We cannot realize our cradle-to-career vision alone. Thank you so much to these funders for so generously supporting our work.

As of January 2017, we have secured approximately $25M for the first four years

$3,000,000 and above

Marc and Lynne Benioff

Kaiser Permanente Fund at the East Bay Community Foundation

$1,000,000 – $2,999,999

Arthur Rock

East Bay College Fund

Oakland Unified School District

Pacific Gas and Electric Company

The San Francisco Foundation

Koshland Family

CIty Oakland

$100,000 – $999,999

Payette River Foundation*


California Wellness Foundation

Ces Butner *

Citi Foundation

Craig Communitcations

David and Lucile Packard Foundation

Donner Foundation

Educate 78

Kenneth Rainin Foundation

Rogers Family Foundation

Oakland Fund for Children and Youth*


SV Angel

TomKat Foundation

Walter and Elise Haas Fund

The Warriors Community Foundation

Wayne & Gladys Foundation

District Development

$50,000 – $99,999

Akonadi Foundation

Beneficial State Bank


Hellman Foundation

Morrison & Foerster Foundation

$50,000 – $99,999 cont’d

Port of Oakland


The California Endowment

TMG Partners



$25,000 – $49,999

Alameda County Supervisor Wilma Chan

Alex R. Graf Memorial Scholarship Fund*

Another Planet Entertainment

Kazan McClain Partners Foundation

The Moriah Fund

$10,000 – $24,999



Bank of the West

Campaign for Black Male Achievement

Jesse Blout


Ellis Partners

Fisher Family

Five Point

Gina Rafanelli and Jay Flynn

Hannah Kellogg

Let’s Go Oakland

Libitzky Family Foundation

Kellogg Foundation

Kramer Foundation

Nat Roden

Oakland A’s


Riaz, Inc.

Gayle Salinger

Seven 26

Sherris Lacitis Charitable Fund

Signature Development Group

Silicon Schools Fund

Strada Investment Group

Wells Fargo

Friedman Family Foundation

$2,500 – $9,999

AB&I Foundry

Alameda Health System

Amy Boxer

Amy and Eddie Orton


Barbara Parker

Brightpath Capital Partners LP

Carl Chan

College Track

Core Security Solutions

Creative Hospitality

Crystal Land

Donahue Fitzgerald LLP

East Bay Community Foundation

Ed McFarlan

EMC Research

Future State

George Zimmer

Head Royce

Isaac Kos-Read

Juan Sanchez

Ken Lowney

Ken Schmier

Kofi Bonner

Kristen Robinson

Louise Renne

Madison Park REIT

Melissa Ellis


Morton Jensen

Oakland Chamber of Commerce

Pacific Park Online

Rob Davenport

Rotary Club

Sam Muir

Sam Tadesse

Sandy Dean

Schnitzer Steel

Shiloe Bear

Susan Stutzman

Teamster Local 70

Tom McCleary

Townsend Public Affairs, Inc.

Tres Coronas Farms

Unity Council

Uplands Foundation

Veritas Investments

Visit Oakland

Special thanks to the East Bay College Fund's Champions Donor Circle for pledging over $2 million to the Oakland Promise to date

Andrea Walker

Andy and Barb Fremder

Beth and Joe Hurwich

Earl and Bonnie Hamlin

Francesca and Jim Cervantes

Gary and Cathy Meyer

Gavin Kwong

Jim Saavedra

Joe Downes

Julie and Chuck Palley

Leslie Hsu

Marc Roth

Martin Schiffenbauer and Caskey Weston

Morgan and Sarah Smith

Neill Sullivan

Peter Pervere and Georgia Cassel

Richard and Sandra Gilbert

Richard Nagler and Sheila Sosnow

Sam Miller

Seth Hamalian

Susan and Mark Stutzman

Susan Sugarman

Susie Poncelet

Terry and Suzan Kramer

Tom Gold

Yusef Freeman