Making Caring Common collaborates with foundations, corporations, individual donors, schools, districts, non-profits, and others to expand and amplify our research, resources, and reach. Our unique position at the intersection of research, practice, and media engagement enables us to work nimbly and powerfully in range of settings and on a number of topics connected to caring and ethical development.
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Foundations collaborate with Making Caring Common to achieve impact aligned with their values. Examples of Making Caring Common activities supported by foundations include multi-year research initiatives; strategy development, evaluation, and dissemination; major reports, campaigns, and events; and operational expenses, among other activities.
Corporations, corporate foundations, and CSR departments collaborate with Making Caring Common to advance their social mission and goals. Corporate partners have engaged Making Caring Common to advise on national research, reports, and initiatives; develop and administer national programs; develop and disseminate strategies and resources; and host expert convenings, among other activities.
Individual donors support Making Caring Common’s initiatives and operations through their generous gifts. Individual donors receive periodic updates about our work and impact.
Schools and Districts
Schools and districts collaborate with Making Caring Common as part of the Caring Schools Network, the Caring Schools #CommonGood campaign, and the Empathy in Schools Initiative. Schools can also arrange to bring members of the Making Caring Common team to campus for in-person consultations and/or presentations.
Digital + Media
Digital and media partners work with Making Caring Common to ensure their national initiatives have a strong research foundation. Our research and communications experts consult on a wide range of topics and media engagement strategies.
Making Caring Common collaborators have included: The Social and Emotional Development Coalition (SEED), including Ashoka, Cartoon Network, Center for Character and Citizenship at the University of Missouri-St. Louis, Center for the 4th and 5th Rs, SUNY Cortland, Character Education Partnership (CEP), Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning (CASEL), Committee for Children, Common Sense Media, Deborah Temkin, Facing History and Ourselves, Great Schools, Greater Good Science Center, University of California, Berkeley, HEAR (Helping Everyone Achieve Respect), HopeLab, Jessica Berlinski, Adaptive Health Systems, Jubilee Center for Character and Virtues, Maurice J. Elias, Director, Social-Emotional Learning Lab, Rutgers University, Michele Borba, National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS), National School Climate Center, Peace First, PREVNet, The Random Acts of Kindness Foundation, and YMCA of the USA; Hershey; Hasbro; ClassDojo; Middle School Kindness Challenge; Character Day; KIND Foundation; And Then I Go (movie); The BULLY Project; and Project Seatbelt.