Higher Achievement is funded by generous support from foundations, businesses, government, and individuals. We thank them for their investment in our scholars. For more details, please take a look at our FY2016 Audit & Letter, our FY2016 990, and our 2016 Annual Report.

Higher Achievement Donors

For the fiscal year ending August 31, 2015.

Summa Cum Laude ($100,000+)

21st Century Community Learning Centers


Children and Youth Investment Trust Corporation

Family and Children Legacy Fund

Family League of Baltimore City

The Heinz Endowments

The J. Willard and Alice S. Marriott Foundation

Maryland State Department of Education

Richard King Mellon Foundation

NextUp RVA

Norman & Ruth Rales Foundation

Reed Smith, LLP

Toyota USA Foundation

U.S. Department of Education

The Wallace Foundation

Virginia Department of Education


Magna Cum Laude ($50,000+)

Jane Bancroft Robinson Foundation

Jerry Taylor and Nancy Bryant Foundation

The Morris and Gwendolyn Cafritz Foundation

Capital One

The Community Foundation Serving Richmond & Central Virginia

Dweck Family Foundation

The Grable Foundation

Philip L. Graham Fund

Local Initiatives Support Corporation

McAuley Ministries

Eugene and Agnes E. Meyer Foundation

Parking Management, Inc.

RGK Foundation

United Way of Greater Richmond & Petersburg

The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation, Inc.


Distinguished Honors ($25,000+)

Alexandria City Public Schools

Arnold & Porter

Balfour Beatty

Baltimore City Public Schools

Bank of America Charitable Foundation

Bates White, LLC

Capital for Children

CarMax Foundation

The Annie E. Casey Foundation

Clark Construction Group, LLC

Annie Linehan Czerwinski

Davis Construction

DC Promise Neighborhood Initiative, Inc.

District of Columbia Public Schools


Lois & Richard England Family Foundation

First Potomac Realty Trust

Fried Frank

Gilbane Building Company

Richard and Caroline T. Gwathmey Memorial Trust

Harman Family Foundation

Hoffberger Family Philanthropies

Horning Family Fund

Joseph E. and Marjorie B. Jones Foundation

Kimsey Foundation


MARPAT Foundation

Mason Hirst Foundation

Quadrangle Development Corporation

The Rands Foundation

Mitchell N. Schear

The Hattie M. Strong Foundation

Alvin and Fanny B. Thalheimer Foundation, Inc

Vornado/Charles E. Smith

Webber Family Foundation

Whiting Turner Contracting Company