Our Supporters

At Braven, we believe that it takes a village–a committed community of leaders from all sectors–to realize our vision of a diverse workforce that emerges from everywhere. We are grateful for the investments to sustain and grow our Braven Nation.

$1,000,000 +

$250,000 – $999,999


$150,000 – $249,999

Susan & Thomas Dunn

$100,000 – $149,999


Arthur Rock

Richard Braddock


$50,000 – $99,999

Finnegan Family Foundation

Paul M. Angell Family Foundation

$20,000 – $49,999

Amy Abrams

Charles Schwab employees have volunteered with Braven, collaborated on an innovative pilot, and provided pro-bono consulting.

Charles Schwab

LinkedIn opened up their API to Braven enabling us to track our Fellows’ job success over time. They also sponsored our Bay Area Design-Thinking Hackathon and provide Leadership Coaches.


Osa Foundation

Richard Witmer

Square One Foundation

The Mayer and Morris Kaplan Family Foundation


$5,000 – $19,999


Edison Foundation

Guggenheim Partners

James Slavet

Nellie Mae Education Foundation

Paula Sneed & Lawrence Bass

Sarah Peter

Since 2014, Teach For America-Bay Area has exclusively hired it’s summer interns from Braven. TFA has also provided Leadership Coaches and sponsored several events. Our first Braven Fellow joined the teaching corps in summer 2017.

Teach For America


Trimble Foundation

UBS sponsored our Mock Interviews in Chicago and Newark.



$1 – $4,900

Alice Ricks

Benevity Community Impact Fund

Brian Federico

Fuad Ligali

Gale Mondry

Heidi Eggert

Isabel Siragusa

Jen Holleran

Rebekah Eubanks

Richard Barth

Ripcord sponsored several SJSU Fellow graduates at the 2018 Live Your Legacy event.


Shannon Birk Jibaja

Siragusa Family Foundation

Sue Kalman

Thomas Lewis Brown