Partnerships and FundersPartnerships and Funders

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KQED partners with educational agencies, organizations with educator networks, and content producers to provide educators around the Bay Area and beyond with classroom resources and professional learning opportunities to make learning relevant to students.

Types of Partnerships

  • Professional Learning: KQED partners with educator professional learning networks and education agencies to support educator use of KQED products and services. We also provide professional learning, outreach, and engagement opportunities to educators within networks. These agencies include school districts, charter networks and other educational organizations and associations.
  • Content Development: KQED leverages the assets of peer education content developers to complement the use of KQED products and services.
  • Distribution: KQED partners with organizations and companies that support and promote KQED educational content through large-scale educator or student distribution platforms.

KQED Professional Learning Services

KQED is proud to partner with schools, districts and county offices of education to provide a safe space for educators to increase civic media literacy skills and competencies and collaborate with other professionals to create a set of best practices for integrating digital media into classrooms. Through school and district implementation, KQED professional learning supports are customized and curated to meet school district goals and objectives.

More information for school and district leaders here.

Interested in Partnering?

If interested in partnering, please contact Almetria Vaba, director of partnerships, at

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About Our Philanthropic Partners

KQED’s education services are funded by generous philanthropic partners committed to elevating diverse youth voices and helping students and educators thrive in 21st-century classrooms. Is your organization interested in supporting our work? Please contact Danielle Horcabas, education grants manager, at to learn more.

Programmatic Partners


100Kin10 826 Valencia Alameda County Office of Education
California Department of Education
Contra Costa County Office of Education
CK- 12
Common Sense Education CUE Data & Society
Described and Captioned Media Program Digital Promise Facing History and Ourselves
East Side High School District Los Angeles Unified School District The Mix at the San Francisco Public Library
Napa County Office of Education National Writing Project Oakland Unified School District
PBS Digital Studios PBS Education  PBS Newshour Student Reporting Labs
Peer Health Exchange Santa Clara County Office of Education
San Francisco Unified School District
San Mateo County Office of Education YouTube

Philanthropic Partners

Corporation for Public Broadcasting Crescent Porter Hale Foundation First Republic Foundation
Gilead Foundation Koret Foundation Stuart Foundation

Members of KQED