Serving 16,000 clients per year is a monumental task we simply cannot do alone. As we have grown, so has the ecosystem of incredible partners who advance our work. Funding Partners primarily support our operating budget; Program Partners primarily collaborate in service delivery; Referral Partners primarily infuse our program with eligible clients (job-seeking military members, veterans and military spouses).
Annual donations exceeding $500k
Call of Duty Endowment:
The Call of Duty Endowment helps veterans find high quality careers by supporting groups that prepare them for the job market and by raising awareness of the value vets bring to the workplace.
The Walmart Foundation meets the needs of the under-served by directing charitable giving toward our core areas of focus: Opportunity, Sustainability and Community. In 2014, Walmart and the Walmart Foundation gave $1.4 billion in cash and in-kind contributions around the world. Global in-kind donations accounted for $1 billion, while $309 million was given in cash globally.
Shultz Family Foundation:
Guided by a belief that an “inequality of opportunity” is stifling America’s potential, the Schultz Family Foundation invests in innovative programs and partnerships that unlock human potential, remove barriers to success and create new pathways to opportunity. The Schultz Family Foundation currently supports two national signature initiatives: Onward Youth and Onward Veterans.
The Institute for Veterans and Military Families (IVMF) is the first interdisciplinary national institute in higher education focused on the social, economic, education, and policy issues impacting veterans and their families post-service. Through their focus on veteran-facing programming, research and policy, employment and employer support, and community engagement, the institute provides in-depth analysis of the challenges facing the veteran community, captures best practices, and serves as a forum to facilitate new partnerships and strong relationships between the individuals and organizations committed to making a difference for veterans and military families.
AWEARNESS Kenneth Cole is a joint collaboration between Men’s Wearhouse and Kenneth Cole Productions, sold exclusively at Men’s Wearhouse, with the mission to create tailored clothing so the modern man can “look good, for good.” Since the launch of the collection, a one percent contribution from all gross sales of “AWEARNESS Kenneth Cole” products have been allocated towards organizations that assist with counseling and career placement for veterans, and provide transitional housing for those fighting homelessness.