There is no silver bullet for getting our Dell Scholars – and students like them – to and through college. But with actionable data, the right interventions, fewer service gaps and student relationships, we are moving the needle for these students.  Link

Know your students

GradSnapp was created by practitioners for practitioners. It was designed to save you time and get more of your students across the college graduation finish line. Our advice? Try it.  Link


Breaking the cycle of poverty in India often means taking the road less travelled – trying new solutions that others deem “too risky.” With over 50 investments, we’ve watched countless families find their way out of poverty. Here are some lessons we’ve learned.  Link


Data interoperability is the seamless, secure, and controlled exchange of data between applications. It lays the foundation for innovation and helps enable great classroom instruction. Read how data interoperability gives teachers the information they need at their fingertips to make real-time decisions on behalf of their students.  Link


Entrance exams are an integral part of the selection process for jobs and colleges in India. So, how can we ensure students from all backgrounds can perform well? We’re committed to leveling the field by investing in innovative solutions. Read more about how we’re driving this work forward.

We are committed to improving student performance and increasing access to quality education so that children and adolescents around the globe have improved opportunities for success.

One of our founders’ original goals for the foundation was to ensure that disadvantaged students have the same opportunity to get to and graduate from college or university.

Financial stability can help families break the cycle of poverty and ensure better health and education for their children.

Our goal is to improve the health and wellness of all children while building demand for healthy options.

Grants & impact investing

Working with innovative organizations around the globe, we seek to identify, test, refine and grow non-obvious solutions to big, obvious problems. Since 1999, we have committed $1.32 billion to non-profits and social enterprises in the United States, India and South Africa.

We believe that through this work, we can transform the lives of children living in urban poverty today and improve the future for every generation.

This chart is updated quarterly and is based on funds committed from 1999 to date.