Visionary Champions

Our Visionary Champions have provided significant operational support to seed our growth. They have made big investments in our vision, have offered expertise and coaching from their employees, and are walking alongside us as we work to scale up our impact on school and community health. To learn more about how you can support our work, please contact us.

  • The Bender Foundation
  • CareFirst
  • DC Health
  • Digital Lift
  • Fight for Children
  • Gilead Sciences
  • GoGo Squeez
  • The Herb Block Foundation
  • The Ittleson Foundation
  • Nike Community Impact Fund
  • The Reva and David Logan Foundation
  • The Risa Fund
  • Qlarant Foundation
  • ViiV Healthcare

Coaches Circle

Our die-hard individual donors have signed up to give monthly. We are grateful for this group and hope to continue to grow it in the future. To join our Coaches Circle, simply make a recurring donation here. As soon as we receive a recurring donation, we will add you to our Coaches Circle and send you a welcome letter.

  • Erin Boudreau
  • Michael Bourie
  • Paulette Cocco
  • Fallon Farmer
  • Michael Goltzman
  • Jess Hagler
  • Kate Hixon
  • Christina Johnson
  • Mackenzie Jones
  • Richard Livingstone
  • Joseph Mendrala
  • Matt Mullman
  • Samantha Muratori
  • Lindsay Nathanson
  • James Nelson
  • Megan Patrick
  • Ryan Pettengill
  • Tyler Ranalli
  • Jared Rifis
  • Lucia Rose
  • Kevin Silk
  • Barb Skewes

Service Champions

These partners provide critical non-financial resources, advice, and advocacy to support our students and advance our mission. To explore ways our organizations can partner together, please contact us.


  • Urban Alliance
  • Promising Futures
  • Children’s National
  • Latin American Youth Center
  • DC Health & Wellness Clinic
  • Heart to Hand
  • Planned Parenthood of Metro DC
  • DC Central Kitchen


  • Active Schools
  • Blushark Digital
  • Crowell & Moring
  • Good Sports
  • Healthy People 2023
  • Hogan Lovells
  • National Youth Sports Strategy

Educational Partners

Our work would be impossible without the teachers, coaches, and administrators from both universities and middle schools. Because of them, we are able to connect with students and college-athletes who are at the heart of our entire operation. To become an educational partner, click here.

Partner Middle Schools

  • Center City Public Charter Schools (DC)
    • Brightwood Campus (DC)
    • Petworth Campus (DC)
    • Shaw Campus (DC)
    • Trinidad Campus (DC)
    • Capitol Hill Campus (DC)
  • E.L. Haynes Public Charter School (DC)
  • Global Leadership Academy (Philadelphia)
  • KIPP DC Will Academy (DC)
  • KIPP DC Valor Academy (DC)
  • Meridian Public Charter School (DC)
  • Perry Street Preparatory PCS (DC)
  • Washington School for Girls (DC)

Partner Universities

  • American University
  • Howard University
  • Georgetown University
  • The George Washington University
  • Temple University

Past Supporters

We would not be where we are today without donations and partnerships over the years from the following supporters. To see a list of past supporters, click here.