A national network of funders supporting strategic, innovative, and effective solutions to homelessness

Funding Partners

We know that ending homelessness will take all of us working together, and our funding partners are living proof of this ideal.  They support our operations, member services, and advocacy because they believe that philanthropy can be mobilized to end homelessness and Funders Together is poised to lead the charge.  

Thank you for your continued support.

 

2015/2016 Funding Partners 


Catalysts Level: a gift of more than $25,000

Arcus Foundation
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
Conrad N. Hilton Foundation
Melville Charitable Trust
Oak Foundation
Raikes Foundation
Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland

Champions Level: a gift of more than $10,000 and up to $25,000

Kresge Foundation
The Simmons Foundation

Leaders Level: a gift of more than $5,000 and up to $10,000

Campion Foundation
Sonya Campion
The Frees Foundation
Miami Homes for All
Polk Bros. Foundation

Investors Level: a gift of up to $5,000

Butler Family Fund
Casey Family Programs
Ryan Chao
Don and Lynn Burnes Family Fund
Janice Elliott
Edyth Bush Charitable Foundation
Fairfield County Community Foundation
Funders Together San Diego
Hawaii Community Foundation
Katie Hong
Barbara "Bobbie" Ibarra
Jay & Rose Phillips Family Foundation
Fred Karnas
May & Stanley Smith Charitable Trust
Michael McConnell
Nurmi Family Foundation
Tom Nurmi
OneFamily Foundation
The Palette Fund
Leslie Perkul
Phillips Family Foundation
Pierce Family Foundation
Bill Pitkin
Debbie Reznick
The Rhode Island Foundation
Martha Toll
Siemer Institute for Family Stability
The Simmons Foundation
True Colors Fund
United Way of Greater New Haven
Valley of the Sun United Way
Joseph Weisbord
David Wertheimer
The William J. and Dorothy K. O'Neill Foundation
Zarrow Families Foundation

 

Interested in becoming a Funders Together to End Homelessness Funding Partner? Click here for more information about membership dues or contact Katie McGonagle to discuss grant opportunities.

 

We joined Funders Together because we believe in the power of philanthropy to play a major role in ending homelessness, and we know we have much to learn from funders across the country.

-Christine Marge, Director of Housing and Financial Stability at United Way of Greater Los Angeles

I am thankful for the local partnerships here in the Pacific Northwest that we’ve been able to create and nurture thanks to the work of Funders Together. Having so many of the right players at the table makes our conversations – and all of our efforts – all the richer and more effective.

-David Wertheimer, Deputy Director at Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Very often a lack of jobs and money is not the cause of poverty, but the symptom. The cause may lie deeper in our failure to give our fellow citizens a fair chance to develop their own capacities, in a lack of education and training, in a lack of medical care and housing, in a lack of decent communities in which to live and bring up their children.

-President Lyndon B. Johnson, 1964 State of the Union Address

Funders Together has given me a platform to engage the other funders in my community. Our local funding community has improved greatly to support housing first models and align of resources towards ending homelessness.

-Leslie Strnisha, Vice President at Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland

Our family foundation convenes local funders and key community stakeholders around strategies to end homelessness in Houston. Funders Together members have been invaluable mentors to us in this effort, traveling to our community to share their expertise and examples of best practices from around the nation.

-Nancy Frees Fountain, Managing Director at The Frees Foundation


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