Our Mission

The Innovation Fund Foundation exists to improve student achievement in Georgia by funding innovative partnerships to redesign public education.

Our Vision

Georgia will be known as the state where innovators partner and invest to transform the educational experience so that all students have the opportunity to thrive as engaged citizens.

why we exist

The Innovation Fund Foundation, Inc. supports the work of the Governor’s Office of Student Achievement in planning, implementing or scaling innovative education programs. The Governor's Office of Student Achievement oversees and administers the Innovation Fund, which invests in innovative programs focused on the following priority areas:

  • Applied Learning with a Focus on STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics) Education,
  • Birth to Age Eight Language and Literacy,
  • Blended and Personalized Learning, and
  • Teacher and Leader Development for High-Need Schools.

The Innovation Fund Foundation, Inc. will support the Innovation Fund's work as well as the Governor’s Honors Program (GHP), a statewide residential summer program for gifted and talented high school students.