Data Spotlight Awards

Winners Announced

Raise DC is thrilled to fund the Data Spotlight Awards, which shine a light on nonprofit organizations and local education agencies that use education data in innovative and impactful ways to address challenges District youth face, from cradle to career.

Meet the winners:

Click on a winner for more on its smart, scalable data usage.

Each winning organization or LEA received a $10,000 award, thanks to the generous support of the Office of the State Superintendent of Education



Through a rigorous independent judging process, each Data Spotlight application was reviewed in summer 2015 by multiple data and education experts and given a score based on the submission's connection to one of Raise DC's five high-level goals, its innovative use of data, its actionable outcomes, and its potential scalability to other organizations or schools.

The judging panel included 15 members from the following organizations:

Raise DC is grateful to these judges for donating their time and expertise to objectively judge each submission.