Media Coverage

Coverage of All Hands Raised and its work.

Baby Steps: Off to a Good Start (PDX Parent, August 24, 2017)

Posted on August 24, 2017 in Media Coverage

By Catherine Ryan Gregory Read the story below and here. I don’t think I’m alone when I say that lately, I’ve felt more afraid than I ever have — afraid for people who are less privileged than I am, afraid for my family, afraid for what the…

Fundraising Fairness (District Administration, September 2017)

Posted on August 21, 2017 in Media Coverage

By Abby Spegman Read the story below and here. Overcome equity concerns when budget cuts mobilize parents to raise money The PTA at an elementary school on New York’s Upper East Side raised nearly $1 million in one school year—about $1,260 per…

Case Study: Portland Public Schools Foundation (, April 20, 2016)

Posted on April 28, 2016 in Media Coverage

By Miranda Hansen Read the blog post below and here.   Last year Portland Public Schools parents raised over 3 million dollars through fundraisers. Considering these are dollars raised by numerous volunteer hours and unquantifiable energy…

Local Education is Transforming (Portland Monthly, January 15, 2015)

Posted on January 28, 2016 in Media Coverage

This February’s Education issue of Portland Monthly highlighted two key work areas and the shared progress of the All Hands Raised Partnership around K-12 attendance and college access. We are bringing together partners, like Principal Andrea…

All Hands Raised for childhood education (Portland Business Journal, October 9, 2015)

Posted on October 13, 2015 in Media Coverage

The 2015 Portland Business Journal Corporate Philanthropy featured a column from All Hands Raised CEO Dan Ryan

Bank of America Charitable Foundation Awards $355,000 in Grants to Portland-Area Nonprofits Advancing Workforce Development & Education (The Oregonian, June 12, 2015)

Posted on June 18, 2015 in Media Coverage

By Bank of America – Oregon & SW Washington Read the story below and here. PORTLAND, OR. – The Bank of America Charitable Foundation today announced $355,000 in grants to 24 nonprofits focused on providing access to workforce development…

Who’s Getting Grants From This New Fund For Collective Impact in K-12? (Inside Philanthropy, June 16, 2015)

Posted on June 17, 2015 in Media Coverage

By Kiersten Marek Read the story below and here.   Back in April, we wrote about StriveTogether and its efforts to bring collective impact funding to education reform. Recently, through the Cradle to Career Accelerator Fund, StriveTogether…

Gresham Outlook Shines a Light on Partnership’s Attendance Work

Posted on May 15, 2015 in Media Coverage

DHS caseworkers keep school desks filled (The Gresham Outlook, May 15, 2015) By Teresa Carson Read the story below and here. A Gresham mom and her daughter recently fled domestic violence, leaving everything behind at their home and finding safety…

OPB Highlights Work of PPS Parents to Raise Funds, Fill Gaps

Posted on May 15, 2015 in CEO Updates, Media Coverage, PPS Foundation Updates

Dear PPS Friends – Earlier this week, Oregon Public Broadcasting (OPB) ran a two-part series on parent-led fundraising in PPS schools. These stories were inclusive of all sources of parent-raised funds, but specifically highlighted the good…

All Hands Raised Partnership Recieves 2014 Light a Fire Award

Posted on October 24, 2014 in Media Coverage

Earlier this week Portland Monthly Magazine held its 10th annual Light a Fire Awards gala where the All Hands Raised Partnership was honored as its 2014 Game Changing Project. During the event, this brief video that the magazine produced about the…