Project Profiles

Verizon Thinkfinity


The Verizon Foundation had a goal to make a difference in the lives of students, teachers, families, and the communities in which they live and work. To do this, they supported the creation of quality educational programs and resources that enabled educators to quickly and easily find information needed to improve student achievement. Through, the foundation provided educators with outstanding, free online educational resources and professional development to help improve student learning and achievement. was a comprehensive program and online portal to thousands of standards-based, grade-specific K–12 lesson plans, student materials, and other educational resources created in partnership with leading educational organizations. The program combined outstanding content with comprehensive professional development and an online community site.

We provided support for Thinkfinity from 2000–2011, including an outreach management team of coordinators to facilitate the rollout of the Thinkfinity program to educators in all 50 states and the District of Columbia. In addition, we handled logistics for training sessions, supported measurement and reporting on the program, initiated a monthly newsletter, and provided customer service for all of the program’s participants.