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Friends Zaia and Esme sold homemade popsicles at the Acton Children’s Business Fair of Washington, DC.

Friends Zaia and Esme sold homemade popsicles at the Acton Children’s Business Fair of Washington, DC.

When you support Acton Academy Foundation, you are joining a visionary community of entrepreneurs, foundations, and philanthropists. We are on a journey to rethink school. Acton empowers students to be the agents and primary drivers of their learning, the entrepreneurs of their education and life calling.

Acton Academy’s investment thesis is that the power of entrepreneurship—by delivering superior results and driving down the price of education—is the fastest way to deliver an exit option from traditional schools to millions of families looking for something better for their children.

Ways to Give to Acton

You can give online, or you can mail your donation, send a foundation grant, give stock, or have your business sponsor the Acton Children’s Business Fair. Please click the buttons below for more information.

Benefits of Sponsorship

Acton Sponsors receive quarterly newsletters about the exciting things happening in the Acton network, get invitations to special events like the Acton Children’s Business Fair, meet Acton entrepreneurs at the Acton Summer Seminar, and more.

Tax-Deductible Sponsorships

Acton Academy Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. Contributions to Acton are tax deductible to the fullest extent of the law. You can find Acton’s IRS 501(c)3 letter here. Acton’s tax ID number is 47-4108671.

Acton Press and Praise


“Forget show and tell: These young entrepreneurs aim to show and sell.”

The Washington Post, May 30, 2017

“Acton Academy is one of the most important education developments in the world.”

—Tom Vander Ark, CEO of Getting Smart, former executive director of education for the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

“Montessori meets Silicon Valley”

Reason Magazine, January 26, 2018

Thank you for your support!

Thank you for being part of the Acton community of innovators, entrepreneurs, and supporters! If you have questions or would like additional information, please don’t hesitate to reach out to David Kirby at or 202.255.2503.

All the best,

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David Kirby & Nicole Spencer
Cofounders and Parents