The Donors

The production and promotion of the Index has been made possible through the generous support of the following organizations. Any opinions expressed do not necessarily reflect the views of these organizations or any individual employee.

The Legatum Institute is a CAF International Validated Organization. This provides validation that the Institute is structured and operates as a nonprofit entity, that grant funds provided to it will be used exclusively for charitable purposes, and that the Institute completed CAF America’s extensive review to guard against the risk of fraud, money laundering, or other illicit activities.

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The Helmsley Charitable Trust
The Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust aspires to improve lives by supporting exceptional efforts in the U.S. and around the world in health and select place-based initiatives. Since beginning active grant-making in 2008, Helmsley has committed more than $3 billion for a wide range of charitable purposes. Learn more about Helmsley at

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The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

For more than 45 years the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation has worked to improve health and health care. We are working alongside others to build a national Culture of Health that provides everyone in America a fair and just opportunity for health and well-being. For more information, visit Follow the Foundation on Twitter at or on Facebook at

The Walton Family Foundation

The Walton Family Foundation is, at its core, a family-led foundation. Three generations of the descendants of our founders, Sam and Helen Walton, and their spouses, work together to lead the foundation and create access to opportunity for people and communities. We work in three areas: improving K-12 education, protecting rivers and oceans and the communities they support, and investing in our home region of Northwest Arkansas and the Arkansas-Mississippi Delta. Learn more about the Walton Family Foundation at

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The W.K. Kellogg Foundation

The W.K. Kellogg Foundation (WKKF), founded in 1930 as an independent, private foundation by breakfast cereal innovator and entrepreneur Will Keith Kellogg, is among the largest philanthropic foundations in the United States. Guided by the belief that all children should have an equal opportunity to thrive, WKKF works with communities to create conditions for vulnerable children so they can realize their full potential in school, work and life. Learn more about WKKF at

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