The following list represents contributions received from generous donors who supported The Mind Trust during the time period of July 1, 2021, through June 30, 2022.


  • Anonymous (3)
  • Miriam Acevedo-Davis
  • Sheri Anderson
  • Susan Baughman
  • Ray and Mary Benson
  • Jon and Judy Birge
  • Araceli Booth
  • Bryan Brenner
  • Brandon and Taylor Brown
  • Tequilla Brownie
  • Kaitlyn Burtner
  • Porsche Chisley
  • Christopher and Ellie Clapp
  • Emily Deltz
  • Nate Dunlevy
  • Robert Enlow
  • Sally Esbaum
  • Thenice Gall
  • Joshua Gill
  • Kristin and Zachary Grimme
  • Tom Hanify
  • David and Marion Harris
  • Kye Hawkins and Ryan Heffernan
  • Stacy and Jesse Helmuth
  • Ashley Hightower
  • Jon Hixon
  • Kim Howell
  • Patrick Jessee
  • Steven L. Jones
  • Karen and Doug Kelsey
  • Pegg Kennedy
  • Emily Krueger
  • J.A. and Elizabeth Lacy
  • Corrie and John Lapp
  • Maggie Lewis
  • Allison Litton
  • Kelli Marshall
  • Sara and Mike Marshall
  • Kay Mason
  • Carson and Betsy McCaw
  • Mark Miles
  • James Miller
  • Ann and Jim Murtlow
  • John Mutz
  • Dale Neuburger
  • Eric Neuburger
  • Robert Norman
  • Jane Pauley and Gary Trudeau
  • George E. Pillow
  • Leigh Ann and Robert Pusey
  • Thomas and Bonnie Reilly
  • Jeff Robinson
  • Blake Roebuck
  • Jeanne Rush
  • Lauren and Rick Rush
  • David and Anne Shane
  • Deb Schuck
  • Jim and Amy Schumacher
  • Robert Shegog
  • William Shrewsberry
  • Linda and Ronald Snow
  • Ann Stack
  • Candace Stanciel
  • Jason Strahan
  • Mary Ann Sullivan
  • Sandra Sumner
  • Mike Suzuki
  • Justin Testerman
  • Tricia Theisen
  • Lane Velayo
  • Lisa Vielee
  • Greg Wagoner
  • Joe White
  • Shannon Williams

Corporations, Foundations, & Organizations

  • 2022 College Football Playoff Indianapolis Host Committee
  • AT&T Foundation
  • Barnes & Thornburg LLP
  • Beloved Community
  • Bloomberg Philanthropies
  • The Douglas and Angela Braly Family Foundation
  • Butler University
  • City Fund
  • EdChoice
  • EDGE Mentoring
  • Eli Lilly and Company Foundation
  • Elliot Company of Indianapolis, Inc.
  • Empowerment Centre
  • Faegre Drinker
  • The Glick Fund
  • Goelzer Investment Management, Inc.
  • Lilly Endowment Inc.
  • D.R. Lecklider & Associates
  • The Palmer Family Foundation
  • Powers & Sons
  • Marian University
  • Martin University
  • MelanatED Leaders
  • Midwest Language Services
  • Nicholas H. Noyes, Jr., Memorial Foundation, Inc.
  • Richard M. Fairbanks Foundation
  • Rosenberg Solutions, Inc.
  • Simon Youth Foundation
  • Stand for Children – Indiana
  • Strategic Learning Solutions
  • Taft
  • Teach Plus Indiana
  • T-Mobile for Education
Abigayle Gomez

Education is freedom for my family and me.

Abigayle Gomez
Christel House Academy South Parent

David Spencer

Who we are as a school would not be the same without the partnerships that we’ve made.

David Spencer
KIPP Indy Legacy High Founding School Leader

Barato Britt

When schools partner with the neighborhood, they embrace the notion of collective ownership.

Barato Britt
Edna Martin Christian Center President/CEO

Brandon House

The Mind Trust has allowed me to see academic best practices for the Indianapolis context.

Brandon House
Innovation School Fellow

Dr. Sarah Weimer

The responsibility of schools is to engage, support, and develop the next generation of leaders.

Dr. Sarah Weimer
Christel House Indianapolis Executive Director

Robyn Russell

A good education gives confidence. Without confidence in themselves, students will not succeed.

Robyn Russell
KIPP Indy Legacy High Parent

Christionna Harris

Victory College Prep is always looking for outside opportunities to connect students to.

Christionna Harris
Victory College Prep 2022 Graduate

Shannon Williams

When we have stronger schools, we have stronger communities.

Shannon Williams
The Mind Trust’s Executive Vice President

Arianna Jenkins

KIPP Indy Legacy High is somewhere I call home, filled with people I call my family.

Arianna Jenkins
KIPP Indy Legacy High Senior

Brandon Brown

If we don’t focus on education, we’re just attacking symptoms instead of root causes.

Brandon Brown
The Mind Trust’s CEO