We support rigorous, inspired learning environments for young people to put their education into action. Our investments along a continuum from birth through high school aim to elevate the field of education and improve life outcomes for all children.
Vroom was born out of a need for creative tools and materials that inspire families to turn everyday moments into brain building moments. It was developed with thoughtful input from parents, early childhood experts, neuroscientists, and community leaders.Launched in 2005, our Bezos Scholars Program @ the Aspen Institute is a collaboration with the Aspen Institute that cultivates the next generation of leaders. It is a leadership development opportunity and all-expenses-paid scholarship open to public high school juniors and educators. The 2015 application is now open.
Students Rebuild is a collaborative program of the Bezos Family Foundation that inspires young people worldwide to connect, learn and take action on critical global issues. Our current Literacy Challenge, in partnership with Save the Children and Global Nomads Group, will help to improve youth reading and writing skills around the world.The Aspen Challenge, a program of the Aspen Institute in partnership with the foundation, provides tools for young people to design and present solutions for critical problems in our world. It provides students with the opportunity to develop leadership skills, collaborate with peers and engage with global visionaries.