Supporters and Funders

We work with foundations, organizations, and change makers who share our passion and vision. Together, we drive equitable higher education and workforce outcomes for underserved students. Thank you to our partners who help us produce the evidence base to better guide decision makers in developing and implementing policies that bolster higher education equity and shared prosperity.

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Our Funders

California Competes: Higher Education for a Strong Economy receives support from the following organizations:

Our Business Group Partners

As the world’s fifth largest economy, California depends on business group partners across a range of industries. Our higher education system is a key linchpin in fueling the success and prosperity of those industries. Sustaining the state’s overall prosperity requires keeping pace with modern workforce needs and demands. To this end, California Competes partners with business organizations across the state to help ensure employers have access to local talent and job seekers have the tools needed to land new opportunities. Our business group partners include:

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