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Lumina Foundation

Lumina Foundation is an independent, private foundation in Indianapolis that is committed to making opportunities for learning beyond high school available to all. They envision a system that is easy to navigate, delivers fair results and meets the nation’s need for talent through a broad range of credentials. It is the nation’s largest private foundation focused solely on increasing Americans’ success in higher education.

Learn more about Luminas goal Lumina's goal to increase the proportion of Americans with high-quality degrees, certificates and other credentials to 60% by 2025.




California Competes

Since 2010, California Competes’ research, policy briefs, and analyses have identified and honed in on the challenges of California’s higher education system and the actions policymakers must take to address them. California Competes develops nonpartisan and financially pragmatic recommendations for improved policies and practices in California higher education. Opportunity, creativity, enterprise, efficiency, and equity are the lenses through which they serve to guide the state in improving postsecondary education to drive economic growth and build vibrant communities.

California Competes’ “Mind the Gap: Delivering on California’s Promise for Higher Education” presents revised data on what California's degree gap will look like in 2025.

California Competes’ Executive Director Lande Ajose discusses the “Mind the Gap” report.

California Competes issued “Wanted: Social and Economic Mobility for California’s Stranded Workers” to build a profile of the millions of adults who are seeking job advancement in California without a college degree.