Partners and Supporters

A diverse and growing community of investors, allies, and partnerships bring our vision to life.

Together, we’re giving young people the experience to solve real problems, the perspective to see new opportunities, and the network to make change happen. We’re grateful for all the individuals and organizations helping us put young leaders a world ahead so they can, in turn, move the world ahead.


Global Citizen Year works with a growing number of colleges and universities that recognize the value of a transformative gap year and want to have more Global Citizen Year alumni on campus.


We are fortunate to work with a range of world-class partners who help us identify, train, and support our Fellows.


We are grateful for the individuals, corporations, and foundations that have spurred Global Citizen Year’s growth and ensured the program remains accessible to emerging leaders from all socioeconomic backgrounds.


Our Champions include individuals who have committed $1,000,000 or more in funding for Global Citizen Year.

Arnhold Foundation | Brent Martini Family Trust | Mackenzie Family Foundation | Shelby Cullom Davis Charitable Fund | William K. Bowes, Jr. Foundation


Our Patrons include individuals who have committed $500,000 or more in funding for Global Citizen Year.

Crystal & Chris Sacca | The David & Lucille Packard Foundation | John Gunn & Cynthia Fry Gunn | Lisa & John Pritzker Family Fund | Mary Obelnicki & Craig Silverstein | S.D. Bechtel, Jr. Foundation | The William & Flora Hewlett Foundation


Our Benefactors include individuals who have committed $250,000 or more in funding for Global Citizen Year.

Bill Falik & Diana Cohen | Coatue Foundation | Draper Richards Kaplan Foundation | George Family Foundation | Maggie Kaplan | Nike Foundation | Peery Foundation | Raikes Foundation | Steve & Roberta Denning | Vaya Trusts


Our Leaders include individuals and institutions that have committed $100,000 or more in funding for Global Citizen Year.

Ann MacDougall & Jules Kaufman | Allison & Dan Rose | Enlight Foundation | Ford Foundation | Franklin & Catherine Johnson Foundation | Gail Britton & Peter Knight | George Lee | Greg & Marybeth Lernihan | San Francisco Jewish Community Federation & Endowment Fund | Smita Singh | Steven & Alexandra Cohen Foundation | Sylvan/Laureate Foundation | The Crotty Family Foundation | The Friend Family Foundation | Tim Brady


Our Partners include individuals and institutions that have committed $10,000 or more in funding for Global Citizen Year.

Ainslie Foundation | Arthur M. Blank Family Foundation | Ashoka | Betsy & Peter Chung | Betty & Jack Schafer | Bill Kunnath | Bill Mayer | Bill Plapinger & Cassie Murray | Bill Sahlman | Bob Fischer | Carol Swig | Charles & Susan Harris | Chris Varelas | Christina Pehl & Mark Headley | Cissie Swig | CityBridge Foundation | Claude & Andrea Stern | Craig Herb | Debra Wetherby | Diane Boyer Jerhoff | Ellen & Bob Peck | Elliot Schrage & Juliet Whitcomb | Eric Bauer | Eric Hanson | FThree Foundation | Garrett & Mary Moran | George Scharffenberger | Ginger & Jack Graham | Harry Falik | Harvard Business School | Howard Stevenson | Hummingbird Foundation | Isaac & Madeline Stein | Jeffrey C. Walker | Joe Mandato | JPMorgan Chase | Judy Kaplan | Karen Chakmakian | Karen Wagner | Kelly Pope | Kelly & David Burke | Kit & Ron Gordon | Koogle Foundation | Koret Foundation | Leigh Teece | Lisa & Ciaran O’Kelly | Lisa & Douglas Goldman Fund | Lisa & Matt Chanoff | Lizzie & Jonathan Tisch | Lorene Arey | Lynn Feintech | Mal Warwick | Mark & Becky Levin | Martin & Mary Boyer Foundation | Maryanne Cataldo | MCJ Amelior Foundation | Michelle Wilver | Mulago Foundation | Nancy Heinen | Nathan Brill | Orin Kramer | Palayam Foundation | Park Foundation | Pritzker Pucker Family Foundation | Regan Pritzker & Chris Olin | Richard & Priscilla Hunt | Robert S. Kaplan | Robert J. Sweeney | Rogers Family Foundation | Sakurako & William Fisher | Shelly London | Stace Lindsay & Lisa Ceremsak | Steve Malkenson | Sukey & Michael Novogratz | Syzygy Foundation | The Karsh Family Foundation | The Bengier Foundation | The Janeth Fund | Theodore & Frances Geballe | Three Baers Family Charitable Fund | Victoria Ransom | Warren McFarlan | Westly Foundation | Zach Clayton


Your tax-deductible donation will support Global Citizen Year’s program growth and scholarship fund.

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Global Citizen Year
1625 Clay Street, Suite 400
Oakland, CA 94612

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