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Corporate and Foundation Partners

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A Better Chance is eager to partner with corporations and foundations that align with our focus to help students of color achieve their full potential through access to high quality educational opportunities, and that want to join our critical work in building a pipeline of diverse leaders.

Partnerships of Mutual Benefit

A Better Chance already partners with many of America’s leading corporations and foundations – and we are grateful for their participation and support! We could not do our work, drive the impact that we have, and build a network of over 16,000 Alumni without our valued partners. These partners (partial list below) understand that education is truly the great equalizer, and that organizations can’t fully thrive and grow without an inclusive workforce and leadership team that includes people of different backgrounds and perspectives.

Our model is to build mutually beneficial partnerships – understanding each partner’s specific goals and strategies and how their time, talents, and resources can be best woven into A Better Chance to fulfill our mission.

Peter Atkins, Board Emeritus
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP  

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Potential Partnership Elements and Paths

  • Employee Volunteering
  • Career Development and Diversity Initiatives
  • Organizational Visibility and Fundraising
  • Cause-Related Marketing
  • Governance/Leadership

Top A Better Chance Institutional Partners

ADP
American Express 
BNY Mellon
Boeing
Citigroup Global Markets
Deloitte
Dodge & Cox
Ernst & Young
Fred C. and Katherine B. Andersen Foundation
Innisfree M&A Incorporated
Jockey Hollow Foundation
LightRiver Technologies
Morgan Stanley
National Basketball Association
News Corp
Nielsen 
PriceWaterhouse Coopers
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP
Stanley Black & Decker
State Street Global Advisors
TD Bank
Tesla
The Curtis W. McGraw Foundation
The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation
The Tides Foundation
UBS
Xerox

As a nonprofit with limited resources, all partnerships with A Better Chance must include a minimum level of philanthropic support.

We believe the best partnerships are of mutual benefit.  To begin a discussion about partnering, please contact Colleen Smith, Grants and Corporate Partnerships Manager, at (646) 346-1324 or csmith@abetterchance.org.