List of Partners

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. 

Aspen Institute - NewSchools Fellowship: Entrepreneurial Leaders for Public Education

Partner 2010-2011


Gives extraordinary leaders in public education the opportunity to work together to further develop their own capacities and think outside of traditional silos and sector boundaries in order to amplify their collective impact.


Our partnership supports participation of promising innovators and leaders serving public education. 

Aspen Writers' Foundation

Partner from 2010 - 2012


Provides programs that encourage writers in their craft and readers in their appreciation of literature, and creates opportunities to bring readers and writers together.


Our partnership supports Story Swap, which fosters dialogue between classrooms and promotes youth leadership development through the process of storytelling. 


Partner 2012-2016


Unlocks America's potential by strengthening families in at-risk communities through effective parent education and support programs.


Our partnership supports AVANCE's signature effort - Parent-Child Education Program, a research-proven model that is preventative, community-based and two-generation focused, providing parents with the tools to become active participants in their children's lives. Ninety percent of participant children outperform their peers in reading, writing, math and science.


Partner 2015-2017


Ignites the potential of youth in under-resourced communities and equips them for high school, college and career success through entrepreneurship-based, experiential learning.


Our partnership supports BUILD’s growth plan.