Our Supporters

Our Supporters

We love our supporters. Your investment gives aspiring, driven, and talented young people the best chance for a lifetime of success. Thank you for your partnership and generous support. We truly could not do this work without you.

Ways to Give

This list reflects generous support received between July 1, 2017 and June 30, 2018. We regret any omissions or errors.

$600,000 - $999,999

  • Jonathan and Jeannie Lavine*
  • State Street Foundation, Inc.*

$250,000 - $599,999

  • AT&T Foundation
  • Barr Foundation*
  • Biogen Foundation*
  • ACCESS Education Fund at The Boston Foundation*
  • James Irvine Foundation*
  • Spark*SF Public Schools (in conjunction with Google.org)*

$100,000 - $249,999

  • The Lloyd G. Balfour Foundation, Bank of America, N.A., Trustee*
  • The Boston Foundation*
  • Michael & Susan Dell Foundation*
  • Edwin Gould Foundation*
  • GreenLight Fund*
  • Peery Foundation*

$50,000 - $99,999

  • Innovate Foundation/Tim Ranzetta
  • Liberty Mutual Foundation*
  • The Lovett-Woodsum Foundation*
  • Rowland Foundation 
  • State Street Corporation 
  • Rob and Jen Waldron 
  • Zug Family Fund*

$25,000 - $49,999

  • Anonymous 
  • Bain Capital Children's Charity 
  • Melora and Andrew Balson* 
  • The Bank of America Charitable Foundation, Inc. 
  • Bella Charitable Foundation 
  • The Bisconti Family Foundation 
  • Citizens Bank Foundation 
  • Diane and Neil Exter*
  • Lewis Family Foundation 
  • Loomis, Sayles & Company*
  • National College Access Network
  • FAO Schwarz Family Foundation*
  • Shippy Foundation

$10,000 -$24,999

  • Scott and Pamela Aldsworth*
  • Patti Bellinger*
  • Boston Partners 
  • Chirag Foundation 
  • Cognizant 
  • Randi and Joel Cutler
  • Eastern Bank 
  • Sandy and Paul Edgerley 
  • El Abboud Family 
  • Dana Emery 
  • The Brooks and Joan Fortune Family Foundation 
  • Howard P. Colhoun Family Foundation 
  • Goodwin Procter LLP 
  • Greater Fall River Development Corporation*
  • Kerry Ann James 
  • Daniel and Marjorie Levin 
  • MFS Investment Management 
  • Ho Nam and Mary-Ragan Macgill 
  • Quest Foundation 
  • Rapid7 
  • Santander Bank, N. A. 
  • William E. Schrafft and Bertha E. Schrafft Charitable Trust 
  • Eileen Shapiro and Reuben Eaves 
  • The Clinton H. and Wilma T. Shattuck Charitable Trust 
  • Stephanie and Brian Spector*
  • Syntel 
  • Tata Consultancy Services 
  • Laurie and Peter Thomsen*
  • U.S. Bank Foundation 
  • Warriors Community Foundation 
  • Western Digital Foundation 
  • Melissa Williams 
  • WiPro Limited

$5,000 - $9,999

  • Anonymous (2)
  • BankFive*
  • BayCoast Bank 
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts 
  • Boston Properties 
  • Cambridge Community Foundation 
  • The Charlotte Foundation 
  • Ann Coles*
  • Balamurugan Cumaresan and Vaithehi Muttulingam 
  • Michael and Ellen Davin 
  • Deloitte LLP 
  • Dodge & Cox 
  • Michael and Barbara Eisenson 
  • William G. Gilmore Foundation 
  • Katherine Gross and Peter Thorne 
  • The Half Moon Brewing Company, Lenny Mendonca 
  • The Harris Family 
  • Frances Hellman and Warren Breslau 
  • John Hudson 
  • The Huyett Family 
  • J.P. Morgan Private Bank 
  • E.J. and Chris Landry*
  • Candace Lau-Hansen and Nash Strudwick 
  • Clint Lawrence 
  • Longfield Family Foundation*
  • Eddie Mandell Memorial Scholarship Fund*
  • Suzanne and Steve Mankoff Charitable Fund 
  • The Martin Family 
  • Bill and Susan McClements*
  • James and Maureen Mellowes 
  • Laura Meyerson and Michael Kliebhan*
  • Morgan Stanley Private Wealth Management 
  • Susan and Michael Mosher 
  • Jane and Gordon Nelson 
  • Oracle 
  • The Packard Family
  • PwC 
  • Adam Pisoni 
  • Jody and T.J. Rose 
  • Sapient 
  • Charles and Deana Shirley*
  • The Abbot and Dorothy H. Stevens Foundation 
  • Mark and Jeri Tarini 
  • Bruce and Marianne Thompson*
  • ThreadED*
  • Donna and Steve Tritman*
  • University of California Office of the President 
  • University of Massachusetts Boston 
  • University of Massachusetts Foundation, Inc. 
  • DLA Piper 

$2,500 - $4,999

  • The Paul and Edith Babson Foundation 
  • Dorr Begnal 
  • Marina and Walter Bornhorst
  • Boston Private Bank & Trust Company 
  • The Bowdoin Group 
  • Bristol County Savings Charitable Foundation 
  • Arleen Cavanaugh 
  • Brendan and Courtney Coughlin 
  • Kevin and Stephanie Donovan 
  • Amy and Billy Drucker
  • Eliassen Group 
  • Greater Lawrence Summer Fund, a fund of Essex County
  • Community Foundation 
  • Abe and Jen Friedman*
  • Bob Giannino and Cameron Rush*
  • David and Lyn Hadden 
  • Roy Hirschland 
  • Sarah Hodges 
  • Howell Family Charitable Foundation 
  • Robert Karam 
  • Walter and Jen Kelt 
  • Suzy and John Lehner 
  • Amanda Lubin*
  • William and Janette Mandell and Family*
  • Maxima Consulting 
  • Mechanics Bank 
  • Andrea Meyers 
  • Michael Miles and Therese Martinez-Miles 
  • Murtha Cullina LLP 
  • Nellie Mae Education Foundation 
  • Ruben Orduña and Elizabeth Hill 
  • People's United Community Foundation 
  • Kathryn Plazak and Allan Taylor*
  • Rohda Family Charitable Foundation 
  • John Todd Roof 
  • Samet & Company, PC 
  • Bob Shireman and Lucinda Sikes*
  • Silicon Valley Bank 
  • Beth Terrana
  • Corey Thomas and Anya Phillips Thomas 
  • UST Global 
  • U.S. Trust, Bank of America Private Wealth Management 
  • Carolyn and Anton Wintner 
  • Jack and Joanne Wise 
     

$1,000 - $2,499

  • Anonymous 
  • David and Jill Adler
  • Mohamad and Kecia Ali 
  • Mark and Christine Alper 
  • Tim and Tamera Baker 
  • Bill Barke
  • Beneficial State Bank 
  • Joan Brennan 
  • Bunker Hill Community College 
  • Andrea Carlin 
  • CTM 
  • Debra DeBastos and Nowell Bloomenthal 
  • Daryn and Lindsey DeCesare 
  • Wally and Tracie DeGuglielmo
  • E. Puopolo & Son 
  • Lisa Fanjoy 
  • Joe and Gretchen Govoni 
  • Michael David Haddad Family Foundation 
  • Dan and Catherine Hession 
  • Maia Heymann 
  • Rich and Susan Holbrook 
  • Joie Jager-Hyman 
  • In Lieu Of - Sam Buck 
  • Jane and Fred Jamieson
  • Rajeev Jain 
  • Casey Johnson*
  • Bridget Kelleher 
  • Jerry and Gail Klopfer 
  • Kronos 
  • Sarah and Christian Lassonde 
  • Jon Levy 
  • Michael Li 
  • Bill and Kathleen McVicar 
  • Mary Jo Meisner*
  • Michael Melendez and Michael Francis 
  • David and Kip Melville 
  • Daghan Or 
  • Amit Patel and Madhu Punjabi 
  • Peter Pavlina 
  • David Pratt-Robson 
  • Grace Ray 
  • Joseph Realmuto 
  • Cynthia Rivera Weissblum
  • Carmichael Roberts and Sandra Park 
  • Karen Leitner and Noah Rumpf 
  • Michael and Deb Sabin 
  • The San Francisco Foundation 
  • Michael and Susan Scannell 
  • Jeremy Seeger 
  • Thomas and Elizabeth Sorbo 
  • Joel Steinhaus*
  • Wai-Yan Sun and David Tam 
  • Susan and Sam Tillinghast 
  • Mark Vasu and Susan Finegan*
  • Matthew and Peter Vaughan-Vail
  • David Walker and Simone Scott-Walker 
  • Howard and Candice Wolk 
  • Phyllis Yale 
     

*multi-year commitment

Jeannie & Jonathan Lavine

Meet Jeannie & Jonathan Lavine

"We know that intellect is not distributed based on income, neither should education be."
Jeannie and Jonathan Lavine have been major supporters of uAspire since 2011. In 2014, the Lavines made a $3 million, five-year commitment to help uAspire address the issue of college affordability within Massachusetts and nationwide. This transformative gift helped uAspire launch the student-facing Lavine Family Center for College Affordability in April 2015 at the uAspire Boston office. The Lavines’ gift also helped uAspire leverage an additional $4.5 million from other supporters. keep reading