Our Sponsors


Regional Sponsors

  • Alpha Engineering
  • Alliant Energy Foundation, Inc.
  • American Electric Power
  • American Intellectual Property Law Association
  • Amvets Post 274
  • Hazel Anderson
  • The Anschutz Foundation
  • APS Foundation
  • ArcelorMittal USA
  • Baldor Electric Company
  • The Ball Foundation
  • Bangor Area Breakfast Rotary Club
  • Barberton Community Foundation
  • Mekki Bayachou
  • The Belden Brick Company
  • Donald L. and Maryann Bitzer Family Fund of Triangle Community Fund
  • Bloom Foundation, a Donor Advised Fund of The U.S. Charitable Gift Trust
  • Bluffton University Activities
  • Employees Community Fund of Boeing – Arizona
  • Employees Community Fund of Boeing – St. Louis
  • Boyle Fredrickson SC
  • Brewington’s Towing
  • Bridgestone Americas Trust Fund
  • William & Sue Brown Donor Advised Fund
  • Buckingham, Doolittle & Burroughs, LLC
  • Lisle M. Buckingham Fund of Akron Community Foundation
  • Butler Rural Community Connection
  • Camp Invention Parent Donations
  • Rhonda Campbell
  • Cape Coral Community Foundation
  • Frank Cepollina
  • The Charro Foundation
  • Chevron Appalachian-Michigan Business Unit
  • The Henry V. and Frances W. Christenson Foundation
  • CHS McPherson Refinery
  • Cleveland Intellectual Property Law Association
  • Clorox
  • Community Foundation for Northern Virginia
  • Community Foundation of Central Wisconsin, Inc.
  • Community Foundation of the Mahoning Valley
  • Community Foundation of North East Iowa
  • Cook Polymer Technology
  • Coshocton Foundation
  • Crestview Elementary School – PTO
  • Cuna Mutual Foundation
  • Alline and C.C. Davis Charitable Foundation
  • Dean’s Jewelry
  • The Dekko Foundation
  • Robin Dibner
  • The Dow Chemical Company
  • Dow Corning Foundation
  • Duke Energy
  • P. Graham Dunn, Inc.
  • Eastern Bank
  • Edwards Lifesciences Fund
  • Gordon Elwood Foundation
  • EQT Foundation
  • Elizabeth H. and Stanley E. Evans Charitable Foundation
  • Exelon Generation Company LLC
  • FedEx
  • FedEx Custom Critical
  • First National Bank of Fort Smith
  • The Albert W. and Edith V. Flowers Charitable Foundation
  • Rebecca Foldi
  • Eileen Fonseca
  • The Char and Chuck Fowler Family Foundation
  • The Harry K. and Emma R. Fox Charitable Foundation
  • Charles W. and Laura B. Frick Charitable Trust
  • Arthur Fry
  • H.B. Fuller Company Foundation
  • G.E.M. Building Contractors and Developers Inc.
  • General Motors
  • Google
  • GPD Group Employees’ Foundation, Inc.
  • Greater Alliance Foundation
  • Greene Medical Arts Pharmacy
  • Hardenbergh Foundation
  • William T. & May P. Hennessy Foundation
  • Margaret Hershey-Mason
  • Patricia S. Holmes, CFRE
  • Home Association Charles B. Yerger Post 471 American Legion
  • Honda of America Mfg., Inc.
  • Hunt Family Fund, a fund of the Community Foundation of Howard County, Inc.
  • Idaho STEM Action Center
  • IEEE – Northern Virginia Section
  • Betty V. and John M. Jacobson Foundation
  • Martha Holden Jennings Foundation
  • Kristina Johnson
  • Monica Jones
  • Ashley Kellicker
  • Killeen Evening Lions Club
  • Kiva Elementary PTO
  • Kosciusko County Community Foundation
  • Lions Club of Antioch Foundation
  • Charles Loehr Charitable Trust
  • The Lubrizol Foundation
  • Britt Magneson
  • Maryland Space Business Roundtable
  • Katharine Matthies Foundation, Bank of America, N.A., Trustee
  • Alexandria McCall
  • Alexandra McCarthy
  • R.J. McElroy Trust
  • The Sisler McFawn Foundation
  • Wendy Jacklyn Merkert
  • Michigan Intellectual Property Law Association
  • Micron Technology Foundation, Inc.
  • Mid-South Steam Boiler & Engineering Co., Inc.
  • W. Paul Mills and Thora J. Mills Memorial Foundation
  • The Laura R. & Lucian Q. Moffitt Foundation
  • Edwin F. Mulligan Endowed Fund
  • Naval Air Systems – Lakehurst (NJ)
  • The Erwin J. & Gertrude K. Neusch Fund of the Lehigh Community Foundation
  • Nexteer Steering the Future Fund
  • NextEra Energy Point Beach, LLC
  • Ocean Tomo
  • The Ohio Lottery
  • Mike Oister
  • OK Foods
  • Oklahoma Gas and Electric Company Foundation, Inc.
  • OMNOVA Solutions Foundation
  • Optimist Club of Antigo
  • OtterCares Foundation
  • Oxford Community Foundation
  • Patterson Thuente Pedersen PA
  • Hannah Paulin
  • The Pentair Foundation
  • Petit Family Foundation
  • Maggie Petrush
  • Pierce Family Fund
  • Pilot Flying J
  • ProPak Corporation
  • Publix Super Markets Charities
  • Radiation Business Solutions
  • The Reinberger Foundation
  • Rheem Manufacturing Company
  • The Blanche and Julian Robertson Family Foundation, Inc.
  • Charles E. & Mabel M. Ritchie Memorial Foundation
  • Rocky Mountain Power Foundation
  • Rotary Club of Antioch
  • Runzheimer Foundation
  • Alaina Rutledge
  • Saginaw Community Foundation
  • Salem Five Charitable Foundation
  • Sandia National Laboratories
  • Scottsdale Unified School District Foundation
  • Don Sedlock
  • Shell Oil Company
  • Sam Sicard
  • Dr. Spencer F. Silver
  • Simpson Family Donor Advised Fund of the Coshocton Foundation
  • Lloyd L. and Louise K. Smith Memorial Foundation
  • Mr. and Mrs. Gary Sterling
  • SummerTime Kids, an initiative of Stark Community Foundation
  • Therma-Tron-X, Inc.
  • Tierra Antigua Elementary School PTA
  • The Henry and Louise Timken Foundation
  • TimkenSteel Charitable Fund
  • The Troy Foundation
  • Umpqua Bank Charitable Foundation
  • George Vanderheiden
  • Visions of Eagles Foundation Inc.
  • Waccamaw Community Foundation
  • William Walker
  • Warren County Foundation
  • Wayne County Community Foundation
  • We Energies Foundation
  • The Raymond John Wean Foundation
  • Weldon, Williams & Lick, Inc.
  • The S.K. Wellman Foundation
  • Welty Family Foundation
  • Dr. and Mrs. James West
  • Ralph D. & Judy P. Wisenburg Fund
  • Wooster Hydrostatics Inc.
  • Wyoming Community Foundation
  • Xcel Energy
  • Youngstown Foundation

2017 Sponsors

2016 Sponsors

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Group 3

Group 4

  • Baldwin Wallace University
  • Dr. Tomas and Donna Janson
  • Kristina M. Johnson
  • James Kraus
  • William L. LaFuze, McKool Smith
  • James E. Malackowski
  • Massillon Plaque
  • Micron Technology, Inc.
  • North Carolina State University
  • Prairie View A & M University
  • Wayne Sobon
  • The Sparks Family
  • Eric Wingard
  • Thomas D. Wolf

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Annual Fund

  • Fredrick E. Allen
  • Stanley Apple
  • Family of Roger Bacon
  • Jean Bailey
  • Rob Briggs and Alyssa Lenhoff
  • Cambria Suites Akron/Canton Airport
  • Jasemine Chambers
  • Raj S. Davé
  • Robert Dennard
  • Richard DiMarchi
  • Christine Donovan
  • The Duke Endowment
  • Dr. Edith M. Flanigen
  • Eric R. Fossum, Ph.D.
  • GAR Foundation
  • Edward W. Gray, Jr.
  • Judith and Marcian Hoff
  • Kristina M. Johnson
  • James D. Kraus
  • Ray and Jennifer Leach
  • James Malackowski
  • Meeting Street Marketing
  • Dr. and Mrs. Julio C. Palmaz
  • David Pelligra
  • James Pooley and Laura-Jean Anderson
  • Robert Reffner
  • Steve Sasson
  • Klaus and Joel Schmiegel
  • Dr. Spencer F. Silver
  • Wayne Sobon
  • Mr. and Mrs. Gary Sterling
  • William Walker
  • Dr. and Mrs. James West
  • Thomas Wolf
  • Jon Wood
  • Dr. James J. Wynne