables.
Jan. 8, 2020
The promise of American opportunity has always been in sharp contrast with our nation’s legacy of racial discrimination and oppression. At Lumina Foundation, we pursue racial equity and its foundation of diversity and inclusion to combat systemic patterns of racism that foster injustice.
June 15, 2019
A concise collection of DEI resources, highlighting areas where many grantmakers often use consultant support.
Dec. 3, 2008
Communications plans for philanthropies that support higher education often begin with news releases and end with the annual report. But simply creating content doesn’t guarantee your work will meet your organization’s needs.