On August 30th, the Edital do Instituto Carlyle Brasil (Carlyle Brazil Institute Bid) was closed, made through a partnership with BrazilFoundation, to support civil society organizations that work in the field of education in São Paulo. The Carlyle Institute is an initiative of the Grupo Carlyle (Carlyle Group) workers and supporters – one of the biggest private equity funds in the world – to support initiatives that contribute to educational development in Brazil. 221 projects were received, which are now catalogued and registered. In the next phase, the BrazilFoundation analysts will analyze the received proposals. The Carlyle Institute team will accompany all of the stages of the process until the final selection.