Our Supporters

The KIPP Foundation has been fortunate to receive the support of philanthropic and collaborative partners who have made, and continue to make, a significant contribution to the success, sustainability, and impact of the KIPP network.

National Partners

We would like to thank the visionary groups of donors below for their distinguished history of giving to the KIPP Foundation and through the KIPP Foundation. To view all KIPP donors from the 2015-16 school year, click here.

Note: this list is not inclusive of the many generous donors who directly support our schools.

  • KIPP is just having an incredible impact. KIPP sets the bar and they continue to focus on improving and increasing that bar.

    Carrie Walton Penner, KIPP Foundation Board Member, Walton Family Foundation
  • I've spent my entire adult life in education. I've never been in a school like a KIPP school.

    Dr. Michael Lomax, KIPP Foundation Board Member, President and CEO of the United Negro College Fund
  • The people who invest their lives in KIPP are the embodiment of grit. I am full of respect for them and deeply inspired by a sense of shared mission.

    Diana Nelson, KIPP Supporter, Carlson Board Chair

$60,000,000 and Above

  • KIPP National Partners Doris & Donald Fisher
    Doris & Donald Fisher Fund
  • KIPP National Partner US Department of Education
    U.S. Department of Education
  • KIPP National Partner Walton Family Foundation
    The Walton Family Foundation

$25,000,000 - $59,999,999

  • KIPP National Partners Robertson Foundation
    Robertson Foundation
  • KIPP National Partner Arthur Rock and Toni Rembe
    Arthur Rock and Toni Rembe

$10,000,000 - $25,000,000

  • KIPP National Partners The Atlantic Philanthropies
    The Atlantic Philanthropies
  • Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
  • KIPP National Partner Thomas and Susan Dunn
    Thomas and Susan Dunn
  • KIPP National Partners Broad Foundation
    The Eli and Edythe Broad Foundation
  • KIPP National Partner Reed Hastings and Patty Quillin
    Reed Hastings and Patty Quillin
  • Karsh Family Foundation
    Karsh Family Foundation
  • KIPP National Partner Laura and John Arnold Foundation
    Laura and John Arnold Foundation
  • KIPP National Partners Michael & Susan Dell
    Michael & Susan Dell Foundation

$5,000,000 - $9,999,999

  • KIPP National Partner Anonymous
    Anonymous (2)
  • KIPP National Partners Accenture
  • KIPP National Partner Bezalel Fund
    The Bezalel Fund
  • KIPP National Partner Charles and Lynn Schusterman
    Charles & Lynn Schusterman Family Foundation
  • KIPP National Partners Jack Kent Cooke Foundation
    Jack Kent Cooke Foundation
  • KIPP National Partners Rainwater Charitable Foundation
    Rainwater Charitable Foundation



  • Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP*
  • Mr. and Mrs. John D. Baker, II
  • Bain & Company*
  • Bezos Family Foundation
  • Charles and Helen Schwab Foundation
  • Citi Foundation
  • CityBridge Foundation
  • Credit Suisse Americas Foundation
  • Phillippe and Debbie Dauman
  • Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation
  • John and Laura Fisher
  • Marcus Foundation
  • Miles Family Foundation
  • Morgridge Family Foundation
  • New Profit Inc.
  • Robbins Family Foundation
  • Paul Singer
  • The Louis Calder Foundation
  • The Wallace Foundation
  • William R. Kenan, Jr. Charitable Trust
  • Jean and Lew Wolff




  • Anonymous (2)
  • Charter School Growth Fund
  • Citigroup
  • Leon Lowenstein Foundation
  • Maximilian Stone
  • Diana Nelson and John Atwater
  • Orinoco
  • Prudential Foundation
  • SAP America, Inc
  • United Negro College Fund




  • Anonymous (4)
  • Abrams Foundation
  • All Stars Helping Kids
  • Annenberg Foundation
  • The Annie E. Casey Foundation
  • Bloomberg Philanthropies
  • Jim and Connie Calaway
  • The Carlson Family Foundation
  • The Carnegie Corporation of New YorkSteven and Marilyn Casper
  • Chamberlin Family Foundation
  • Ben Chereskin
  • Kelly Coffey
  • Congregation Emanu-El of the City of New York
  • The ELMA Music Foundation
  • The Estate of Gordan T. Bell
  • Robert and Elizabeth Fisher
  • Google
  • The G.R. Harsh IV & M.C. Whitman Charitable Foundation
  • Houston Astros*
  • Kinder Foundation
  • Heidi Lynch and Daniel Greenstone
  • John and Hee-Jung Moon
  • The McCance Foundation Trust
  • National Geographic Education Foundation
  • New Holland Capital
  • NewSchools Venture Fund
  • OneMain Financial
  • Peter B. and Adeline W. Ruffin Foundation
  • Ellen Pinschmidt
  • Stephen and Deborah Quazzo
  • Raikes Foundation
  • Richard M. Fairbanks Foundation
  • The Robin Hood Foundation
  • Seed the Dream Foundation
  • Select Equity Group Foundation
  • State Farm Companies Foundation
  • Stephen and Susan Mandel, Jr. Fund
  • Susquehanna Foundation
  • Thompson Family Foundation
  • Tim Purcell
  • Wells Fargo Foundation
  • The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation
  • William and Sakurako Fisher




  • Anonymous (6)
  • Audrey & Martin Gruss Foundation
  • The Belay Foundation
  • The Bok Family Foundation
  • The Broad Center
  • Emma Bloomberg
  • Hancock and Julia Banning
  • Richard Barth and Wendy Kopp
  • Bloomberg Sisters Foundation
  • BNY Mellon Wealth Management
  • Laura and Mike Faino
  • Gary Chartrand
  • Andrew and Danielle Cupps
  • Goldman Sachs Foundation
  • Gurley Family Fund
  • Hellman Family Foundation
  • JaMel and Tom Perkins Family Foundation
  • James and Judith K. Dimon Foundation
  • The Jay Pritzker Foundation
  • The JPMorgan Chase Foundation
  • The Katzman Family Fund
  • The Lampert Foundation
  • The Lynde and Harry Bradley Foundation
  • Jeffrey and Linda Kofsky
  • Richard Mattlin
  • Elizabeth McLaughlin
  • NFL Charities
  • Palm, Inc. Corporate Headquarters
  • Nancy Peretsman and Robert Scully
  • Ping & Amy Chao Family Foundation
  • David Reuter
  • Rose Community Foundation
  • Sheryl Sandberg and David Goldberg
  • United Airlines*


* Indicates partial or full in-kind support

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