Dalio Foundation's Education Pledge To CT

April 8, 2019

Earlier this week, the Ray and Barbara Dalio of Dalio Philanthropies joined Gov. Ned Lamont, legislative leaders, students and others to announce the launch of a partnership for strengthening public education and promoting greater economic opportunity in Connecticut.

The $100 million from Dalio Philanthropies is the largest known philanthropic donation to benefit the state in Connecticut’s history. The partnership is intended to benefit residents of Connecticut’s under-resourced communities, with a specific focus on communities where there is both a high poverty rate and a high concentration of youth (14-24) who are showing signs of disengagement or disconnection from high school.

In an interview for a news story, Representative Walker talked about the Dalio partnership and the complicated issues it raises. For more read the CT Mirror news story,