List of Partners

Alliance for Education

Partner since 2011


Secures seed capital for innovations in education and fosters city-wide support for excellence in Seattle Public Schools to help all children fulfill their potential as learners.


Our partnership supported the creation and implementation of the Seattle Teacher Residency (STR), an Urban Teacher Residency Program hosted at the University of Washington in partnership with Seattle Public Schools and Seattle Education Association. STR prepares teachers for successful careers in Seattle’s highest need schools. Our current grant supports laying the groundwork for developing the Puget Sound STEM Teacher Residency Program (PSSTR) and expanding to additional school districts in the greater Seattle area.


Architecture for Humanity

Partner 2009-2014


Brings design, construction and development services to communities in need through a global network of building professionals.


Architecture for Humanity is a founding Students Rebuild partner. Our partnership supports Architecture for Humanity’s efforts to rebuild schools and youth facilities in Haiti and Japan as well as their education outreach project, the Green Schools Program. 

Arizona State University’s Sustainability Science Education Project

Partner since 2016


Empowers K-8th grade educators to teach sustainability topics, problems, solutions, and divergent thinking in their classroom.


Our partnership supports the development of the Teaching Time Capsule, an online space that connects educators with one another and prepares them to animate sustainability science for their students by building the knowledge, skills, and attitudes necessary to solve complex sustainability challenges. 


Partner since 2014


Invests in opportunities for both children and parents to achieve educational success and economic security, elevates effective two-generation approaches, and builds the political will necessary to improve outcomes for underserved families.  


Our partnership supports ASCEND’s efforts to create a hub for breakthrough ideas and collaborations in the two-generation space.  

Aspen Institute

Partner since 2005


Fosters values-based leadership, encourages individuals to reflect on the ideals and ideas that define a good society and provides a neutral and balanced venue for discussing and acting on critical issues.


Aspen Institute is a Bezos Scholars Program founding partner. Our partnership promotes youth leadership development and global connectedness.