Outcomes and Resources

This page provides resources regarding borrowing money, managing debt, and improving decision-making. This is designed to be used as a virtual library to help you stay informed. With its commitment to providing access to higher education for low- and moderate-income students and families, Trellis Foundation stays up-to-date on national and state-wide policies and programs. Demonstrated outcomes driven by data, metrics, and evidence-based programming are core components of Trellis Foundation’s preferred methodologies.

Texas Summit on Postsecondary Access, Affordability & Attainment

Transforming Communities

An introduction to the education and philanthropy communities, highlighting Trellis Foundation’s history, grantee stories, and vision. (2:47)

Highlights from the Trellis Foundation Summit 2018

Trellis Foundation recently brought together a diverse group of leaders to explore solutions for increasing student success. The Texas Summit on Postsecondary Access, Affordability, and Attainment included panelists from the Texas Education Agency, the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, nonprofit organizations, and community colleges, with each panel focused on ideas to produce more college graduates. (4:54)

Keynote Presentation – Rob Kaplan

In a moderated conversation with award-winning journalist Evan Smith, Kaplan will explore the needs, challenges, and opportunities in cultivating college and career-ready students as well as student ready colleges and careers. (41:27)

Tri-Agency Panel Discussion

Discover the changes that high schools, postsecondary institutions, and various employment sectors are making to help Texas stay competitive by providing employers with the qualified talent they need to grow their businesses. (1:00:40)

Higher Education Panel

Learn how different types of institutions across the postsecondary space are approaching access, affordability, and barriers to completion in their efforts to increase educational opportunities for all Texans. (59:30)

Philanthropy Panel

How can we mobilize the work of nonprofits to complement the work of institutions to realize significant change? This panel examines how philanthropy and workforce can partner more effectively. (49:36)

6 Stories of Student Success

What does student success look like? Here are the stories of six remarkable students making the most of their opportunity to pursue a postsecondary degree. (3:34)

Case Studies: Former TG Grantees

Learn about additional case studies of former grantees by visiting the Trellis Foundation YouTube channel.

Research Reports