Voqal Announces New Funding Aimed at Addressing Opportunity Gaps in Education

March 28, 2017 The Voqal Education Venture Fund (EVF) is proud to announce a new round of investments in organizations that are working to close opportunity gaps in education. The EVF made two additional investments in current portfolio companies, Education Modified and Pairin. In addition, it added one new company, Schoolrunner, to its portfolio. The Read More

Voqal Announces New Grant to Oregon Progressive Fund

March 16, 2017 The Voqal Fund is pleased to announce a new grant to Oregon Progressive Fund, an organization working in the Portland area to enhance the community and strengthen social equity. The funding from Voqal will be used to renew, upgrade and maintain Oregon Progressive Fund’s active subscription to the voter file through the Read More

Voqal Announces New Grants to Minnesota Organizations

March 8, 2017 The Voqal Fund is pleased to announce two new grants to organizations working in Minnesota to enhance the community and strengthen social equity. The grants to WIN Minnesota and Voices for Racial Justice reflect Voqal Fund’s commitment to support progressive movements for social change. WIN Minnesota WIN Minnesota is an alliance of Read More

Voices for Racial Justice Advances Racial Equity in Minnesota

February 28, 2017 Voices for Racial Justice advances racial, cultural, social and economic justice in Minnesota through organizer and leadership training, strategic convenings and campaigns, and research and policy tools. It works with communities of color to lead the way toward a more inclusive and equitable Minnesota. It has trained hundreds of organizers who are Read More

Voqal Education: The Importance of Social Emotional Learning

February 14, 2017 The following is the latest post from Voqal Education Venture Fund Director, Vinny Badoloto sharing his thoughts on one way Voqal can help address the opportunity gap. The Voqal Education Venture Fund (EVF) seeks to measurably reduce educational opportunity gaps by investing in school-centered solutions that enhance and enrich the educational experience Read More