Donors & Partners

We are deeply grateful for the support of the following like-minded organizations, corporations, individuals, and foundations who enable us to serve more youth from low-income backgrounds annually than any other education and travel organization in the United States.

Lead Funding Partners

Donors and Partners - United Airlines Logo

United Airlines

United Airlines invests in the communities where our customers live and work. The company utilizes its employees, planes and network to break down barriers and promote inclusion, and help future generations find value in our differences to make positive social change.


Away makes thoughtfully designed luggage, bags, and travel essentials for every type of journey. They believe that travel makes the world a better place and are committed to making it accessible to those who might benefit from it the most.

Snap Inc.

Snap Inc. is a camera company and the parent company of Snapchat, Spectacles, and Bitmoji. Their products empower people to express themselves, live in the moment, learn about the world, and have fun together. Snap has been a proud supporter of Global Glimpse since 2019 and has helped make travel and global experiences possible for nearly 100 students to date.

Donors and Partners - The Heckscher Foundation for Children

The Heckscher Foundation for Children

The Heckscher Foundation was founded in 1921 to promote the welfare of children in New York and elsewhere throughout the United States. Today, it provides grants to youth-serving organizations in the fields of education, family services, child welfare, health, arts and recreation.

Donors and Partners - The Charles Hayden Foundation

The Charles Hayden Foundation

The Charles Hayden Foundation seeks to promote the mental, moral and physical development of children and youth ages five to eighteen in the metropolitan area of New York and the City of Boston. Their focus is on those institutions and programs serving youth most at risk of not reaching their full potential, especially youth in low-income communities.


Thanks to the support of thousands of donors and community partners, we have raised and awarded over $13M in scholarships for students participating in the Global Glimpse program!

Platinum Partner

United Airlines

World Champions
$100,000- $1,000,000

Heckscher Foundation for Children
Charles Hayden Foundation
Snap Inc

Community Leaders
$50,000 – $99,999

Live Like Leo Foundation

Impact Circles
$10,000 – $49,999

Edwin Gould Foundation
SD Trombetta Foundation
Ida and William Rosenthal Foundation
Quest Foundation
Frank Stanley Beveridge Foundation
Janey Fund Charitable Trust
Bengier Foundation
Irene E. and George A Davis Foundation
Eva Gunther Foundation
Verto Education
Dodge & Cox
JFL Fund
Samantha and Scott Zinober
Pieter Brouwer
Wailun Chan
Dan Brodnitz
Kristen Mack
Michelle Patrick
Jennifer Ogden-Reese
Aisha Taylor
Scott Earthy
Christine Hull
Delanie Read
Bary and Wendy Meyer
John Buoymaster
Peter Read

Social Innovators
$2,500 – $9,999

Shortino Foundation
Sharon Grant
Cisca Brouwer
Emily and Antonine van Agtmael
Roy A Hunt Foundation
OSA Foundation
Vitaliy Demyanik
Betty and Jack Schafer
Brian Requarth
Emma Wensley
Zachary Miles
David Hecht
David Karditzas
Shivani Shah
Tam (Henry) Nguyen
Joe Massoud
Luke Johnstone
Anne Wedner
Pete and Sally Masucci
Todd Miller
Tara Magner
Francisco Isla
Declan Wolfe
Ben Bergmann
Cori Duncan
David R. Pesuit
Disha Garg

Global Citizens
$1,000 – $2,499

Amy Brelia
Anne Lutin
Charles Sasser
Cici Chen
Lindsey Walker
Wilson Ma
Krishna Kosuri
Philip Hubert
Tiffany Chow
Brain Rekuc
Julia Wells
Amy Hanson
Patrick Lawler
Kevin berg
William Blaustein
Matt Huntington
Pamela Aquino
Craig Lewis
Tawa Mitchell
Candace Z Naylor
Chia Collins
Ian Irvine
Jennie chang
Joseph Kennedy
Rachel Gress
Alexander Lin
Daniel Wesonga
Eric Sanabria
Guy Scherzer
Rob Baxter
Hannah Olshansky
Andrew Rothman
Hannah Wells
Andrew Wetmore
Mickelson Family Foundation
Stuart Foundation

Program Partners


Summer Search

Summer Search is dedicated to helping low-income youth build the confidence, character and skills needed to complete college and achieve their full potential.

Diversity Abroad Network

Diversity Abroad is the leading professional consortium of educational institutions, government agencies, for-profit and non-profit organizations dedicated to advancing diversity and inclusive good practices that increase access, achieve equitable diversity and foster inclusive excellence in global education.

Beyond 12

Beyond 12 is increasing the number of low-income, first-generation, and historically under-represented students who graduate from college. In partnership with high schools and colleges, our technology platform and our coaches together provide students with the academic, social, and emotional support they need to succeed in higher education and in life.

Donors and Partners - Global Citizen Year Logo

Global Citizen Year

Global Citizen Year is a premier global bridge year program designed to unleash the potential of the next generation of young Americans as authentic leaders and effective agents of change.


LinkedIn is the world’s largest professional network with 722+ million members in more than 200 countries and territories worldwide. Their vision is to create economic opportunity for every member of the global workforce by connecting the world’s professionals to make them more productive and successful.

Verto Education

Verto Education was founded to make travel the path of least resistance to a college education (and degree). They believe in inclusion, transparency, access, equity and, above all, the power of travel to foster empathy and kindness across cultures.

World Savvy: Curriculum Development Partner

World Savvy educates and engages youth in community and world affairs, to learn, work and thrive as responsible global citizens in the 21st century.

Amigos de las Américas

Amigos de las Américas inspires and builds young leaders through collaborative community development and immersion in cross-cultural experiences.

The Academy Group

Fueled by the belief that talent is ubiquitous, the Academy Group unlocks opportunity for young people from the most resilient communities to realize their full potential.

Coney Island Prep

Coney Island Prep is driven by their mission to prepare every scholar to succeed in the college and career of his or her choice.

SEO Scholars

SEO Scholars creates a more equitable society by closing the
academic and opportunity gap for motivated young people, setting
the standard for academics, mentorship, community, positive peer pressure, and a powerful, lifelong network.