We gratefully acknowledge the generous support of our sponsors* and licensees without whom our work to educate and inspire children would not be possible.
A proud sponsor of Sesame Street, Beaches Resorts has four family vacation resorts in the Caribbean.
UnitedHealthcare, a UnitedHealth Group company, is a proud sponsor of Sesame Street and funding partner of Sesame Street Food for Thought: Eating Well on a Budget.
PNC Grow Up Great is proud to sponsor Sesame Street. PNC Grow Up Great is a $350 million, multi-year initiative that began in 2004 to help prepare children from birth to age five for success in school and life
Earth's Best Organic provides infants with wholesome, nutritious foods and produces organic toddler products in partnership with Sesame Workshop's Healthy Habits for Life initiative.
American Greetings Corporation, a Sesame Workshop partner, is now a proud sponsor of The Electric Company.
Party City is a proud sponsor of Sesame Street and celebrating life’s special moments. Party City has grown to become North America’s No. 1 party retailer with more than 800 locations throughout the United States, Canada, and Puerto Rico.
Sesame Workshop's initiatives in Bangladesh, Egypt, Indonesia, Jordan, Kosovo, Nigeria, South Africa, and Tanzania are made possible by generous support from the American people through USAID.
Corporation for Public Broadcasting
Generous funding from the Corporation for Public Broadcasting supports The Electric Company and the Talk, Listen, Connect initiative, including the broadcast special When Parents Are Deployed. CPB is a private corporation funded by the American people.
Defense Centers of Excellence
The Defense Centers of Excellence provides generous funding for the Talk, Listen, Connect initiative, which helps military families cope with the challenges of deployments, homecomings, changes, and death of a loved one.
The U.S. Department of Education
The U.S. Department of Education's generous support funds educational children's programming such as Sesame Street, Dragon Tales, and The Electric Company.
PNC Grow Up Great is proud to sponsor the Happy, Healthy, Ready for School program, including Math Is Everywhere, and a recent initiative For Me, for You, for Later. PNC Grow Up Great is a $350 million, multi-year initiative that began in 2004 to help prepare children from birth to age five for success in school and life.
Iraq Afghanistan Deployment Impact Fund (IADIF) of the California Community Foundation
IADIF of the CA Community Foundation provided leadership support for Talk, Listen, Connect, an innovative program for military families affected by the Iraq and Afghanistan wars, which has benefited an estimated one million military families.
The Gruss Lipper Family Foundation
Sesame Workshop is delighted to partner with the Gruss Lipper Family Foundation on Rechov Sumsum, the Israeli version of Sesame Street, and Shalom Sesame, a new series teaching American children about Israel and Jewish life.
UnitedHealthcare, a UnitedHealth Group company, is proud to sponsor Food for Thought, a bilingual outreach program aimed at helping low-income families make food choices that are affordable, nutritional, and set the foundation for healthy habits.
American Greetings provides generous funding for Talk, Listen, Connect II and Emergency Preparedness initiatives. American Greetings also supports Sesame Workshop's educational outreach efforts in Israel.
Merck Company Foundation
The Merck Company Foundation is proud to support Sesame Street Food for Thought: Eating Well on a Budget, as well as Sesame Street programming in China and Brazil.
Michael & Susan Dell Foundation
Galli Galli Sim Sim, Sesame Workshop's locally produced Indian version of Sesame Street, is made possible in part by support from the Michael & Susan Dell Foundation.
Sanlam, a leading financial services company, has been a proud supporter of Takalani Sesame since 2000, helping millions of young South Africans prepare for success in school and in life.
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services provides generous funding for our Healthy Habits for Life initiative.
BAE Systems, a proud sponsor of Talk, Listen, Connect, supporting military families, is the premier global defense, security, and aerospace company and leverages its global capabilities to deliver the best for our men and women in uniform.
Mai Family Foundation
The Mai Family Foundation proudly supports Takalani Sesame, the South African adaptation of Sesame Street that utilizes a range of media platforms and community initiatives to address the educational needs of South Africa's children.
Walmart provides generous funding to support military families through our Talk, Listen, Connect initiative as well as new programming to help our country's most vulnerable children and families stay healthy and eat well on a limited budget.
The Jim Joseph Foundation
The Jim Joseph Foundation funds Shalom Sesame, a multimedia Jewish educational project for children, parents, and teachers in the U.S. The Foundation's mission is to foster compelling, effective Jewish learning in the US.
Funds of Jewish Education Sponsored by Gruss Life Monument Funds and UJA Federation of NY
Funds of Jewish Education Sponsored by Gruss Life Monument Funds and UJA Federation of NY is proud to support the Shalom Sesame project, a multimedia Jewish educational project for children, parents, and teachers in the U.S.
The MetLife Foundation proudly promotes the Workshop's healthy habits programs in India, Mexico and Brazil through specially-themed episodes, PSAs, online content, and educational outreach materials.
The Colombia Healthy Heart Initiative, under the auspices of Dr. Valentin Fuster and generously funded by the Santo Domingo family, is one of Mt. Sinai Medical Center's global health projects and promotes healthy habits to Colombia's children.
International Fund for Ireland
The International Fund for Ireland is a major supporter of Sesame Tree, Sesame Workshop's new locally produced Northern Ireland version of Sesame Street.
National Science Foundation
The National Science Foundation provided support for the One World, One Sky: Big Bird's Adventure project, which teaches children in the United States and China about the night sky while introducing them to each other’s cultures.
Major Funding Partners
- The Ted Arison Family Foundation (Israel)
- Bank of Jordan
- BNY Mellon
- The Covenant Foundation
- Crown Family Philanthropies
- Emirates Foundation
- Fleury SA
- Fohs Foundation
- IDP Foundation, Inc.
- Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
- Lockheed Martin
- McCormick Foundation
- Joseph and Harvey Meyerhoff Family Charitable Funds
- New York Life Foundation
- New York State Office of Mental Health
- Stavros Niarchos Foundation
- Righteous Persons Foundation
- Saudi Arabia Traffic Police
- Square Group
- Tetra Pak
- Toys"R"Us Children's Fund
- U.S. Department of State
- Bernard van Leer Foundation
- Warner Home Video
- Sea World Parks & Entertainment
- The Procter & Gamble Company
- American Greetings
- Publications International, Ltd.
- Children's Apparel Network
- Li & Fung USA
- Apple & Eve
- The Hain Celestial Group