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The following list represents all donors who have given $5,000 or more to Open Campus:

  • American Journalism Project
  • Anna-Maria and Stephen Kellen Foundation
  • Arnold Ventures
  • Ascendium Education Group
  • Carnegie Corporation of New York
  • Cognizant Foundation
  • College Futures Foundation
  • Craig Newmark Philanthropies
  • ECMC Foundation
  • Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
  • Rebecca Gray
  • Helios Education Foundation
  • The Joyce Foundation
  • John S. and James L. Knight Foundation
  • The Kresge Foundation
  • Lumina Foundation
  • Scripps Howard Fund
  • Strada Education Network
  • Ted Weidlein
  • Facebook Journalism Project (partnered with Lenfest Institute for Journalism)