The Education Funders Networking Group offers members the opportunity to interact and connect with other Virginia funders investing in education in the Commonwealth. Through the Networking Group, members learn, share experiences, build community, create partnerships, and, where appropriate, advocate for policy solutions.

Purpose Statement

The Education Funders Networking Group promotes funders working together toward educational equity across the Commonwealth, from birth through college and career. 


The goals of the Education Funders Networking Group are to:

  • Complete deep dives into segments of the educational continuum, including early childhood education, K-12, and higher education.
  • Offer opportunities for shared advocacy, policy research, and aligned and coordinated funding centered around education.


The Education Funders Networking Group is co-chaired by:

Gary Artybridge | Newport News Shipbuilding

Elliot Haspel | Robins Foundation

Upcoming Events

DEC 1 | Education Funders Networking GroupSession Details Are Still Unfolding

For a full list of events, please visit our events calendar

To learn more about Networking Groups, contact Patte Koval, Director, Member Networking & Learning.