We greatly appreciate the support from our generous World Forum Foundation sponsors!

Major Sponsors

Significant contributions from our Major Sponsors support the overall mission of the World Forum Foundation.

Learn more about our Major Sponsors.

World Forum Foundation Administrative Partners

  • Community Development Institute
  • Dimensions Educational Research Foundation
  • New Zealand Tertiary College

Connection Center Monthly Sponsor

Each month a generous organization contributes toward the cost of creating informational and advocacy tools, which are made available for free access through the World Forum Foundation Connection Center.

Thank you to our featured sponsor:


At Teachstone, everything we do is about improving the ways teachers interact with children around the globe. We offer training for coaches and observers, deliver online programs, and design professional development — all of it grounded in one proven fact: classroom interactions have a lasting impact on children’s academic and developmental success. Learn more.

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Generous contributions from event sponsors support the 2017 World Forum on Early Care and Education as well as help underwrite the cost of fellowships awarded to early childhood professionals from situations with limited resources.

Thank you to our Lead Sponsor Primrose Schools!

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to view a current list of our 2017 World Forum Event Sponsors and Administrative Partners.

Individual Donors

Gifts from our individual donors support for the on-going work of the World Forum Foundation. If you are interested in making a gift to the World Forum Foundation, click here. Gifts can also be made in honor or memory of an individual.

Ron Blatz
Ruth Ann Ball
Pam Boulton
Diane Trister Dodge
Leslie Falconer
Selena Fox
Anita Fussell
Ivan Galindo
Karma Gayleg
Karen Graham
Stacy Hadley

Kirsten Haugen
Ellen Hall
Carol Hillman
Robert Manning & Yasmina Vinci Manning
Roger and Bonnie Neugebauer
Edna Ranck
John and Nancy Rosenow
Bruce Schon
Sheldon Shaeffer
Bob and Andrea Siegel
Patricia Wilson

David Gleason Fellowship Fund Donors

The purpose of this Fund is to honor David’s role as the founding sponsor and first President of the World Forum Foundation. Learn more.

Edna Ranck
Ivan Galindo
Larry Schweinhart
Luis Hernandez
Kaye Davis
Junstina Omolola Onifade
Corinne Gleason
Richard Goldman
Ellan Hall
Gloria I. Guzman
Susan Peebles
Diane Dodge
Angela Ferrario
Bright Horizons Foundation for Children
New Horizon Academy
Michael Kalinowski
Ellen Hall
Paula Bloom
Iver Haugen
Diane Levin
Michelle McGinnis
Alice Campbell
Shefali Thaman
Clark Adams
Susan Brenner
Rebecca Bowman
Kay M. Albrecht
Simon Ho

Jerry Parr
Fran McIntyre
Margaret Gleeson
Cheryl A. Bose
Abby Shapiro
Robert Lurie
Patricia Frouws
Beverly Schmalzried
Eric J. Karolak
Alice Sterling Honig
Gary P. O’Neil
Margaret Akinware
Joe Perreault
Marguerite Kondracke
April Powell
Jack Wallace
Linda Whitehead
A. Clay Shouse
Hal Kaplan
Ellen Galinsky
Rhian Allvin
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Rhonda Paver
Robert Siegel
Mary L. Brown
Nancy Alexander
Michelle McGinnis
Susan Russell
Bob Benson

Focused Work: Voices of Children Documentary Project Donors

An international group of World Forum Foundation educators, social scientists, filmmakers and advocates have embarked on a journey to create “Voices of Children”, a documentary filmed in locations around the world. Learn more.

Zvia Dover
Angela Ferrario
Victoria Armstrong
Cindy Wincewicz
Sheldon Shaeffer
Nancy Rosenow

Joanne Kelleher
Angela Fowler
Kirsten Haugen
Teresa Hauswirth
Bonnie Neugebauer
Ellen Hall

Interested in Becoming a World Forum Foundation Sponsor?

Please contact Ken Dobbs (+1 844260-5805 toll-free) to learn about sponsorship benefits and availability. If you would like to make an individual gift to the World Forum Foundation, visit our Donation page.