Higher Achievement is funded by generous support from foundations, businesses, government, and individuals. We thank them for their investment in our scholars. For more details, please take a look at our FY2012 Audit and Letter.

There are many ways to support Higher Achievement. Learn more about how you can help.

Higher Achievement Donors

For the fiscal year ending August 31, 2012

Summa Cum Laude ($100,000.00 +)

21st Century Learning Communities


Atlantic Philanthropies

Baltimore City Public Schools

Children and Youth Investment Trust Corporation

Community Foundation of the National Capital Region

Family League of Baltimore City

Freddie Mac Foundation

The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation

The Wallace Foundation

William T. Grant Foundation

Magna Cum Laude ($50,000.00 +)



Capital One

District of Columbia Public School System

Eugene and Agnes E. Meyer Foundation

The J. Willard and Alice S. Marriott Foundation

Jerry Taylor and Nancy Bryant Foundation

Morris & Gwendolyn Cafritz Foundation

Naomi and Nehemiah Cohen Foundation

National Summer Learning Association

Shippy Foundation c/o Mott Philanthropic

The World Bank

Webber Family Foundation

Distinguished Honors ($25,000.00 +)

Alexandria City Public Schools

Alvin and Fanny B. Thalheimer Foundation, Inc.

Bates White Economic Consulting

Bechun Anna Su Memorial Foundation

Citi Foundation

Citigroup Foundation


First Potomac Realty Trust

Joseph E. and Marjorie B. Jones Foundation

Kimsey Foundation

Lois & Richard England Family Foundation

MARPAT Foundation

Moran Family Foundation

The Morton K. and Jane Blaustein Foundation

MSDE-Aid Food Service

Office of the Deputy Mayor for Planning and Economic Develop

Panwy Foundation

Philip Morris USA, Inc.


United Way of Central Maryland

Vornado/Charles E. Smith


"Being a Higher Achievement scholar is a privilege, and being a scholar means reaching above and beyond."