Donors and Funders


UpStart is grateful to our generous supporters:

Leadership Funders ($75,000+) 

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Major Supporters ($10,000+)

  • Anonymous
  • The Crown Family
  • Suzanne Dryan-Felson and Elliott Felson
  • Susan Folkman
  • Marsha and Ralph Guggenheim
  • Walter and Elise Haas Fund
  • Frederick J. Isaac Philanthropic Fund of The Jewish Community Foundation of the East Bay 
  • Leslie Family Foundation
  • Lippman Kanfer Family Foundation
  • Gale Mondry and Bruce Cohen
  • Miriam Mondry z"l
  • John and Lisa Pritzker Family Fund
  • Rich Robbins 
  • Rosen Bien Galvan & Grunfeld LLP*
  • The Ruderman Family Foundation
  • Michael Steinhardt / Steinhardt Foundation for Jewish Life
  • Anne and David Steirman
  • Ingrid D. Tauber / The Laszlo N. Tauber Family Foundation 

Jewish Life Accelerators ($5,000+)

  • Jason Goldman Fund
  • Matthew Goldman Fund
  • Rosanne and Al Levitt
  • Toby and Robert Rubin
  • Shirley and Allan Solomon

Innovators Circle ($1,800+)

  • Michael Bien and Jane Kahn
  • Mike Bergelson
  • The Nathan Cummings Foundation with the support and encouragement of Jaimie Mayer Phinney
  • Carol and Howard Fine
  • Janie and Don Friend
  • Hellman-Gibbs Family Philanthropic Fund
  • Nancy and Stephen Grand
  • Jim Heeger and Daryl Messinger
  • Bethany and Jim Hornthal
  • Catherine and James Koshland
  • Laura and Gary Lauder
  • Erik Ludwig and Krista Griffiths
  • Tara Mohr and Eric Ries
  • Eileen and Rob Ruby
  • Caroline Novak and Igor Lotsvin
  • Diane and Howard Zack
*In-kind Support 

We are grateful to these and to all of the other individuals and families whose monetary and in-kind generosity makes UpStart's work possible.

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