Participating Funders

The Social Impact Exchange's Funder Working Groups are a key building block to a marketplace that can consistently scale the impact of highly effective nonprofit initiatives. The Exchange has currently convened Issue-Based Funder Groups in health and education, consisting of 20-30 major foundations, corporations, others leaders and officials. The below listed funders are involved in identifying and/or providing lead funding for evidence-based nonprofits they feel should move to the next level of scale. Each group distributes investments to a broader network of hundreds of foundations, corporations and government agencies for additional co-funding. Learn more


Atlantic Philanthropies

Boston Foundation

Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation

California Endowment

California Healthcare Foundation

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

Colorado Health Foundation

Fannie E. Rippel Foundation

Grantmakers in Aging

Grantmakers in Health

Health Foundation for Western and Central New York

J&B Medical Products

Jewish Healthcare Foundation

John A. Hartford Foundation



New York State Health Foundation

Nicholson Foundation

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

The Commonwealth Fund

The David & Lucile Packard Foundation

The Fan Fox and Leslie R. Samuels Foundation

The Kresge Foundation

The Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust

The Pew Charitable Trusts


Bank of America

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation


Carnegie Corporation

Charles & Helen Schwab Foundation

Department of Education

Edwin Gould Foundation

Einhorn Family Charitable Trust

GE Foundation

Grantmakers for Education

Hartford Foundation for Public Giving

Intel Foundation

JPMorgan Private Bank

MetLife Foundation

Michael & Susan Dell Foundation

National Governors Association

National Public Education Support Fund

Nellie Mae Education Foundation

Pershing Square Foundation

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

Strategic Grant Partners


The Annie E. Casey Foundation

The Aspen Institute

The Broad Foundation

The Kresge Foundation

The Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust

The Schott Foundation for Public Education

The Skillman Foundation

The Wallace Foundation

The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation


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