Supporters

Spark is made possible through the generous support of the following foundations, corporations, organizations and individuals. Thank you for helping to spark bright futures for youth nationwide every day!

$1 million+

Bain & Company**
Michael & Susan Dell Foundation* 
 

$400,000+

Brin Wojcicki Foundation

$200,000+

Lenfest Foundation*
Louis R. Lurie Foundation
Zell Family Foundation*
 

$100,000+

All Points North Foundation*
Cornerstone OnDemand **
Focusing Philanthropy
John & Marcia Goldman Foundation
May and Stanley Smith Charitable Trust*
Rockefeller Foundation
Starcom Mediavest Group**
United Way of Metropolitan Chicago*
 

$50,000+

City of San Francisco Department of Children, Youth & Their Families
David and Lucile Packard Foundation*
The Eisner Foundation
Franklin and Catherine Johnson Foundation*
The Hearst Foundation
John W. Carson Foundation
Paul M. Angell Family Foundation
Peery Foundation
James T. Reese
Rose Hills Foundation*
Steans Family Foundation
United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey *
Virginia Cretella Mars Foundation*
W.M. Keck Foundation
 
 

$25,000+

Amgen Foundation
Anonymous Foundation
Aviv Foundation
Chicago Department of Family and Support Services
Chicago Public Schools Department of Early College and Career Education
Crescent Porter Hale Foundation 
Deloitte
Michael and Holly Depatie
Dwight Stuart Youth Fund
Finnegan Family Foundation
Sarah Friar
Google
Hilarie Koplow-McAdams
KPMG
Los Angeles Dodgers Foundation
Nir Margalit
 
 

$10,000+

Rajit Agrawal
Ahmanson Foundation
Albert Pick, Jr. Fund
Alcoa Foundation*
Anne and Philip Glatfelter III Family Foundation
Annenberg Foundation
Anonymous
Ariel Investments
Ballinger*
Matthew and Kathy Barrett
Bayer USA Foundation
Brinson Foundation
Burke Family Foundation*
Calloway & Associates, Inc. 
Capital Group
CEB
Carol and James Collins Foundation
Chapman and Cutler LLP
Cisco Systems Foundation
Claneil Foundation*
Colonel Stanley R. McNeil Foundation
Deloitte
DeVry Foundation
Madeleine and Dennis Durkin
Laura Fisher
Ford Motor Company
GEM Realty Capital
Goodwin Family Memorial Trust
Google
Grace S. and W. Linton Nelson Foundation
Gregory and EJ Milken
Hanley Foundation
Harman Family Foundation 
Hilda and Preston Davis Foundation
Irvin Stern Foundation
Jeanne and William Barulich Family Foundation
John W. Carson Foundation
 


$5,000+

Aberdeen Charitable Foundation
Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
Allen Hilles Fund
Amgen Foundation
Anne and Philip Glatfelter III Family Foundation
Anonymous Benefactor
Atkinson Foundation
Bank of America Charitable Foundation
Barclays
Brian Berman
Bari Milken-Bernstein and Fred Bernstein
Craig Bloom
Linwood Boomer
Alan Braverman
Kenneth Broad
BTIG
Caballero LLC
The California Endowment
Cancer Treatment Centers of America
Change Happens Foundation
Charles Schwab & Co., Inc.
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Cisco Systems
Criterion Capital Management, LLC
Benjamin Daverman
Deloitte
Donley Foundation
Douglas Emmett
James Evans
Franklin Templeton Investments
Fuserna Foundation
Genentech Foundation
Goldman Sachs & Co
The Gochnauer Foundation
Hamilton Family Foundation
Harvey L. Miller Family Foundation
HBO
Henry E. Niles Foundation
HFS Consultants
Hopper-Dean Foundation

Evelyn and David Hou

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Michael J. Connell Foundation
Milken Family Foundation
Holly Kim Olson and Sean Olson
The Osa Foundation
Patricia Kind Family Foundation*
Polk Bros. Foundation
Pritzker Pucker Family Foundation
Quest Foundation
The Ralph M. Parsons Foundation
SurveyMonkey
Thomas J. Long Foundation
Tyson Foods
University of Pennsylvania
West Monroe Partners
Youth Policy Institute



 

 
 
Keenan & Associates
Lance and Hillary Milken Foundation
Latham & Watkins**
David Leiter
Lisa and Douglas Goldman Fund
Anonymous
Sanjeev Malaney
Malott Family Foundation
Neil Mann
Eitan Melamed
Paul Melchiorre
Morgan Stanley
New Relic **
PepsiCo
Robert Perrin
Pritzker Foundation
PG&E
Ralph and Evelyn Davis Family Foundation
James and Deborah Ramo
Simon Ramo
REAM Foundation
Robert J. and Paula Reynolds
Robertson Foundation
Roth Family Foundation
Samuel S. Fels Fund
Susan Salop
Sho Sato
William Schawbel
United Airlines**
Vistex Endeavors
Wallack Family Foundation
Walter J. and Holly O. Thomson Foundation
West Monroe Partners
WGN Radio 720 Neediest Kids Fund
William C. Bannerman Foundation
William M. King Charitable Foundation

 

 
 
Hulu
Jack and Goldie Wolfe Miller Fund
Deone Jackman
The Joseph and Mercedes McMicking Foundation 
Kenilworth Union Church
Latham & Watkins, LLP
Michael Liberty and Brittany Abass
Lumpkin Family Foundation
Neil Mann
New Relic**
Norman and Sadie Lee Foundation
Ramsay Family Foundation
Robert Matteson
Morton Foundation
Pennoni Associates
Rodney Prezeau
PricewaterhouseCoopers
Ramsay Family Foundation
Joan Chu and David Reese
Remmel Foundation
Scandling Family Foundation
Michael Schlesinger
Scholler Foundation
Shout! Factory
Sidley Austin LLP
Sony Pictures Entertainment
Southern California Edison
Stacey Walker King
Starker Family Foundation
Marta Stein
Subaru of America Foundation
Tengelsen Family Foundation
Time Warner Cable
TJX Foundation, Inc.
Union Bank Foundation
W.P. & H.B. White Foundation
Wallack Family Foundation
Warner Bros.
Western Association of Ladies for the Relief and Employment of the Poor
Western Digital Foundation
Alicia Winckler

 

*Multi-year and **In-kind gifts included.


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Spark inspires 7th, 8th and 9th grade students to succeed in high school and beyond by connecting them with mentors in leading workplaces and supporting their academic journey with skill-building and resources. By engaging working professionals and connecting businesses with local communities, Spark empowers the next generation to perform better in school, graduate on time and lead fulfilling careers and lives.

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