Quill is grateful to these organizations for their partnership and support.
April 2014 – The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation supported Quill through the Literacy Courseware Challenge, a competition built to address the lack of high-quality literacy tools for K-12 schools. Quill received the seed funding needed to launch its initial product.
Feburary 2015 – LearnLaunch supported Quill as the first nonprofit accepted into its EdTech accelerator program. Quill worked with the LearnLaunch executive team to launch its paid service for schools and districts, Quill Premium.
May 2015 – Quill participated in AT&T’s first cohort of the Aspire Accelerator, a program that connected Quill with policymakers and leaders in the education space. AT&T’s support has enabled Quill to build a mobile application for low-income students, launching in Spring 2017.
January 2016 – The Edwin Gould Foundation is supporting Quill through a multi-year grant to expand its suite of writing tools and scale its service. As a member of the EGF accelerator, Quill is provided with all its costs related to office and meeting space, as well as back-office support and an array of management consulting services. Read Quill’s press release announcing the partnership.
May 2017 – The Heckscher Foundation for Children is supporting Quill to conduct a major research study during the 2017-2018 school year. The independent evaluation is being conducted by a research team from the University of Nebraska.