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Our Sponsors

Jumpstart has been fortunate enough to establish strategic partnerships with several leading companies. These sponsors support Jumpstart by investing their funding, in-kind resources, expertise and their employees’ time and energy into advancing our mission. Each sponsor has committed to Jumpstart in a significant and unique way and we are grateful for their support. To learn more about how to become a Jumpstart sponsor, e-mail sponsor@jstart.org.

Leadership Sponsors


AmeriCorps is a network of local, state, and national service programs that connects more than 70,000 Americans each year in intensive service to meet our country's critical needs in education, public safety, health, and the environment. Jumpstart has been a proud member of the AmeriCorps national service network since 1996. Starting that year, Jumpstart recruited 80 AmeriCorps members; in the 2011-2012 program year, Jumpstart has over 3,000 AmeriCorps members serving over 900,000 hours! As Jumpstart’s national service partner, AmeriCorps gives us the tools to strengthen the nation's communities--and our future--by connecting talented, energetic individuals with young children in need. Jumpstart is proud to be a part of this network and looks forward to continuing our partnership with AmeriCorps. Learn more at  americorps.gov.


Sustaining Sponsors

The Barr Foundation


Franklin Templeton Investments

A premier global investment management firm, Franklin Templeton has supported Jumpstart since 2004 with a combination of monetary and in-kind donations. In addition to executive involvement on Jumpstart boards and committees, Franklin Templeton employees participate in Jumpstart's Read for the Record® and a host of additional volunteer efforts.


Goldman Sachs

The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. is a leading global investment banking, securities and investment management firm that provides a wide range of financial services to a substantial and diversified client base that includes corporations, financial institutions, governments and high-net-worth individuals. Founded in 1869, the firm is headquartered in New York and maintains offices in all major financial centers around the world.



MFS is a premier global money management firm with investment offices in Boston, Hong Kong, London, Mexico City, São Paulo, Singapore, Sydney, Tokyo and Toronto. The firm’s history dates back to March 21, 1924, and the establishment of the first US “open-end” mutual fund. MFS manages $360 billion in assets on behalf of individual and institutional investors worldwide.


News Corp

News Corp is a global, diversified media and information services company focused on creating and distributing authoritative and engaging content to consumers throughout the world. The company comprises businesses across a range of media, including: news and information services, book publishing, cable network programming in Australia, digital real estate services, digital education, and pay-TV distribution in Australia. Headquartered in New York, the activities of News Corp are conducted primarily in the United States, Australia, and the United Kingdom.



To learn more about how to become a Jumpstart sponsor, e-mail sponsor@jstart.org.

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