Sponsors


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: 
Dimensions Educational Research Foundation

Dimensions Educational Research Foundation conducts research and collaborates with others to investigate how children’s connections with the natural world can affect wellness and development. Dimensions provides research-based workshops, design consultations and hands-on resources to elementary schools, early childhood programs, nature centers, arboretums, botanical gardens, parks, zoos, wildlife refuges, national forest visitor centers and other organizations throughout the United States interested in helping children connect more deeply with the natural world….. learn more.

Primrose Logo_Badge_sqrEvent Sponsors

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
Michael Kalinowski
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
Clay Shouse
Hal Kaplan
Ellen Galinsky
Rhian Allvin
Dr. Walter A. Donohue
Rhonda Paver
Robert Siegel
Mary L. Brown
Nancy Alexander
Michelle McGinnis

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.

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.