Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE)

Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE)


The Diana Davis Spencer Foundation is pleased to support the Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE), headquartered in New York City with field offices nation-wide.  NFTE activates the entrepreneurial mindset and builds startup skills in youth from under-resourced communities to ensure their success and create a more vibrant society. The organization trains an expert Entrepreneurial Teacher Corps to deliver NFTE curricula and provide a robust volunteer network of entrepreneurs and successful business people to support classroom activities and student business plan competitions.


86% of NFTE alumni are either employed or furthering their education.

80% of NFTE alumni are either in college or have graduated from college.

1 in 4 NFTE alumni have started at least one business post-NFTE.

NFTE alumni earn 50% more than their peers.