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Corporate and Institutional Giving

A Commitment to the Future

Large or small, public or private, the organizations we team up with are filled with people who share our commitment to the world’s children and help us to make a powerful difference in their lives.

Featured Partners

Our work wouldn’t be possible without the support of our partners and supporters at every level. Here are just a few.

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USAA, a leading provider of insurance and financial solutions to more than 13 million members of the U.S. military, veterans, and their families, has provided major philanthropic support for a core Sesame Workshop initiative: Sesame Street for Military Families. Learn More

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SC Johnson

SC Johnson is a family company at work for a better world, whose work with Sesame Workshop stems from its global efforts to create a healthier and more sustainable world today and for future generations. SC Johnson and Sesame Workshop are creating tools and resources to educate young children and caregivers on healthy and environmentally sustainable practices that can help families stay healthy, connected, and full of curiosity. Learn More

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The Lego Foundation

In December 2018, the LEGO Foundation awarded a landmark $100 million to Sesame Workshop to bring the power of learning through play to children affected by the Rohingya and Syrian refugee crises. The grant will benefit some of the world’s most vulnerable children and call attention to the critical importance of learning through play to set them on a path of healthy growth and development.

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Vincent Mai

Vincent Mai is the Chairman of the Sesame Workshop Global Advisory Group and former Chairman of the Sesame Workshop Board of Trustees. The Mai Family Foundation is a critical partner of Takalani Sesame in South Africa and has been integral to the success of Takalani’s community engagement efforts and the ongoing sustainability of our work in South Africa.

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