Thank you for your interest in NewSchools Invent, a program designed for new, innovative public schools launching in Fall 2020. We are excited to learn more about you and your idea!

The purpose of this application is to gauge whether your model is aligned with our eligibility requirements and investment criteria by gaining a better understanding of you, your team, and your proposed school model.

The deadline to submit this application is February 5th, 2020 by 11am PT. We will notify teams who are moving forward to the next stage in our process by the end of February. Teams who are invited to the next stage will be asked to prepare a presentation as part of a 75-minute video interview, the details of which is outlined in the document here: Video interviews will take place in March and final decisions will be made by April.

If you have any questions, please email us at

If you have an idea for a new, innovative public school launching in 2021 and beyond and believe that you meet our Invent investment criteria, please share your contact information and ideas with us. 


So you read that we are interested in supporting model providers and want to talk? We're thrilled! Please complete this form by to share your idea. Someone from our team we'll get back to you shortly. 

NewSchools Venture Fund