Become a Partner

Become a Partner

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Learn more about how you can partner with us to transform the lives of SMASH scholars!

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Partner with us by joining a Giving Circle.

 

Through generous contributions and the commitment of volunteers, the national and local business community is playing a vital role in helping SMASH build the workforce of the future. Please join the growing number of companies, small and large, that recognize the future of our innovation economy depends on strengthening the talent pipeline by creating opportunity for many deserving students.

Leadership Circle

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Minimum Annual Contribution: $100,000

• A two year SMASH fellowship named for your company for five incoming SMASH scholars each year at all SMASH sites in Atlanta, Detroit, Philadelphia, Los Angeles and the Bay Area

• Opportunity for a representative to serve on the SMASH advisory board with other business and community leaders

• Opportunity to engage scholars through company hosted events and a broad range of employee volunteer opportunities

• 5 employee career profiles on the Genius Plaza platform, an edTech multicultural platform in partnership with SMASH, accessed by more than 2,000 school districts throughout the US and Latin America

• Company spotlighted in Annual Report

• Recognized as a lead sponsor of the annual Fairness Matters Forum, an annual forum exploring issues around diversity and inclusion

• Logo recognition and a hyperlink to your corporate website on the LPFI Corporate Contributors Website

Innovator's Circle

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Minimum Annual Contribution: $50,000

• A one year SMASH fellowship named for your company for one incoming SMASH scholar at the SMASH site of your choice either in Atlanta, Detroit, Philadelphia, Los Angeles and the Bay Area

• Opportunity to engage scholars through company hosted events and a broad range of employee volunteer opportunities

• 2 employee career profile on the Genius Plaza platform, an edTech multicultural platform in partnership with SMASH, accessed by more than 2,000 school districts throughout the US and Latin America

• Recognized as a sponsor of the annual Fairness Matters Forum, an annual forum exploring issues around diversity and inclusion

• Logo recognition and a hyperlink to your corporate website on the LPFI Corporate Contributors Website

Tech Circle

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Minimum Annual Contribution: $25,000

• Sponsor of one SMASH scholars at the SMASH site of your choice

• Opportunity to engage scholars through company hosted events and a broad range of employee volunteer opportunities

• Six (6) invitations to the annual Fairness Matters Forum, an annual forum exploring issues around diversity and inclusion

• Logo recognition and a hyperlink to your corporate website on the LPFI Corporate Contributors Website

STEM Advocate

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Minimum Annual Contribution: $5,000 – $10,000

• Opportunity to engage scholars through company hosted networking opportunities and other opportunities

• Four (4) invitations to Fairness Matters Forum, an annual forum exploring issues around diversity and inclusion

• Logo recognition and a hyperlink to your corporate website on the LPFI Corporate Contributors Website

Your donations transform lives

100% of SMASH Scholars graduate high school
98% are enrolled in or attended college
46% are enrolled in or graduated from Top 50 university
70% of SMASH alumni currently majoring in/have graduated with STEM degree

 

Who we serve

34% African-American
52% Latinx
8% Southeast Asian
6% Multi-Racial & Other
53%

Female SMASH Scholars

78%

First Generation College

47%

Male SMASH scholars

78%

Low income based on criteria for free/reduced lunch

Corporate Partners 2017


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  • Amgen
  • AppDynamics
  • AT&T Foundation
  • Autodesk Foundation
  • Bayer USA
  • Comcast Foundation
  • FedEx
  • Ford Foundation
  • Google.org
  • Juniper Networks Foundation
  • Microsoft
  • Motorola Solutions 
  • Pixar
  • SAP
  • Symantec
  • Teichert
  • Walmart Foundation 
  • Wells Fargo Foundation
  • Western Digital
       

Foundation Partners 2017


  • Callison Family Foundation 
  • Castellano Family Foundation
  • D.E. Shaw Research
  • Dhanam Family Foundation
  • John & Marcia Goldman Foundation
  • Rose Hills Foundation 
  • Heising Foundation 
  • Hull Family Foundation
  • Joseph & Vera Long Foundation 
  • Kelly Foundation
  • Leslie Foundation 
  • Lookout Foundation 
  • Morrison & Foerster Foundation
  • Robert McCormick Foundation
  • Ralph M Parsons Foundation
  • Irene S Scully Foundation 
  • Silicon Valley Community Foundation 
  • USDA – WAMS Program
  • Vermeil Family Fund