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“DCPS would not have been able to accomplish some of our signature reform initiatives to date without private support. Philanthropy has allowed us to be innovative, to push forward reform in tough financial times, and to leverage public dollars more strategically.”

- Kaya Henderson, Chancellor, DC Public Schools

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We are grateful to the following donors and partners for their support of our mission. Each of the following organizations or individuals have donated in our 2012 fiscal year (October 1, 2011 through September 30, 2013): 


$1 million or more

Laura and John Arnold Foundation

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

The Eli & Edythe Broad Foundation

Robertson Foundation


The Walton Family Foundation



CityBridge Foundation

Michael & Susan Dell Foundation

Freddie Mac Foundation




Flamboyan Foundation

Marriott Foundation Fund of the Community Foundation for the National Capital Region

David Rubenstein


Diane and Norman Bernstein Foundation

BET Networks

Doctor of Education Leadership Program at Harvard Graduate School of Education

Dow Lohnes PLLC

Mark D. Ein


Gephardt Government Affairs

The Haney Family Foundation

Eugene and Agnes E. Meyer Foundation

National Center for Teacher Effectiveness at Harvard University


Katherine and David Bradley

Acumen Solutions

Battelle Memorial Institute

The Clark Charitable Foundation

Raul and Jean-Marie Fernandez

McKinsey and Company


The Washington Post Company

Weissberg Foundation

Natalie Wexler and James Feldman



Aaron Lemon-Strauss



Brooke and Stephane Carnot

Coca Cola

Diana Davis Spencer Foundation

Fight for Children

Franklin L. Stroud M.D. Foundation for Learning Disabilities

Mae and Ande Grennan

Intel Corporation

Kay Kendall and John L. Davies

Julie and Andy Klingenstein


Scholastic Inc.

Washington Kastles Charity Classic


In-Kind Partners

Arnold & Porter, LLP


Mandarin Oriental Washington, DC

Premium Title & Escrow, LLC

Fitzgerald & Rhodes, LLP


Please note that this is not an exhaustive list. Certain donors declined to be mentioned, preferring to remain anonymous. Please visit the Support Our Work page for more information on ways to make a gift.


For the full list of sponsors of the fourth annual Standing Ovation for DC Teachers, held November 4, 2013 at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, please visit: