List of Partners

Institute for Learning and Brain Sciences (ILABS)

Partner since 2008


Discovers core principals of human learning, with an emphasis on zero-to- five. Home to the world’s first MEG brain-imaging facility focused on childhood development, I-LABS combines interdisciplinary and cross-cultural approaches to developmental neuroscience that will enable all children to achieve their full potential.


Our partnership supports innovative research, translation of research findings for broader audiences, including practitioners, policy-makers and the general public, as well as a cross-institutional research collaboration with the Harvard Center on the Developing Child. The foundation also established the Bezos Family Foundation Endowed Chair in Early Childhood Learning. 

International FIRST Committee Association

Partner since 2016


Expanding FIRST Robotics’ reach internationally to engage a new generation of young people.


Our partnership supports the startup phase of FIRST Global, including the 2017 FIRST Global competition. 


International Rescue Committee

Partner since 2015


Helps people whose lives and livelihoods are shattered by conflict and disaster to survive, recover, and gain control of their future. IRC teams provide health care, infrastructure, learning and economic support to people in 40 countries, with special programs designed for women and children. 


The International Rescue Committee is a Students Rebuild Partner for the Healing Classrooms Challenge, which supports Syrian youth from conflict areas to recover from crisis and grow into happy, healthy adults.

Joan Ganz Cooney Center at Sesame Workshop

Partner since 2013


Focuses on the challenges of educating children in a rapidly changing media landscape by conducting original research on emerging education technologies and collaborating with educators and media producers to put this research into action.


Our partnership supports the Families & Media Project, which aims to unearth the potential that media may have for enriching family learning and routines, especially in families from underserved populations


Partner since 2014


Creates imaginative and inspiring play spaces for youth across the country to promote the preservation of play everywhere and for every child.


Our partnership supports KaBOOM!’s behavioral research and the development of enriching play environments for children and families.