Children deserve better

In the first year of implementing our Strategy 2030, we are proud to announce a record investment of more than CHF 80 million in programs aimed at improving the lives of children through quality education.

In 2021, the Jacobs Foundation:

  • Deployed CHF 30 million to launch the Learning EdTech Impact Fund
  • Developed a Monitoring, Evaluation & Learning framework as a core pillar of our commitment to being a leading learning organization.
  • Launched CERES (Connecting the EdTech Research EcoSystem) to connect global leaders in computer science, psychology, neuroscience, education and educational technology to improve digital technologies for children.
  • Partnered with the Swiss Development Corporation to provide impact-linked financing to education organizations in Sub-Saharan Africa and MENA.
  • Awarded CHF 2 million to the 2021 Klaus J. Jacobs Research Prize recipients for pushing scientific boundaries to improve children’s lives and education.