SPIRIT SERIES is made possible through on-going support from partner schools, parent-teacher organizations, private donors and grant institutions. In 2007, the SERIES received 501(c)(3) IRS non-profit status and is currently supported by a wide range of donors, including the following:

• The Ahmanson Foundation
• The Burke Family Foundation
• Connolly Family Foundation
• Davis Family Foundation
• Dwight Stuart Youth Fund
• Eastern Bank Charitable Foundation
• Eaton Vance
• Frederick R. Weisman Philanthropic Program
• The Glen and Angela Charles Family Foundation
• The Green Foundation
• Joseph Drown Foundation
• Karen & William Burke Family Charitable Trust

• Los Angeles County Arts Commission
• Maine Community Foundation
• Massachusetts Cultural Council
• The Peter Jay Sharp Foundation
• The Rose Hills Foundation
• Sam L. Cohen Foundation
• Shapiro Family Foundation
• Singer, Burke, Zimmer, Butler LLP
• The Via Group LLC
• Thomas S. Murphy
• United World of the Universe Foundation
• Unum Group
• Wells Fargo Bank

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Thank you

Our heartfelt thanks goes to all those who have lent their generous support to our mission over the years. With your gifts, SPIRIT SERIES has touched the lives of countless thousands, bringing empowerment, mastery, and inspiration to students in school communities from coast to coast.



“We are proud to partner with SPIRIT SERIES and the powerful work you do.”

— Diane Brissette, Eaton Vance
  • This program should be in every school across America!
    William Donovan6th Grade Parent
  • In nearly 30 years of teaching, I have never experienced any program with such long-reaching effects as Spirit Series.
    Robin Winston4th Grade Teacher
  • Spirit Series is one of the most amazing curricula I have seen in my four decades of public education.
    Janet ChapmanPrincipal, Rosewood Elementary School
  • “Exquisite…  Vitally important…  Extremely engaging and effective.”
    Harvard Graduate School of Education2011
  • “It changed my life — Spirit Series!”
    Dominika Peikos7th Grade
  • It was an honor doing Spirit Series — I will remember it for the rest of my life!
    Maria Aguilar8th Grade
  • It's time we tend to the spirit of our children!
    Sonia MillerPrincipal, Samuel Gompers Middle School