List of Partners

Harvard Center on the Developing Child

Partner since 2011


Enhances child well-being through research-backed innovations in policy and practice. Designs, implements and evaluates models that reduce disparities in childhood well-being.


Our partnership supports Harvard University’s Frontiers of Innovation which seeks to test breakthrough approaches to early learning and accelerate the translation of scientific research to practice.

Harvard Graduate School of Education Ed.L.D. Program

Partner 2013-2016


Trains education leaders to improve student opportunity, achievement and success in the US and throughout the world.


Our partnership supports the Doctor of Education Leadership Program (Ed.L.D.). This new and innovative degree is a practice-based program that fuses education, business and public policy for an education experience that prepares students to be effective and thoughtful leaders in the education field.  


Partner since 2013


Envisions a nation in which all youth are connected to college-educated mentors who can provide the support and guidance they need to graduate from high school and succeed in college.


Our partnership supports building and stewarding mentoring relationships that empower students in low-income communities to graduate high school, succeed in college and achieve their ambitions.

Institute for Learning and Brain Sciences (ILABS)

Partner since 2008


Discovers core principals of human learning, with an emphasis on zero-to- five. Home to the world’s first MEG brain-imaging facility focused on childhood development, I-LABS combines interdisciplinary and cross-cultural approaches to developmental neuroscience that will enable all children to achieve their full potential.


Our partnership supports innovative research, translation of research findings for broader audiences, including practitioners, policy-makers and the general public.  The foundation also established the Bezos Family Foundation Endowed Chair in Early Childhood Learning. 

International FIRST Committee Association

Partner since 2016


Expanding FIRST Robotics’ reach internationally to engage a new generation of young people.


Our partnership supports the startup phase of FIRST Global, including the 2017 FIRST Global competition.