Our Supporters

Champion Supporters Hall of Fame

KIPP LA Schools is pleased to honor our champion supporters who have been instrumental in supporting our growth since 2008.*

*Reflects gifts and pledges made to KIPP LA Schools from 2008 to present.

$25,000,000 or more

  • Martha & Bruce Karsh

$15,000,000 or more

  • The Eli & Edythe Broad Foundation

$5,000,000 or more

  • Charter School Growth Fund
  • Nancy & Howard Marks

$1,000,000 or more

  • Otis Booth Foundation
  • CEDAR Foundation
  • The Doris & Donald Fisher Fund
  • Patty & Michael Rosenfeld
  • Moira & Rajath Shourie
  • The Walton Family Foundation
  • Jean & Lew Wolff

$500,000 or more

  • Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
  • Eileen & Robert O'Leary
  • The Ralph M. Parsons Foundation
  • Arthur Rock & Toni Rembe Elementary School Growth Fund

$250,000 or more

  • Marcia Aaron
  • The Ahmanson Foundation
  • Bloomfield Family Foundation
  • Lisa & John Brady
  • Leslie & Steve Carlson
  • Joseph Drown Foundation
  • ExED
  • Erika J. Glazer Family Foundation
  • The Goldhirsh Foundation
  • Sarajane & Zac Guevara
  • Jacquelin Hume Foundation
  • W.M. Keck Foundation
  • The KIPP Foundation
  • Quest Foundation
  • RGK Foundation
  • Weingart Foundation

$100,000 or more

  • Akin, Gump, Strauss, Hauer & Feld LLP
  • All Stars Helping Kids | Marcus Allen
  • Annenberg Foundation
  • Kristen & Loren Bendele
  • John W. Carson Foundation
  • Canyon Partners | Beth & Josh Friedman
  • The Eisner Foundation
  • Cassandra & Brad Grey
  • Lynn & Craig Jacobson
  • The Mayer & Morris Kaplan Family Foundation
  • Susan & Scott Lord
  • McCammack Family Foundation
  • Betsy McLaughlin
  • The Morgridge Family Foundation
  • Jan & Chet Pipkin
  • Julie Kaufer & Frank Reddick
  • The RIordan Foundation
  • Tory & Cameron Strang
  • Tacori
  • Wells Fargo Foundation

Fiscal Year 2014 Donors

KIPP LA would like to thank the foundations, businesses, and individual donors who have helped KIPPsters "climb the mountain" to and through college. We would like to thank the following philanthropic partners who made generous cash gifts, pledge payments, and in-kind gifts in Fiscal Year 2014 (between July 1, 2013 and June 30, 2014).


$4,000,000 or more

  • Martha & Bruce Karsh

$1,000,000 or more

  • Doris & Donald Fisher Fund
  • The Eli & Edythe Broad Foundation
  • Nancy & Howard Marks

$100,000 or more

  • The Ahmanson Foundation
  • Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
  • CEDAR Foundation
  • Charter School Growth Fund
  • Erika J. Glazer Family Foundation
  • Lynn & Craig Jacobson
  • W.M. Keck Foundation
  • The KIPP Foundation
  • Quest Foundation
  • The Ralph M. Parsons Foundation
  • RGK Foundation
  • The Arthur Rock & Toni Rembe Elementary School Growth Fund
  • Patty & Michael Rosenfeld
  • Eileen & Robert O’Leary
  • Moira & Rajath Shourie
  • Weingart Foundation
  • The Walton Family Foundation

$50,000 or more

  • Leslie & Steve Carlson
  • Delta Air Lines
  • The Green Foundation
  • Sarajane & Zac Guevara
  • The Morgridge Family Foundation
  • Office of Los Angeles County Supervisor Gloria Molina
  • Otis Booth Foundation

$25,000 or more

  • Marcia Aaron
  • Kristen & Loren Bendele
  • Bloomfield Family Foundation
  • The California Endowment
  • The Fleischer Foundation
  • Cassandra & Brad Grey
  • Linda & Mike Keston
  • Susan & Scott Lord
  • McCammack Family Foundation
  • Susan & Gary Polson
  • The Riordan Foundation
  • Snyder Family Foundation
  • Cindy & Sheldon StoneTacori
  • Wells Fargo Foundation
  • In Honor of Martha & Bruce Karsh | Wendy & Jay Wintrob 

$10,000 or more

  • Anonymous
  • In Honor of Martha Karsh | Jeffrey Karsh
  • Chung Han & E.J. Kavounas
  • Jess Ravich
  • Julie Kaufer & Frank Reddick
  • The Ring Foundation
  • Ann & Jeremy Rogers
  • In Honor of Martha & Bruce Karsh | Frankie & Barry Sholem
  • Debra Somberg
  • Soros Fund Charitable Foundation
  • In Honor of Moira & Rajath Shourie | Dan Urbach
  • Weisman Discretionary Trust
  • Lisa & Greg Wendt
  • Jean & Lew Wolff

$5,000 or more

  • Carl E. Wynn Foundation
  • Christopher Eric Chandler Fund
  • Joshua Donfeld
  • Terry & Todd Gilman
  • In Honor of Joshua Donfeld |  Raj Iyer & Aparna Sule
  • Karen Lee Kelsky
  • In Honor of Martha & Bruce Karsh | Judith & George Kieffer
  • Lois & James Lasry
  • Mr. & Mrs. William S. Louchheim
  • The Moreno Family Foundation |  Carole & Arturo Moreno
  • Hoang Pham
  • Sony Pictures Entertainment
  • In Honor of Martha & Bruce Karsh | Robin Ferracone & Stewart Smith
  • Ann & Robert Ronus
  • Tycho Services, Inc. | Raj Chhina

$1,000 or more

  • Anonymous
  • Ambassador Frank & Kathy Baxter
  • Meghan & Randy Bishop
  • Sarva Mangal Family Trust | Raj & Sona Shah
  • Shannon Murphy & Marc Castellani
  • Aimee & Joe Cilic
  • Dan Clivner
  • Mary & Joe DeFur
  • Vicky & Michael Durham
  • Cindy & Philip Feder
  • Judy & Arnold Fishman
  • In Honor of Martha & Bruce Karsh | Hilary & Rusty Fogarty
  • Lisa & George Hess
  • Illuminate Education
  • Akieva & Martin Jacobs
  • In Honor of Julie Kaufer & Frank Reddick | Marca Kaufer
  • In Honor of Martha & Bruce Karsh | Janine & Richard Kolodny
  • Heidi & Richard Landers
  • Sheryl & Jonathan Layne
  • Majestic Realty Foundation
  • Sonata & Allen Narcisse
  • William Rothbard
  • Regional Employee Benefits Council
  • In Honor of Jean & Lew Wolff | Albert Sarnoff
  • In Honor of Martha & Bruce Karsh | Hugh Scott
  • In Honor of Martha & Bruce Karsh | Mia & Mark Silverman
  • Greg Sutton
  • UTA Foundation
  • VLS Auditors
  • Steve Westly
  • Julie & Mike Wright

$500 or more

  • Jose L. Barragan
  • Jim Blechman
  • James M. Filar, Jr.
  • In Honor of Martha & Bruce Karsh | Deborah & Andrew Frank
  • In Honor of Sasha Gorelick | Allison & Jeff Gorelick
  • Bettysue & Jeffrey Hughes
  • Pamela & Kirk Jensen
  • In Honor of Jess Joswick | Theresa & David Joswick
  • In Honor of Marcia Aaron & KIPP LA Schools | Chi Kim
  • Diane Leslie
  • Loretta Mockler
  • In Honor of Martha & Bruce Karsh | Charlotte & Charley Morgan
  • In Honor of Martha & Bruce Karsh | Gayle & Jeffrey Rosenthal
  • Sarina Simon
  • Allen Soong
  • Srividya Subramanian
  • Alicia Villarreal

Up to $499

  • Amanda Angello
  • Andrea Akens
  • Dominique Akens
  • Anonymous
  • Etmny Arias-Cornejo
  • Patricia Atlow
  • Shawn Atlow
  • Jenna Atwood
  • Gary Blackwell
  • Adam Bloch
  • Doug Boldon
  • Mara Bond
  • Lisa & David Boyle
  • Erica Brach
  • Lynnzi Brianza
  • Kimberly Buresh
  • Robert Cancio
  • Steve Carlson
  • Yesenia Castro
  • Nick Castro
  • Nicole Castrogiovanni
  • Christy & Matt Cherniss
  • Debora Choi
  • Alma Cibrian Reza
  • Robert Cipriano
  • In Honor of Loren Bendele |  David Cohen
  • Jennifer Cohen Kabaker
  • Ann Marie Coppen
  • Andrea Coppinger
  • In Honor of Jess Joswick | Irene Curmi
  • Michelle Daley
  • Max DeMossSandra & Gerald DeSobe
  • Eric DeSobe
  • Mina & Bosko Dobic
  • Jelena Dobic
  • Dustin Duburg
  • Taylor Dudley
  • James Dunn
  • Maria Dura
  • Khalilah El-Amin
  • Ethel Ellis
  • Bruce Ettinger
  • In Honor of The Staples Family | Alexa Faigen
  • In Honor of Stacey Staples | Debra & Michael Faigen
  • Valerie Files
  • Glenn & Grace Files
  • Erèndira Flores
  • Paulina Flores
  • Kathy Franklin
  • In Honor of Eli Broad | Marcia Freeland
  • Michael Fulbright
  • Margaret Guglielmo & Mike Gaines
  • Megan Gaon
  • Mary Glamore
  • Kris Godachy
  • Maryrose Gray
  • Saquoya Gray
  • Amy Green
  • Sandra & Barton Gurewitz
  • Nicole Gutierrez
  • Milton Hadinoto
  • Joan & Charles Harker
  • Kathleen Hartry
  • Jennie & Chris Hatfield
  • Jeffrey Hobgood
  • Sarah & Jeff Hughes
  • Nicole Jeong
  • Barbra Johnson
  • Christina Johnson
  • Maureen Keane
  • Jason Keller
  • Janet Jordan & Elizabeth Kenney
  • Karen Kiefaber & RJ Simenson
  • Stephanie Kinoshita
  • Terri Landers
  • John Langston Bar Association
  • Stefanie Larson
  • Jennie Lee
  • Stephanie Lee
  • Jennifer & Douglas Levitt
  • Latisha Lewis
  • Luis Linares
  • Amy Llamas
  • Adriana Loera
  • Cristina Lowry
  • Kevin Maffris
  • Josè Magaña
  • LeAnna Majors
  • Margaret & Clifford Maraschino
  • Angella Martinez
  • Nadia Martinez
  • Mike Martucci
  • Nancy Martucci
  • Sara & Brian Martucci
  • Courtney Masterson
  • Betsy McLaughlin
  • Holly Mikhael
  • S. Miles
  • Dawn Mora
  • Dulce Morales
  • James Morino
  • Joyce Nakashima
  • Karen Nakashima
  • Sabina Netto
  • Erika Orihuela
  • Natalie Pacheco
  • Alaina Pariano
  • Ken Pechous
  • Patrick Perez
  • Marianne Perez
  • Matthew Peskay
  • Elizabeth Petrey Askew
  • Tanya Piyaratanaphipat
  • Richard Raya
  • Mari Reidy
  • Tito Rivas
  • Victoria Rivas
  • Akua Robertson
  • Jon Roepke
  • Ashley Roffle
  • Gwen Rogers
  • Alex Rubalcava
  • Lynn Russell
  • Melissa Salter
  • Belen Sanchez
  • Bianca Sandoval
  • Adam Sapp
  • Sevanne Sarkis
  • Maria Scarlett
  • In Honor of Cassandra & Brad Grey | Barbara Schumsky
  • Megan Scott-Kakures
  • Anne Shapiro
  • Rachael Shrout
  • D’Anza Smith
  • Shali Sobers
  • Carmen Soto
  • Philip Spalding
  • Melanie Spiller
  • Stacey Staples
  • Julie Davidson & Jeff Strnad
  • Maria Sturges
  • Bonnie Sun
  • Julie Tannenbaum
  • McKenzie Taylor
  • Time Warner Cable
  • Julie To
  • Renea Towns-Haskins
  • Tien Tran
  • Jamesina Washington
  • Rebecca Weinstein
  • Morgan Wiener
  • Jason Williams
  • David Woodard
  • Suiping Yeung | Platinum Auto Collision
  • Chelsea Zegarski
  • Sallie & Robert Zemlin-Kisor