SUPPORT A TEACHER.

SPARK CREATIVITY.

INVEST IN our FUTURE.

Become a Sponsor

Join our mission to transform education and inspire the next generation of innovators.
Every dollar given to Ignited helps a teacher make a difference in the lives of their students.

We are a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization so your donation is likely tax-deductible. Our federal tax ID number is 77-014386-5.
Mentor and Fellow
AREAS OF GREATEST NEED

The majority of our funding comes from corporate, university, and foundation partners who provide fellowship opportunities to teachers. Additional support we receive goes to increasing the impact of the fellowship program and other initiatives that support local educators.

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Ignited Fund for Innovation (FFI)

Funding for teachers to obtain the resources required to implement innovative new projects with their students ($1000 per classroom)

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Sponsor an Ignited Coach

Funding to hire a veteran teacher who will mentor a group of summer fellows and share curriculum design expertise ($1K per week)

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Subsidize a Non-Profit Fellowship

Funding to place a summer fellow within an organization that otherwise could not afford to host a teacher (up to $5K per fellowship)

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Pilot a New Program

Funding to create and deliver targeted professional development opportunities for local STEM teachers ($10K and up)


we are grateful to our partners for their generous support

Lockheed Martin Space Systems Company

>$200,000

S.D. Bechtel Jr. Foundation

$150,000 - $200,000

Stanford University

$150,000 - $200,000

Agilent Technologies

$50,000 - $100,000

Cisco Systems

$50,000 - $100,000

Synopsys

$50,000 - $100,000

UC Berkeley

$50,000 - $100,000

Amgen Foundation

$20,000 - $50,000

Cepheid

$20,000 - $50,000

Cordis Corporation

$20,000 - $50,000

Course Hero

$20,000 - $50,000

Genentech

$20,000 - $50,000

Mentor Graphics

$20,000 - $50,000

Silicon Valley Bank

$20,000 - $50,000

SRI International

$20,000 - $50,000

VCE

$20,000 - $50,000

Blach Construction

$10,000 - $20,000

Brocade Communication Systems

$10,000 - $20,000

Brooks Automation

$10,000 - $20,000

Coherent, Inc.

$10,000 - $20,000

The Dow Chemical Company

$10,000 - $20,000

EMC Corporation

$10,000 - $20,000

Extreme Ultraviolet Science and Technology Engineering Research Center

$10,000 - $20,000

FX Palo Alto Laboratory, Inc.

$10,000 - $20,000

Global Imagination

$10,000 - $20,000

IBM

$10,000 - $20,000

Intel Corporation

$10,000 - $20,000

Intuitive Surgical, Inc.

$10,000 - $20,000

Lucile Packard Children's Hospital

$10,000 - $20,000

Pixar

$10,000 - $20,000

San Jose Water Company

$10,000 - $20,000

SanDisk Corporation

$10,000 - $20,000

Sobrato Foundation

$10,000 - $20,000

Tesoro Corporation

$10,000 - $20,000

Wells Fargo

$10,000 - $20,000

zSpace

$10,000 - $20,000

Mellam Family Foundation

$5,000 - $10,000

SalesForce.com

$5,000 - $10,000

Santa Clara University

$5,000 - $10,000

The Tech Museum of Innovation

$5,000 - $10,000

UC Santa Cruz

$5,000 - $10,000

Yahoo Employee Foundation

$5,000 - $10,000

Google

Under $5,000

Gordon Biersch Brewing Company

Under $5,000

Merit Resource Group

Under $5,000

NetApp

Under $5,000

Northrop Grumman Corporation

Under $5,000

Silicon Valley Leadership Group

Under $5,000

Zopim

Under $5,000

Other ways to help

We are a small team with enormous goals. We are thrilled when individuals or companies
offer to share their expertise or provide other in-kind donations in support of our mission.

Volunteer with Our Team
We love to meet people who share our passion for education and we welcome support from those with expertise in web design, marketing, photography, public relations, and other professions.

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Spread the Word
Do you have friends or colleagues who may be excited about the work we do? We love introductions to new people who can help us in our mission to spark innovation and transform education.

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Host a Meeting or Event
Agilent Technologies has graciously hosted our team in their beautiful Santa Clara campus since 2002. However, we always have needs for other facilities to hold occasional events and meetings.

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