Partners & Funders

OUR PARTNERS

High Schools 2017-2018

Tennessee

Central High School
Grad Academy Memphis
Kingsbury High School
Memphis Academy of Science and Engineering
Middle College High School
Raleigh Egypt High School
Southwest Early College High School

Arkansas

Earle High School
East Poinsett County High School
Forrest City High School
Harrisburg High School
Marked Tree High School

California

La Vista/La Sierra High School
NOVA Academy (Santa Ana)

We are incredibly grateful to have partnered with the following organizations and foundations in order to increase our collective impact.

OUR FUNDERS

The College Initiative is deeply grateful to the many foundations, individuals, and corporations who make our work possible. Without your support, we would not be able to achieve our mission, refine our model and expand to help students throughout the country. Thank you for helping our students reach their full potential!
$1-$499

Abdul Ly
Ace Brooks
Aerial Ozuzu
Albert Chen
Aleshadye Getachew
Alexandra Almore
Alina Hooper
Ali Evans
Alicja Witkowski
Amandine Ndje
Amber Benochi
Amelia Muse
Andre Gabriel
Andrew Garbarino
Andrew Byrd
Angela Chao
Anthony Britt
Arnee and Walter Winshall
Arthur Donner
Ashley Brooks
Ashley Jeans
Austin Warren
Ayotunde Awomolo
Barbara Nowlin
Becky Collins
Bernadette Zak
Blessing Oyeniyi
Brian Crowley
Brian Reynolds
Byron Liles
Caleb Tinkle
Cardell Orrin
Carly Pass
Caroline Williams
Carrie Cornwall
Cat Crumpler
Chantal Drake
Charles Judge
Charles Maxwell
Christopher Shannon
Clark Pellett
Clayton Ramsey
Clifford and Margaret Johnson
Daley Perry
Darryl Finkton
Dave Shaw
David Bachrach
David Boswell
David and Victoria Clark
David Flannelly
David Nowlin
Deborah Cochran
Denise Martin
Dennis Shepard
Diane Drey
Diane Jalfon
Dilip Palanisamy
Dodd and Becca Dagget
Dominique Johnson
Douglas Baerlein
Douglas Schwalbe
Dr. Jacquelyn Sanders
El Haj Ly
Eldon Eisenach
Eldon Thompson
Elisabeth Prendergast
Elizabeth Lehmberg
Elizabeth Lejman
Elizabeth Ryan
Ellen Cooper Klyce
Elmira Shahanaghi
Emily Van Epps
Eric Imasogie

Eric Mathews
Erica Mosca
Eryn Heying
Eskor Johnson
Florence Evina-Ze
Francheska Dominique
Frank and Anne Gulley
Gary Hemphill
George and Margie Koehler
Ginger Handy
Glenn Heying
Heather Furman
Heather Synold
Holly Lissner
Hope Coulter
Hugh Martin
Ian Duff
Ilya Feldsherov
Jackson Sprayberry
Jade Reichling
Jaime Guarnaccia
James Bor
Jan Shaw
Jason Hall
Jay Cohen
Jay Zimmerman
Jean Christensen
Jennifer Chang
Jennifer Jones
Jeremy Park
Jessica Graham
Jessica Koehler
JessicaKate Ogungbadero
Jim Keasler
Jim McKellar
Jimmy Ichihana
Joanna Marquina
John Baxter
John Herrera
John W. Eckart
John Lankalis
John Lowell
Jonathan Crossley
Jonathan Katz
Josh Lewis
Joshua Abram
Justine Lescroart
Karen Crandall
Kate Heying
Kayon Montaque
Kemeyawi Wahpepah
Kendall Attias
Kevin Nowlin
Kierra Bussey
Kimberly okafor
Kira Pierce
Kit Gallant
Kohl Dothage
Kristine Roberts
Laura MacAdam
Lake Wang
Laurelin Andrade
Lauren White
Leah Bruchis
Lee and Cynthia Vance Foundation
Linda Shaw
Lois Kamandulis
Lori Arwood
Lumumba Seegars
M. Fazle Husain
Maddie Weissman
Majla Custo
Margaret ODonnell
Marianna Rotary Club
Marianne McHann
Marilyn Woodhouse
Marjorie R Koehler
Marybeth Mugavin
Matt Hoffman
Matthew Clair

Maxwell Nwaru
Megan Waters
Melinda Lejman
Meredith McFarlin
Michael Cormack
Michael Cummins
Mr. and Mrs. Michael Landry
Michael Libert
Michael Madeo
Michael Maxwell
Michael Popernik
Michelle McCarthy
Mitchell Duncombe
Monali Agarwal
Mridula Watt
Mythili Chunduru
Nadia Gaber
Nailah Cash-O’Bannon
Nash Simpson
Natalie Figuereo
Natasha Clemons
Neal Morrison
Nguendab Gwanyalla
Nicholas Navarro
Nikhil Balaraman
Nikki Guza
Olivia Brown
Omair Arain
Osman Shawkat
Osub Ahmed
Owen Duncan
Owen Phillips
Pamela Moore
Parker Chakales
Patresha Mandel
Patricia ODonnell
Patrick MacKenzie
Patrick McAnally
Peg and Bill Ebeltoftf
Peter Rau
Philip Kaplan
Ralph & Esther Milnes
Randall Harbert
Rashaud Senior
Rebecca Frechette
Rebecca Klatzkin
Renee Lancaster
Richard Barth and Wendy Kopp
Richard Krantz
Robert and Idella Ross
Robert Ippolito
Robert Mawhinney
Robert and Melissa Sprayberry
Robert E. Ross
Robin Folks
Robin Walker
Rose Hutson
Rose Ross
Rosebeth Akharamen
Roy Cohen
Ruby McConnell
Ruth Stricker
Sarah Anoke
Sandy Cooley
Sarah Dlugolecki
Sarah Heying
Sarah Koehler
Sarah Hascher-Nowlin
Sarah Thomas
Scott Finney
Shawn Davis
Sonja Ralston
Spencer Hardwick
Steven Lwendo
Stuart Gulley

Talethe Collins
Taylor Donner
The Harvey M. Meyerhoff Fund, Inc.
Thomas Castro
Thomas Koehler
Thomas Lampert
Thomas E Nutt Powell
Thomas Robinson
Mr. and Mrs. Tom Holton
Tim Turner
Tommy Vo
Tony Pino
Tyler Bosmeny
Virginia Burbank
Walter K. Clair
Yini Nordin
Zach Hofeld

$500-$999

Alpha Graphics
Amanda Fratrik
Austin Baker
Brandon Arrindell
Caitlin Pardue
Cook Systems
CrestCore Realty
Diane Jalfon
Gabriel Fotsing
James Meyer
Najee Johnson
Nicholas Platt

$1,000-$9,999

Blake & Caroline Smart
Darden Foundation
David and Katherine Bradley
Eric Imasogie
Dr. James F. Daniel M.D.
Georgia-Pacific Foundation
Margot Perot
New Hope Christian Academy, Inc.
Ops Fuel Inc.
Paula A. Sneed and Lawrence P. Bass
Sharon Hawkins
Toni McLaurin
Walter E. Hussman

$10,000-$49,999

The Walmart Foundation
Kemmons Wilson Family Foundation
Charles & Lynn Schusterman Family Foundation
Blavatnik Family Foundation
International Paper Foundation

$50,000-$299,999

Arthur and Toni Rembe Rock
Assisi Foundation of Memphis

$350,000+

Anonymous Donor (2)
The Walton Family Foundation