Donors & Partners

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

Funding Partners

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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.

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IES Abroad

Since 1950, IES Abroad has provided study abroad and internship programs to more than 130,000 students. A not-for-profit, IES Abroad is the exclusive college study abroad partner of Global Glimpse; the organization is comprised of Customized Programs, IES Internships, and the Study Abroad Foundation (SAF).  In total, IES Abroad offers more than 350 programs worldwide in Africa, Asia Pacific, Europe, Latin America, and North America for college students, and serves more than 500 top-ranked universities.  Learn more at

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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.

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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.

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Edwin Gould Foundation 

The Foundation, which was established in New York City in 1923, incubates and invests in innovative organizations that get low income kids to and through college. We believe ability, motivation and grit should determine who succeeds in college–not zip code.

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Butler Foundation

The mission of the J.E. & Z.B. Butler Foundation is to support life-enhancing opportunities for at-risk and underserved individuals and families through partnerships with community-based organizations.

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The Pinkerton Foundation 

Pinkerton is dedicated to improving the lives of young people in poor neighborhoods throughout New York City by helping them develop the skills, self-reliance and strong values necessary to live up to their full potential.

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SH Cowell Foundation 

The S.H. Cowell Foundation works to improve the lives of children living in poverty in Northern and Central California by providing support to strengthen families and communities.

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William and Flora Hewlett Foundation

Making grants to solve social and environmental problems at home and around the world.


Thanks to the support of thousands of donors and community partners, we have raised and awarded over $10M in travel scholarships for students participating in the Global Glimpse program!

Platinum Sponsor

United Airlines

World Champions
$50,000 – $200,000

Delanie and Peter Read
The Charles Hayden Foundation
The Heckscher Foundation for Children
Usman & Laurent Nabi

Community Leaders
$10,000 – $49,999

JE and ZB Butler Foundation
IES Abroad
Shortino Foundation
Quest Foundation
Scott & Samantha Zinober
Barry and Wendy Meyer
SD Trombetta Foundation
Bengier Foundation

Social Innovators
$2,500 – $9,999

Community Foundation of Western Massachusetts
Ida and William Rosenthal Foundation
Betty Schafer
Michael & D’Elaine Patrick
David Finkelstein
Kristy Hull
Munib and Kamila Islam
Dodge & Cox
Scott Earthy
Khori Whittaker
Madison Dearborn Partners, LLC.
Jeffrey Rubin
Kevin and Carrie Berg
Ben Boyer

Global Citizens
$1,000 – $2,499

William and Susan Habel
Charles Sasser
Jonathan Siegel
Michael Landig
Melissa Lehman
Brian Requarth
Chris Gomez
Amy Truesdale
William Woodall
Hua-Jiang Foundation
Rachel Derrico
Jon Luther
Geoffrey Ulman Parker

Program Partners

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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.

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SEO Scholars

The SEO Scholars Program is a year-round, out-of-school, academically rigorous program that prepares motivated urban public high school students to earn.

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Schuler Scholars

The Schuler Scholar Program (SSP) prepares under-resourced, high potential students to succeed at the most competitive private colleges and universities.

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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.

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wikiHow’s mission is to teach every person in the world how to do anything. We produce friendly, accessible how-to guides to empower readers to improve their lives and achieve their goals. wikiHow is translated into 17 different languages, and read in nearly every country in the world.

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The Engaging Educator

The Engaging Educator is a fierce group of dedicated ladies who are committed to helping others find their best, most unapologetic and confident voice, communication style and self.

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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.

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Amigos de las Américas

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

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STA Travel

STA Travel is a global travel specialist with 30 years experience advising young people on holidays and adventures abroad.

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Inspiring Capital

Inspiring Capital is helping not-for-profits earn and optimize revenue through engaging investors and donors to have more impact for less money.