The moment is now

At Matterlab, changing the world is more than a mantra. We help you measure what matters so you can transform the future.

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Become an undeniable force for change

For nonprofits, schools, and education leaders doing something big, something different, something that matters, we can help. Matterlab exists to reimagine entire systems around equity in education, because incremental progress isn’t enough when the mission is creating better outcomes for all.

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Leading with Equity Impact

Equity Impact is a new approach to codifying, measuring, and scaling your most important work. Matterlab provides the tools to catalyze impact, the content to amplify voices, the partnership to advance your programs, the community to push you further, and the framework to reimagine entire systems for greater equity.

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Resources that give voice to what matters

Must-Haves in 2021 for Sustainable Equity in Summer Camp

Must-Haves in 2021 for Sustainable Equity in Summer Camp

By Briana Mitchell, AF Camp Director, and Makela Elvy, an environmental educator and camp enthusiast – together, the creators of S’more Melanin, a digital destination for resources, historical context, and connectivity for BIPOC in the camp world.

Preparing Teachers to Lead Through Crisis

Preparing Teachers to Lead Through Crisis

By Rea Foster, Executive Director, Teach For America Dallas-Fort Worth | At Teach For America Dallas Fort-Worth, we know that potential is equally distributed among all students. Opportunity, however, is not.

“Why Philanthropy Has A Race Problem”

“Why Philanthropy Has A Race Problem”

Samantha Tweedy is the Chief Partnership and Impact Officer at Robin Hood Foundation and a board member of Matterlab partners Change Summer and Coney Island Prep. Prior to Robin Hood, Samantha was the chief advancement officer of Uncommon Schools, a nonprofit charter...

You have what it takes

We understand that mission statements sometimes sit on the backburner while day-to-day tasks take up your time and energy. Let us help you break the cycle and ignite your opportunities to change the world.

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Igniting real impact across America

Matterlab has helped over 50 education nonprofits meet the urgent need to create more equitable pathways to economic empowerment for all Americans. We’ve worked with each of these organizations to deliver the tools, resources, and support needed to create lasting change.

Searcy Morgan

CEO + Founder

“This is my life’s work – building tools and community around greater equity impact for children and families.”

Teddy Johnson

Consultant

“I’m a Consultant at Matterlab, working directly with partners on a daily basis to increase their equity impact. Matterlab’s mission and values speak to who I am at my core, and when I was hired, I could tell the team was as excited about me as I am about them. We’ve got a lot of work to do – together.”

Jose Moreno

Graphic Designer

“When I design graphics for our partners, I feel like I’m designing for my own community, because I see myself in these kids’ shoes. They deserve the best from their schools – from all of us.”

Career-ready skill development in rural areas

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A teaching force that reflects the students they teach

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Access to an excellent education with low to no debt

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Representation of women in STEM careers

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Summer sleep-away camp that nurtures confidence and independence

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Connect your work to your why.