Our Funders

Children’s Literacy Initiative is pleased to acknowledge the following donors, including all members of CLI’s Board of Directors, for their generosity during Fiscal Year 2016 (July 1, 2015, through June 30, 2016). These private individuals, charitable trusts and organizations support CLI and our work through grants, corporate matches, United Way designations, in-kind gifts and the donation of publicly traded securities. CLI greatly appreciates each gift.

$1,000,000 or more
  • Target*
  • U.S. Department of Education*
  • The William Penn
$500,000 to $999,999
  • Denver Public Schools Foundation*
  • Steans Family Foundation
$100,000 to $499,999
  • Anonymous
  • Allen H. & Selma E. Berkman Charitable Trust
  • Drexel University
  • Greater Auburn-Gresham Development Corporation
  • The Pew Charitable Trusts*
$50,000 to $99,999
  • Anonymous
  • The Capital Group Companies
  • Daniels Fund*
  • Denver Foundation
  • Farber Family Foundation, Inc.
  • Hamilton Family Foundation
  • Joel and Sharon Koppelman
  • Locust Street Associates GP, LLC
  • The Piton Foundation
  • Polk Bros. Foundation, Inc.
  • The Selander Foundation
$25,000 to $49,999
  • Boeing Company Charitable Trust
  • Chicago Tribune Charities- Holiday Campaign, a McCormick Foundation Fund
  • Samuel S. Fels Fund
  • Governor Woods Foundation
  • Bonnie & Lon Greenberg
  • A.D. Henderson Foundation
  • The Brook J. Lenfest Foundation
  • Sally Brown McInnes & John McInnes Charitable Trust
  • The Snider Foundation
  • Vertex, Inc.
$10,000 to $24,999
  • Richard L. Berkman, Esq.
  • Dolfinger-McMahon Foundation
  • The Donley Foundation
  • The Education Policy and Leadership Center
  • Meehee and Richard Gluck
  • Jeanne and Dov Haselkorn
  • Christian R. and Mary F. Lindback Foundation
  • The Philadelphia Foundation
  • Lawrence J. and Anne Rubenstein Charitable Foundation
  • Sedgwick Claims Management Services, Inc.
  • Subaru of America Foundation, Inc.
  • Teva Pharmaceuticals
  • Katherine and Bradley Vogt
  • Harold L. Yoh, III
$1,000 to $9,999
  • Anonymous
  • B & N Trugman Charitable Trust
  • Christine and Leif Beck
  • Jennifer and David Bloom
  • Brodart Company
  • Fred J. Brotherton Charitable Foundation
  • Bryn Mawr Trust Company
  • Ronald Cocklin
  • William & Sylvia Cohen Family Fund
  • Philip E. Cowen
  • A. Bruce Crawley
  • Lois and Larry Curry
  • David DeTora
  • Daniel Doran
  • Eden Charitable Foundation
  • Jessica Feder
  • The Law Office of Bruce D. Green, PA
  • Frances Greene
  • Shelley and Steven Harris
  • Wendy Harris
  • Julie and Richard Jaffe
  • William T. Josem
  • Kinder Morgan Foundation
  • Mary and Justin Klein
  • M&T Charitable Foundation
  • Constance S. Major
  • Gerald Mosely
  • Mostafa Family Charitable Lead Trust
  • Kathleen O’Shea
  • Cathy Ostaszewski
  • Megan and Edmund Pantuliano
  • Steve Pesce, Sr./Elizabeth Truck Center
  • RevZilla
  • Alisha and Jonathan Risch
  • Roma Bank Community Foundation
  • Caroline J. Sanders Charitable Trust II
  • Stephan Schenk
  • Susan and Tom Smith
  • Sandra St. George
  • Harriet Stone
  • TisBest Philanthropy
  • The TJX Foundation, Inc.
  • Univest Corporation of Pennsylvania
  • UPMC Health Benefits
$500 to $999
  • Atalanta Corporation
  • Michael Banach
  • Kevin Banks
  • John Bonow
  • Sarah and Robert Boser
  • Mr. and Mrs. James Buck, III
  • Ildefonso Burgos
  • Annie E. Casey Foundation
  • Frank Fagundus
  • Katherine Giordano
  • David Goldberg
  • Tyrone Howard
  • Brian Katulis
  • Joshua Krieger
  • Karen and Gary Levi
  • PFM Group
  • Elizabeth and Eric Pilacik
  • Pond Lehocky Stern Giordano
  • Jagmohan S. Raju
  • Michelle Revelle
  • Jean Sanderlin
  • Doug Sherman
  • Cara Silverman
  • Ralph Smith
  • Claire M. Steinberg
  • Roger W. Stube
  • Robin Toblin
  • Kate E. Wilson
  • Joel A. Zarrow and Helen Nadel
  • ZPR Family Foundation,Inc.
$100 to $499
  • Anonymous
  • Daniel Agar
  • Dennis Askin
  • Harry Askin
  • Atlanta Carats, Inc.
  • Bailey Axe
  • Abraham Becker
  • Linda Becker
  • Pete Becker
  • Anju Bieler
  • Dennis Bonanni
  • Michael Boylan
  • Bright Funds Foundation
  • Ellen Broude
  • John Buchner
  • Robert Bulleit
  • John Cartaina
  • Ceridian Lifeworks Service
  • Brenda Cole
  • Beverly Collins
  • Steven Collins
  • Patricia Cousineau
  • Michael Criss
  • Lois Cronholm-Neff and Stuart Neff
  • Lawrence Cryer
  • Lan Cuprzinski
  • Howard Brett Cutler
  • Julia DeLeone
  • Bruce Desmarais
  • Troy DiGrandi
  • Stephen Dubner
  • Jeffrey Dwoskin
  • Barbara Feder
  • Donna and Morris Fine
  • Eva Finney
  • Jennifer Fleischner
  • Jaymi and Joe Formaggio
  • David Frank
  • Keith Frederickson
  • Sally and Frank Gafford
  • Steve Garguilo
  • Cindy Gavin
  • Mary Ghikas
  • Katey Glunt
  • Phillip Goldberg
  • Elyse Goodman
  • Pamela L. Grossman
  • Roger Guttentag
  • Gary Hahl
  • Patricia Hampton
  • Brenna Hassinger-Das
  • Gregory Haught
  • HBCU Library Alliance
  • Caryn Henning
  • Stephanie Holeman
  • Mette Holmelund
  • Home & School Association Penn Alexander
  • Jaime and Eliot Horowitz
  • Kate Hovde
  • Larry Hunt
  • Elise Javetski
  • Bette Jenkins
  • James E. Jeter
  • Johnson, Mirmiran & Thompson
  • Stephen Kane
  • Brendan Kelly
  • Stanton Kelton
  • Rebecca Kimball
  • Robin and David Kranich
  • Agnes and Jeff Landau
  • Anne Lang
  • William Lawson
  • Kimberly Leichtner
  • Ronald Lindahl
  • Benjamin Linder
  • Kathy and Tom Linsin
  • John Loewenstein
  • Janet and David Lyons
  • T.J. Maas
  • Julie and Richard Mahoney
  • Janet Markman
  • BeLinda Mathie
  • Laurie Matthews
  • Kris McCormick
  • Doug McCullough
  • McKinsey & Company
  • Susana Meyer
  • Kathryn Miller
  • Belinda Morgan
  • Jarrett Moyer
  • Claire Mueller
  • Laura Muha
  • Thomas Mullins
  • Winnie and Bill Murphy
  • Phillip Murray
  • Kirsten Myers
  • Mitchell Newman
  • Joan and Jerry Olsen
  • Jeremy Oreper
  • Theresa and Vladamir Ormond
  • John Passarelli
  • Jacqueline and Thomas Peck
  • Pennsylvania Lumbermens
  • Mutual Insurance Co.
  • Anne Perry
  • Susan Raimondo
  • Victoria Raivitch
  • Elizabeth and Thomas Redmond
  • Matthew Riedel
  • Alex Rieger
  • Jamal Rorie
  • Susan Rubnitz
  • Amy Ryder
  • Jason Scalzo
  • Judith and Robert Schachner
  • Eileen Schloss
  • Adam Schuyler
  • Ed and Amy Shenkan Charitable Trust
  • Michelle Shirk
  • Sisterhood Book Club of Congregation Sons of Israel
  • Kyle Smith
  • Holly Snow
  • The Spiral Bookcase
  • Timothy St. Clair
  • Benjamin Stahl
  • John Stenger
  • Taylor Stewart
  • Robert Struck
  • Susquehanna International Group
  • Lori Taylor
  • Susan Tracy
  • Melitta VanderBrooke
  • Sam Virden
  • Jean Warrington
  • Michael Watson
  • WBF Foundation, Inc.
  • Susan Weintraub
  • Ellen Wheeler
  • Eileen Wilkie
  • Alisa Willens-Davis
  • Sandra Youndt
  • Christopher Young
  • Alison Zepp
$99 and Under
  • Anonymous (5)
  • Mindy and Eddie Abraham
  • Cheryl and David Agar
  • Barbara Alexander
  • Jason Alferness
  • Mari Alvarado
  • Brian Ambrose
  • Jordan Ambrose
  • Nicole F. Anderson
  • Marie Annkitza
  • Jamie Armistead
  • Victor Arumemi
  • Ascensus
  • Thompson Asea
  • Sade Ashlee
  • Susan Baiman
  • Mark Banholzer
  • Leonard Bardfeld
  • Colin Barnes
  • Dorothy Bartel
  • Diane Bartlett
  • Christine Bass
  • Jacquelyn Battel
  • Wendy Becker
  • Doris and Christian Beechwood
  • Rosemarie and Ed Benton
  • Rita Berger-Morra
  • Sharon Biegen
  • Mike Binkley
  • Troneiai Blake
  • Haley Boyan
  • Kadeisha Bradley
  • Diane Brawarsky
  • Ruth Buhai
  • Christin Byrdsong
  • Sharon and Steve Byrne
  • Elizabeth Campanella
  • Mark Cannon
  • Meghan Carlson
  • Thomas Cavanaugh
  • Sarah Celiann
  • Gregg Charalambous
  • Peter Chihlas
  • Stacey Cofield
  • Amy Cole
  • Ali Colombowala
  • Comcast Corporation
  • Andres Correa
  • John Cover
  • Leslie Cruz
  • Ronald Cubbage
  • Brian Curley
  • Cristin Dalecki
  • Catherine Dallia
  • Laurel Dammann
  • Margaret Darby
  • Mark Davidson
  • Taher Dawoodi
  • Justin de la Cruz
  • Adam Demetriou
  • Ann Dickman
  • John DiPaolo
  • Lynn and Ronald Doczkat
  • Laura Drescher
  • John Drew
  • Nancy Dubin
  • Kristen Dugan
  • Christopher Dugovich
  • Sarah Dunn
  • Josephine Ellington-Smith
  • Eileen Feldgus
  • Noelle Figueroa
  • Ellen Filicko
  • Nelson L. Flores
  • Claire Fontana
  • Alison Foster
  • Barbara Fox
  • Benjamin Freas
  • Ashley Fretthold
  • Carol Front
  • Glenn Fuir
  • Tim Gormley and Tim Furlong
  • Alison Gaylo
  • Rachel and Graham Gellar
  • Beverly and Samuel Giaimo
  • Randall Gilkes
  • Stephen Gillette
  • Leah Golberstein
  • Marilyn Gold
  • Donna and Michael Gordon
  • Wendy and Russ Gordon
  • Susan and Bill Gourley
  • James Graser
  • Anja Graves
  • Diane and Bill Graves
  • Diquana Gray
  • Jennifer Green
  • Zara Guzman
  • Rosemary L. Hacker
  • Brandon Hairston
  • Karen Halfmann
  • Nancy and William Hamill
  • Heather Hannon
  • Jen Hansen
  • Ginny Harezlak
  • Diedra and Tom Harkenrider
  • Peter Heerdt
  • Joann and Edward Hilinski
  • Kelsey Hill
  • Patsy J. Hillard
  • Cindy Hilsheimer
  • Jennifer Howard
  • Doris and Si Izes
  • Megan Jackson
  • Horacio Jimenez
  • Barbara Johnson
  • Robert Johnson
  • Nancy Jones
  • Joshua Katz
  • Ruth Keeran
  • Patricia Kilian
  • Leslie and Ray Kimmelman
  • George Klein
  • Kenneth Klein
  • Nancy Kleinberg
  • Arlene Kline
  • Lori Klose
  • Monica Klucharich
  • Aviele Koffler
  • Ellen Kornmeyer
  • Elizabeth Kristiansen
  • Angie Kuhlmann
  • Kurt Karmin Family Foundation
  • Jordan Landau
  • Caryl and Burt Lasko
  • Andrea and Ari Lefkovits
  • Claire Leggett
  • Jessica Lewis
  • Joanne and John Linus
  • Chad Lowers
  • Cynthia and James Lyon
  • Barbara Manty
  • Joseph Marcus and Pam Wetherbee
  • Sandra Marks
  • John Martorelli
  • Kathy K. Massimo
  • Loren McAlister
  • Edward McAssey
  • Elizabeth McClenney
  • Mary McConaughy
  • Karen McCormick
  • Paula McCoy
  • Zarmon McCray
  • Reginald McCrimmon
  • Stephanie McKay
  • Christienne McPherson
  • James Mendelsohn
  • Cindy Methven
  • Kris Meyer
  • Elaine Miller
  • Alan Monheit
  • David Morales
  • Terry and Jeff Muldawer
  • Satoy Nakanishi
  • Fran and Jim Neal
  • Sheryl Nichin-Keith
  • Robert Noble
  • Cory O’Brien
  • Mary Jean and Robert O’Bryne
  • Brian O’Connor
  • Hugh O’Donnell
  • Valerie Ollis
  • Afia-Dawn Opantiri
  • Ann Osborne
  • Noriaki Oshiro
  • Paul Pagel
  • Margaret Pahmier
  • Audrey and David Pancoe
  • Nora Parker Watts
  • Sondra and Gilbert
  • Parthemore
  • Julia Paul
  • Regina Penza
  • Monica Perelmuter
  • Stephanie and Paul Pericich
  • Barbie Perry
  • Lars Peterson
  • Dorothy Philipson
  • Jason Phu
  • Janet Pinkerton
  • Plano Independent School District
  • Scott Pond
  • Rob Porter
  • Alexander Potter
  • Ivy Pressendo
  • David Proch
  • Allison Rahs
  • Hannah Raphael
  • Alessandro Reale
  • Angela Reynolds
  • Amy Reznick
  • Daniel Rinehart
  • Caroline Riordan
  • Ashley Rizzo
  • Marianne Roberts
  • Darlene and Charles Roland
  • Mindy Roseman
  • Ellen Rosenberg
  • Etai Rosenthal
  • Lizzie Rosenthal
  • Katherina Rosqueta
  • Sarai Rowe
  • John Ruffini
  • Cynthia Ryan
  • S&P Global Foundation
  • Najwa Saad
  • JoAnn Sampson
  • Joshua Sargent
  • Barbara Schaff
  • Dane Schoenbaum
  • Alissa Schriner
  • Carol and Alan Schwartz
  • Jenny Segal
  • Doris Sell Emerson
  • John Shimchick
  • Madhumita Shyam
  • Serge Sicouri
  • Mary Siscoe
  • Michael Smith
  • Jocelyn Smith
  • Joyce Soll
  • Mary Jo and Robert Sortland
  • John W. Sosnowski
  • Amy Spencer
  • Jaclyn Stacy
  • Lorri Stasium
  • Alan Steinberg
  • Laura Stern
  • Chanta Stewart
  • Kathryn Stinson
  • Matthew Stockl
  • Joanne Strathearn
  • Marsha Suber
  • Gwendolyn Sullivan
  • Jeremy Tenenbaum
  • Glynis Thomas
  • Theresa Timlin
  • Constance and Dennis Tormey
  • Victor Torres
  • Lois Trowbridge
  • Craig Tyhurst
  • Janice Ungar
  • Alexis Valaika
  • James Van Loon
  • Glenny Vaz
  • Sharpe Victoria
  • Van Vinikow
  • Mollie Waller
  • Gail Wanger
  • Carrie Watkins
  • Jen Weikert
  • Elizabeth Weintraub
  • David Wendt
  • Kathleen Wherrity
  • Kyle Wherrity
  • Ryan Wherrity
  • Nancy White
  • Seth Williams
  • Georgene Wilson
  • Robert W. Woodruff Library
  • Heather Woodward
  • Caroline Wootten
  • Clarence Young
  • Jennifer Younger
  • Jodie Zalk
  • June and David Zelig
  • Daniel Zigman
  • Qiao Yan Zou
In-Kind Contributions
  • American Airlines

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