Since our launch in October 2007, the following foundations have provided support for Spotlight on Poverty and Opportunity:

The AARP Foundation
The Annie E. Casey Foundation
The Atlantic Philanthropies
The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
The California Endowment
The Eos Foundation
The Endowment for Health (New Hampshire)
Ford Foundation
The Foundation for the Mid South
The George Gund Foundation>
The Hagedorn Foundation
The JPB Foundation
John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation
Louisiana Disaster Recovery Foundation
Living Cities
Northwest Area Foundation
The Open Society Institute
Public Welfare Foundation
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Rosenberg Foundation
Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina
Stoneman Family Foundation
W.K. Kellogg Foundation
Women’s Funding Network

The Kaiser Family Foundation provides in-kind television and web cast facilities

We anticipate other foundations joining Spotlight on Poverty and Opportunity in the months ahead.

To learn more about what U.S. foundations are doing to fight poverty and promote opportunity, visit the poverty section of, a new initiative launched by the Foundation Center to encourage greater transparency among private foundations.