Become a Corporate Partner

Supporting Exponent Philanthropy is an opportunity to publicly show your support for the philanthropy community, build relationships with a key audience, and position you and your firm as thought leaders and sector experts.

Exponent Philanthropy is the country’s largest association of funders. With more than 2,000 members, we are the only association dedicated to serving foundations with few or no staff, philanthropic families and individual donors

Our vibrant network has in common lean operations and a style of philanthropy motivated by personal passion, community needs, and the strong desire for better outcomes. We provide high-quality and cost-effective programs, resources and connections that maximize our members’ dollars and time for the benefit of diverse communities and causes.

Partnership Opportunities

Our partnership opportunities offer a wide range of benefits and an unparalleled chance to showcase your expertise before the largest segment of the philanthropic community: those who give with few or no staff.

Sustaining Partnership Program

A Partnership Level to Match Your Desired Impact

Support Exponent Philanthropy’s mission while showcasing your brand and expertise in multiple ways throughout a two-year period. We strive to create customized mutually beneficial, and longstanding partnerships with key stakeholders in the philanthropic community.

The Sustaining Partnership Program offers:

  • Deeper relationships with Exponent Philanthropy’s members and other philanthropic leaders
  • Enhanced position as a the thought leader and expert in the philanthropic sector
  • Customized benefits to meet your unique business goals.

Different Levels to Match Your Goals

Sustaining Partnerships

Sustaining partnerships require a two-year commitment payable in two annual installments. Benefits may be customized based on business goals.

Platinum Sustaining Partner $50,000/year
Gold Sustaining Partner $25,000/year
Silver Sustaining Partner

Provisional Partner

Provisional Partnerships give your firm an introduction to the Sustaining Partnership Program! Take advantage of the opportunity to experience a preview of program benefits for one year only. After the one year experience, companies are encouraged to commit to the program at a higher level for continuation of benefits and deeper engagement.

Professional Partner

Professional Partnerships are designed for firms with 5 or fewer principals or director-level equivalents (two-year commitments are rewarded with a 10% discount): or $795/year for sole practitioners.

Equity Partner

This special designation is an opportunity for corporate partners who support equity learning and practices in the philanthropic sector to join our community on its equity journey. Opportunities for deeper engagement include webinars, annual reports, facilitated discussions, specialized programs, virtual gatherings, and more. We’re looking for strong values aligned/mission-driven collaborative partners ideally who have publicly stated their commitment to Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and are currently engaged in working towards a more inclusive internal culture.

The Investment: 

  1. Current Sustaining Partner ($15K+/year investment in addition to current commitment)
  2. New Equity Partner ($25K/year Gold Partner Level minimum investment)

If you are currently participating in our sustaining partnership program and would like to be considered as an equity partner instead and/or in addition to your current support level, let us know.

We ask that all Equity Partners (current and new) commit to an investment at the Gold Partner Level/$25K contribution. Inquiries are considered on an ongoing basis. Please note we also welcome non-restrictive grant funding and capacity building donations.

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Current corporate partners

Please contact LaShonne Barnes at to learn more about opportunities to partner.