EIN 47-4045034

Propel Education

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Ed Farm equips educators with innovative tools and strategies to support active learning in K-12 schools and communities.
Also known as...
Ed Farm; Education Farm; Tech Alabama; Tech Alabama
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Program areas at Propel Education

K-12 educational support: teacher fellows program: school district leaders and administrators partner with Ed Farm to identify educators who are passionate about innovative teaching and learning. These educators form an annual cohort known as "teacher fellowsed Farm equips them with innovative resources and teaching strategies that support active learning for all students. Teacher fellows also collaborate with one another and provide professional learning experiences for other teachers in their schools and districts. Student fellows program: middle and high school students participate in year-long, challenge-based learning experiences designed to solve real community problems. At the beginning of each experience, community leaders identify a challenge and invite student fellows to solve it during the school year. Students work together to investigate the challenge, build digital skills and create actionable solutions. Student fellows present their solutions to the community at the end of the year.
Propel: propel center is in the planning phases. It is a physical and virtual campus to provide historically black colleges and universities (hbcu) with shared services to support their work of preparing leaders who improve our world. Via a physical campus and digital learning tools, students from all 101 hbcus will connect with the brightest minds in the world, be given global opportunities and develop into civic-minded leaders and entrepreneurs. In 2021, propel awarded $3m in impact grants to hbcus for projects that provide student career experiences, aligned to real product development and research, with industry professionals, hbcu faculty fellows and non-profit partners.
Community digital skills grants: funds 'kids coding'birmingham can code' programs which encourage, inspire and ignite children and adults to discover and explore technology, learn to code and pursue stem careers. Grants serve to help Ed Farm achieve its goals of expanding the region's technology ecosystem. Pathways: free courses for adult learners that teaches digital skills, app coding, employability skills and post-secondary credential attainment.

Grants made by Propel Education

GranteeGrant descriptionAmount
Prairie View A&m FoundationProgram Support$200,000
Bishop State Community College FoundationProgram Support$200,000
University of DC FoundationProgram Support$200,000
...and 27 more grants made totalling $6,000,000

Who funds Propel Education

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
The United Way of Central MarylandDesignated and Or Granted in Support of Agency Programs$30,000
Alabama Power FoundationGeneral/operating$10,000

Personnel at Propel Education

L Waymond JacksonChief Executive Officer
Lisa DoyleVice President , Finance$0
Julie Sills-MolockVice President of Development$184,028
Beth SandersVice President of Learning$104,534
Juanita ReynoldsSenior Vice President - Education Partnership$107,396
...and 8 more key personnel

Financials for Propel Education

RevenuesFYE 06/2022
Total grants, contributions, etc.$43,258,723
Program services$541,629
Investment income and dividends$14,778
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$0
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$691,780
Total revenues$43,965,281

Form 990s for Propel Education

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2022-062023-05-12990View PDF
2021-122023-10-04990View PDF
2021-122022-11-15990View PDF
2020-122021-12-02990View PDF
2019-122021-04-02990View PDF

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Data update history
July 24, 2023
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2021
July 10, 2023
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2022
July 6, 2023
Updated personnel
Identified 8 new personnel
June 29, 2023
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2020
June 29, 2023
Used new vendors
Identified 1 new vendor, including
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General information
1914 4th Ave N Suite 200
Birmingham, AL 35203
Metro area
Birmingham-Hoover, AL
Website URL
(205) 547-1800
IRS details
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Form 990
Year formed
Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
NTEE code, primary
B90: Educational Services
NAICS code, primary
611710: Educational Support Services
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