The AOL Time Warner Foundation works to help young people acquire the 21st century literacy skills they need to succeed at school, at work and in their communities. The Foundation engages the range of AOL Time Warner's unique resources to support innovative and sustainable programs targeted toward youth.
The Open Society Institute (OSI) is a private operating and grantmaking foundation that develops and implements a range of programs in civil society, education, media, public health and human and women's rights, as well as social, legal, and economic reform. OSI is at the center of an informal network of foundations and organizations active in more than 50 countries worldwide that supports a range of programs. Established in 1993 by investor and philanthropist George Soros, OSI is based in New York City and operates network-wide programs, grantmaking activities in the United States, and other international initiatives. OSI provides support and assistance to Soros foundations in Central and Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union, Guatemala, Haiti, Mongolia, South, Southern and West Africa.
The Waitt Family Foundation believes strong communities build strong families. Waitt partners with resident-led efforts in communities that seek to understand their pasts, identify current assets and challenges, and take action to achieve their visions for the future. In addition, Waitt supports community-based innovations that use technology to improve people's lives, work toward the prevention of violence in the family, and share promising practices to benefit other communities.