2017 Annual Conference - Sponsors


The Council would like to thank all of our Sponsors and Host Committee for their generous support of the 2017 Annual Conference.

Conference Sponsor

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Walton Family Foundation


For nearly three decades, the Walton Family Foundation has continued the philanthropic vision begun by Sam and Helen Walton. Their legacy is more important than ever as the foundation accelerates efforts to improve K-12 education for all students in America, to protect rivers and oceans and the communities they support, and to give back to the region that first gave Sam and Helen Walton opportunity. In 2015, the Walton Family Foundation awarded grants totaling nearly $375 million.

Celebrating Reasons for Hope Sponsor

Ford Foundation

Ford Foundation


Education Sponsors

Head and Heart Philanthropy

Head and Heart Philanthropy


Kaiser Permanente

Kaiser Permanente


Kaiser Permanente is recognized as a leading health care provider and not-for-profit health plan. We serve more than 11.3 million members in eight states and the District of Columbia. Our mission is to provide high-quality, affordable health care services and improve the health of our members and the communities we serve.

Medtronic Foundation

Medtronic Foundation


The Medtronic Foundation focuses on expanding access to quality chronic disease care among underserved populations worldwide, in addition to supporting health initiatives in communities where Medtronic employees live and give.

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The David and Lucile Packard Foundation


For more than 50 years, the David and Lucile Packard Foundation has worked with partners around the world to improve the lives of children, families, and communities—and to restore and protect our planet.

Pisces Foundation

Pisces Foundation


The Pisces Foundation believes if we act now and boldly, we can quickly accelerate to a world where people and nature thrive together. Pisces mainstreams powerful new solutions to support innovators who know what it takes and are doing what’s necessary to have clean and abundant water, a safe climate, and kids with the environmental know-how to create a sustainable world.

W.K. Kellogg Foundation


Global Programming Sponsors

CAF America

CAF America


A leader in international philanthropy, CAF America has assisted corporations, foundations, and individuals for 25 years advising donors on making strategic, effective, and tax-advantaged grants internationally and domestically. In the last ten years, CAF America directed more than $500 million in donor funds to more than 3,000 foreign charitable organizations in over 100 countries. 

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Conrad N. Hilton Foundation


The Conrad N. Hilton Foundation was established in 1944 by the man who started Hilton Hotels to provide funds to improve the lives of disadvantaged and vulnerable people throughout the world. Since inception, this family foundation has awarded more than $1.5 billion in grants, distributing $109 million in 2016 alone.

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Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation


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Wallace Global Fund


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By using our strengths to help others, Walmart and the Walmart Foundation create opportunities for people to live better every day. Walmart has stores in 28 countries, employing more than 2.3 million associates and doing business with thousands of suppliers who, in turn, employ millions of people. Last year, in addition to business initiatives investing in people and businesses in supply chains, the company surpassed over $1.4 billion in giving worldwide, including $1 billion of food donations. Walmart and the Walmart Foundation are helping people live better by accelerating upward job mobility for the retail workforce; addressing hunger and making healthier, more sustainably-grown food a reality; and building strong communities where we operate. We are not only working to tackle key social issues, we are also collaborating with others to inspire solutions for long-lasting systemic change.

Arts Sponsor

Americans for the Arts


Sustainability Sponsor

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The San Diego Foundation


As a community foundation committed to ensuring a vibrant quality of life, The San Diego Foundation protects and improves the environment for all San Diegans and our geographic neighbors. We connect and increase access to nature, especially for underserved and park poor communities, and build resilience to a changing climate.

Supporting Sponsors

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Jessie Ball duPont Fund


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The Joyce Foundation


Wellness Sponsor



TriNet provides small and midsize businesses with an HR solution so they can free themselves from the complexities of HR and focus on their goals. As their trusted HR business partner, TriNet assumes many of the responsibilities of being an employer and helps these companies contain HR costs, minimize employer-related risks and relieve the administrative burden of HR. TriNet offers bundled HR products tailored by industry and strategic HR services, resulting in a comprehensive and empowering solution to manage payroll, employee benefits, risk and compliance, workers’ compensation, and more, with an HR team and a cloud platform.

Session Sponsors

The California Wellness Foundation


The California Wellness Foundation celebrates 25 years as a private independent foundation with a mission to improve the health of the people of California by making grants for health promotion, wellness education and disease prevention. Its Advancing Wellness grantmaking is designed to promote equity through advocacy and access.

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Northern Trust


Foundation and Institutional Advisors (FIA) is Northern Trust’s consultative national practice dedicated to serving the nonprofit market through investment advisory, asset servicing and administration services. We provide a wide spectrum of sophisticated investment solutions, strategic insights and world-class resources. FIA serves entities with $10 million and up in assets.

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The Skillman Foundation


A voice for children since 1960, the Skillman Foundation is a private philanthropy with assets of nearly a half-billion dollars and annual grant budgets of $15-17 million. The Foundation supports quality educational and economic opportunities for Detroit children, and equitable civic action that champions the city’s youth.

Resource Sponsors

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Café Momentum


Funders for LGBTQ Issues

Funders for LGBTQ Issues





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Westwood Wealth Management


Mobile App Sponsor

Nonprofit Management Masters of Science at Columbia University's School of Professional Studies

Nonprofit Management Masters of Science at Columbia University's School of Professional Studies



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