KIPP SoCal Receives $11 Million Donation from Philanthropist MacKenzie Scott

KIPP SoCal Receives $11 Million Donation from Philanthropist MacKenzie Scott


Los Angeles, CA — November 14, 2022 — KIPP SoCal Public Schools is thrilled to announce that we have received an $11 million donation from philanthropist MacKenzie Scott. KIPP SoCal CEO Angella Martinez shared, “This donation came as a beautiful surprise. At KIPP SoCal, we believe that our students are our world’s future leaders, and receiving this gift brings so much joy and pride to our community. There are no words to express the gratitude we feel for such a generous donation and its recognition of the hard work our team, children, and families show every day.”  

KIPP SoCal is an award-winning public school network educating more than 10,000 students and supporting over 6,800 alumni. This generous donation from Ms. Scott will allow KIPP SoCal to continue preparing students with the skills and confidence to pursue the paths they choose – college, career, and beyond – so they can lead fulfilling lives and create a more just world.

KIPP SoCal Public Schools is a nonprofit organization that operates 24 tuition-free, open-enrollment charter public schools committed to fostering joyful and academically excellent schools.

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