Austin Partners in Education expresses profound gratitude to the funding provided by our esteemed partners listed below. Their vision and generosity enables our success and supports our shared mission and goals for a better educated community.
FOUNDERS - $500,000 or more
Austin Independent School District
In partnership with parents and the community, AISD exists to provide a comprehensive educational experience that is high quality, challenging, and inspires all students to make a positive contribution to society. AISD’s core values include a focus on children, excellence, integrity, equity, respect and health and safety.
Greater Austin Chamber of Commerce
The Austin Chamber helps build a strong community by connecting its members to people, business, and issues important to business success. The Austin Chamber provides unique opportunities for its business leaders to influence civic, social, and business initiatives that support community growth. As the voice of the business community, the Chamber offers leadership on issues that transform the community.
$100,000 to $499,000
Andy Roddick Foundation
In 2001, one year after turning pro tennis player, Andy Roddick began a charitable foundation dedicated to "Serving Children Today for Tomorrow." The goal of the Andy Roddick Foundation is to improve the quality of life and enhance educational and economic opportunities for all children based on the principles of respect for family, education, and morality. The Foundation’s vision is to provide a culture where all children have a support system allowing them to have hope for a bright future.
Austin Partners in Education extends its sincere thanks to the very generous support provided by this foundation that wishes to remain anonymous.
Impact Austin is a progressive leader in women’s philanthropy, bringing new resources to the community and making philanthropy accessible. Through high-impact grant making, they engage, develop and inspire women to effect positive change. Member donations fund grants that to date have provided more than $3.1 million to Austin area non-profits in the following focus areas: Culture, Education, Environment, Family, and Health and Wellness.
Michael & Susan Dell Foundation
Founded by Michael and Susan Dell and inspired by their passion for children , the Michael & Susan Dell Foundation has committed more than $700 million to assist nonprofit organizations working in major urban communities in the United States, South Africa and India. Their vision is to focus on opportunities with the greatest potential to directly and measurably transform the lives of children living in urban poverty through better health and education.
JPMorgan Chase Foundation
Focusing on areas where they have significant operations, JPMorgan Chase Foundation directs the majority of its time, attention and investment toward specific neighborhoods defined by unacceptably high rates of poverty and historic disinvestment. Education is one of three strategic philanthropic focal points, and includes work with community-based partners and highly skilled non-profits to address issues related to poverty and social exclusion by building economic infrastructure, promoting self-sufficiency, and supporting efforts to narrow social inequities. They place a particular focus on ensuring that all children, particularly those from disadvantaged backgrounds, have access to high quality K-12 educational opportunities.
$45,000 - $99,000
The Applied Materials Foundation, a California nonprofit corporation qualified under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, was established in 1994 by Applied Materials, Inc., the global leader in providing innovative equipment, services and software to enable the manufacture of advanced semiconductor, flat panel display and solar photovoltaic products. The Foundation's mission is to make a positive social contribution in regions where Applied Materials employees work and live through philanthropic investments in the areas of education, civic development, arts and culture, and the environment. Applied Materials Education Initiative focuses resources and strategic investments over sustained periods of time toward students in underserved communities. Using a comprehensive approach, the Education Initiative targets the entire educational pathway of students - from pre-school to college completion - in communities that have lower levels of student achievement and opportunities.
Founded in 1989, the Intel Foundation is a philanthropic organization focused on programs that advance education and improve communities worldwide. By providing funding for national and localized grants, the foundation helps fuel innovation in classrooms, empower women and underserved youth, and enables Intel employees to serve the needs of their communities. With a focus on innovation in everything they do, the Intel Foundation’s goals are to increase interest in math and science education, and to help develop a future workforce that represents the diversity around the world.
Established in 2004, by Janet E. Harman, KDK Harman’s mission is to break the cycle of poverty through education while promoting a culture of giving excellence. Their vision is to inspire educational success and life-long learning. They provide financial and capacity building resources to education-focused nonprofits. KDK Harman places a special emphasis on programs supporting economically disadvantaged Central Texas families, especially women, helping them achieve educational success.
Raglesville Lake Foundation
Raglesville Lake Foundation is focused on early, primary and secondary education in the United States. Funding is provided to improve efficacy and cost effectiveness of education.
Wells Fargo Bank
Wells Fargo & Company is a diversified financial services company with $1.3 trillion in assets, providing banking, insurance, investments, mortgage and consumer and commercial finance to more than 70 million customers from more than 9,000 stores and the internet across North America and elsewhere internationally. Wells Fargo directs its giving to area that enhance community development, education and human services
$25,000 - $44,000
United Way Capital Area
United Way Capital Area is working to advance the common good by focusing on education, financial stability and health. They believe the building blocks of a good life are - a quality education, enough income to support a family through retirement, and good health. By bringing together people and resources to address these issues, and by attacking their underlying causes, they hope to make lasting, fundamental change---for everyone.
$10,000 - $24,000
3M’s Community Giving consists of gifts by 3M and the 3M Foundation, donated product and volunteerism by employees and retirees in communities where 3M has a facility. Their giving in K-12 Education focuses on increased student interest and achievement in math, science and economics. 3M also supports college readiness programs.
IBM forms connections in communities where they do business, supporting a range of civic and nonprofit activities that help those in need. Their overriding goal in all efforts is to demonstrate how technology can enrich and expand access to services and assistance. IBM initiatives in education include Reinventing Education, the IBM KidSmart Early Learning Program, and IBM MentorPlace. IBM is working to raise student achievement and enhance academic productivity to support thriving communities world-wide.
$5,000 - $9,000
RGM Advisors, LLC
RGM Advisors, LLC is a proprietary trading firm that applies scientific methods and computing power to trading in multiple asset classes around the world. RGM is based in Austin, Texas, and maintains a London, UK office through an affiliate.
Since its founding in 1963, Tokyo Electron has grown to encompass many offices around the world that engineer, manufacture, sell, and service wafer-processing or semiconductor production equipment (SP, as well as flat panel display, and thin-film silicon photovoltaic equipment. Tokyo Electron plays a key role in the global semiconductor industry.
Up to $5,000
Greater Mt. Zion Baptist Church
Jim Whitten Roof Consultants
The Meyer Foundation
The Pape Foundation
People for Educational Equality