The work of the CONNECT Coalition is made possible through the financial support of the following organizations:
The Ford Foundation supports visionary leaders and organizations on the frontlines of social change worldwide.
Our goals for more than half a century have been to:
- Strengthen democratic values
- Reduce poverty and injustice
- Promote international cooperation
- Advance human achievement
The Greater New Orleans Foundation will be the regional leader in promoting responsible philanthropy and equitable outcomes by connecting donors to community needs.
The Surdna Foundation seeks to foster sustainable communities in the United States -- communities guided by principles of social justice and distinguished by healthy environments, strong local economies, and thriving cultures.
For over five generations, the Foundation has been governed largely by descendants of John Andrus and has developed a tradition of innovative service for those in need of help or opportunity.