Donors & Partners

Donors and Partners: We are deeply grateful for the support of the following like-minded organizations, corporations, individuals and foundations to serve more low-income youth annually than any other education and travel organization in the United States.

Donors and Partners – Funding Partners

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United Airlines

United Airlines invests in the communities where our customers live and work. The company utilizes its employees, planes and network to break down barriers and promote inclusion, and help future generations find value in our differences to make positive social change.

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IES Abroad

Since 1950, IES Abroad has provided study abroad and internship programs to more than 130,000 students. A not-for-profit, IES Abroad is the exclusive college study abroad partner of Global Glimpse; the organization is comprised of Customized Programs, IES Internships, and the Study Abroad Foundation (SAF).  In total, IES Abroad offers more than 350 programs worldwide in Africa, Asia Pacific, Europe, Latin America, and North America for college students, and serves more than 500 top-ranked universities.  Learn more at

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The Heckscher Foundation for Children

The Heckscher Foundation was founded in 1921 to promote the welfare of children in New York and elsewhere throughout the United States. Today, it provides grants to youth-serving organizations in the fields of education, family services, child welfare, health, arts and recreation.

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The Charles Hayden Foundation 

The Charles Hayden Foundation seeks to promote the mental, moral and physical development of children and youth ages five to eighteen in the metropolitan area of New York and the City of Boston. Their focus is on those institutions and programs serving youth most at risk of not reaching their full potential, especially youth in low-income communities.

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Edwin Gould Foundation 

The Foundation, which was established in New York City in 1923, incubates and invests in innovative organizations that get low income kids to and through college. We believe ability, motivation and grit should determine who succeeds in college–not zip code.

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Butler Foundation

The mission of the J.E. & Z.B. Butler Foundation is to support life-enhancing opportunities for at-risk and underserved individuals and families through partnerships with community-based organizations.

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The Pinkerton Foundation 

Pinkerton is dedicated to improving the lives of young people in poor neighborhoods throughout New York City by helping them develop the skills, self-reliance and strong values necessary to live up to their full potential.

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SH Cowell Foundation 

The S.H. Cowell Foundation works to improve the lives of children living in poverty in Northern and Central California by providing support to strengthen families and communities.

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William and Flora Hewlett Foundation

Making grants to solve social and environmental problems at home and around the world.


Thanks to the support of thousands of donors and community partners, we have raised and awarded over $7M in travel scholarships for students participating in the Global Glimpse program!

Platinum Sponsor

United Airlines

World Champions
$50,000 – $200,000

Delanie and Peter Read
The Charles Hayden Foundation
The Heckscher Foundation for Children
H Partners Management
Usman Nabi
William and Flora Hewlett Foundation

Community Leaders
$10,000 – $49,999

Betty & Jack Schafer
Booz Allen and Company
Butler Foundation
Cantor Fitzgerald Relief Fund
Chamberlin Foundation
Cleo Foundation
Douglas Hardman
Edwin Gould Foundation
Erol Tamer
General Electric Foundation
Goldman Sachs
Heckscher Foundation for Children
IES Abroad
J.E. and Z.B. Butler Foundation
Leo M. Shortino Family Foundation
Martino Family Foundation
May & Stanley Smith Charitable Trust
Munib Islam
Nat Klipper
Noah Yosha
Pinkerton Foundation
Quest Foundation
Sakeena Hasan
S.H. Cowell Foundation
Shinnyo-en Foundation
Staple Street Capital
Tressa Johnson

Social Innovators
$2,500 – $9,999

Abbas Hasan
Aisha Taylor
Andy Burghardt
Antoine and Emily Van Agtmael
Arif Inayatullah
Arik Ruchim
Avi Horev
The Barry and Wendy Meyer Charitable Foundation
Brian Cassidy
Carrie Berg
Cary McClelland
CBRE Group, Inc.
The Community Foundation San Luis Obispo County
Deborah Barron
Elaine Ulman and David Pesuit
Goldman Sachs
Hootan and Steve Owens
Jennifer Ogden-Reese
Jules Hough
Karla Martin
Kendra Commander
Khori Whittaker
Krishna Kosuri
Kristy Hull
Marisa V. Arredondo
Michael Beyer
Michelle Patrick
Mike Joo
Munib Islam
Muriel Brown
Samantha Zinober
The Schager Family Philanthropic Fund
Scott Earthy
Scott and Samantha Zinober
S.D. Trombetta Foundation
Shinyo-en Foundation
Susan Damplo
Vince Mellet
Whitney Fishman

Global Citizens
$1,000 – $2,499

Adam Bellin
Alexander Chalfin
Alexandra Serra
Alli Rashid
Ambreen Shah
Amy Gussack
Anh Nguyen-Dang
Ash Notaney
Belinda Lee
Bradley Farber
Brano Perkovich
Brian Cassidy
C.C. Ciafone
Chad Gholson
Charles Sasser
David Kunz
Dede Barsotti
Deena ElMaghrabi
Hans Helmers
Husayn Hasan
Ivan Juliao
James Pesuit
Jarred Kessler
Jen Ishimoto
Jennifer Lee
John Greeley
Julie Redfern
Kabir Sethi
Kevin Berg
Krishnan Shah Family Foundation
Kyle Michael Landig
Lea Cheung-Ah-Seung
Lisa Gussack
Little Wings Foundation
The Martin Granddaughter Fund
Mary Bachrach
Morgan Stanley
Nancy Norton
Oliver Rothauser
Party Corps
Paul Byrne
Pete and Sally Masucci
Peter Pollack
Robert Baruc
Scott Earthy
Silicon Valley Bank Foundation
Tes Cohen
Tiffany Chow
Timothy Dempsey
Tom and RaeAnne Pae
Vince Mellet

Program Partners

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Summer Search

Summer Search is dedicated to helping low-income youth build the confidence, character and skills needed to complete college and achieve their full potential.

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SEO Scholars

The SEO Scholars Program is a year-round, out-of-school, academically rigorous program that prepares motivated urban public high school students to earn.

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Schuler Scholars

The Schuler Scholar Program (SSP) prepares under-resourced, high potential students to succeed at the most competitive private colleges and universities.

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Global Citizen Year

Global Citizen Year is a premier global bridge year program designed to unleash the potential of the next generation of young Americans as authentic leaders and effective agents of change.

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wikiHow’s mission is to teach every person in the world how to do anything. We produce friendly, accessible how-to guides to empower readers to improve their lives and achieve their goals. wikiHow is translated into 17 different languages, and read in nearly every country in the world.

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World Savvy: Curriculum Development Partner

World Savvy educates and engages youth in community and world affairs, to learn, work and thrive as responsible global citizens in the 21st century.

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Amigos de las Américas

Amigos de las Américas inspires and builds young leaders through collaborative community development and immersion in cross-cultural experiences..

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STA Travel

STA Travel is a global travel specialist with 30 years experience advising young people on holidays and adventures abroad.

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Inspiring Capital

Inspiring Capital is helping not-for-profits earn and optimize revenue through engaging investors and donors to have more impact for less money.