About Strada Education Network
Strada Education Network® is a national 501(c)(3) nonprofit dedicated to improving lives by catalyzing more direct and promising pathways between education and employment.
We engage partners across education, nonprofits, business and government to focus relentlessly on students’ success throughout all phases of their working lives. Together, we address critical college to career challenges through strategic philanthropy, research and insights, and mission-aligned affiliates — all focused on advancing the universal right to realized potential we call Completion With a Purpose®.
Strategic philanthropy. Since 2014, Strada has advanced its mission impact through $100 million in philanthropic grants and partnerships, yielding innovative approaches to enhance and scale student success models and strengthen education to employment pathways. Our Theories of Change and priorities focus on the key phases of the student life cycle: education and career planning; student success and support; and career and workforce transitions.
Research and insights. We commission and support research that offers insights to inform higher education and workforce development policies and practices. Our groundbreaking partnership with Gallup is creating the largest set of education consumer insights in the nation.
Innovative solutions. We support a growing network of mission-aligned affiliates that provide innovative solutions and services to improve student outcomes and facilitate successful career transitions.
Together, we are united to strengthen America’s pathways between education and employment.