Sesame Workshop donations received

This is an online portal with information on donations that were announced publicly (or have been shared with permission) that were of interest to Vipul Naik. The git repository with the code for this portal, as well as all the underlying data, is available on GitHub. All payment amounts are in current United States dollars (USD). The repository of donations is being seeded with an initial collation by Issa Rice as well as continued contributions from him (see his commits and the contract work page listing all financially compensated contributions to the site) but all responsibility for errors and inaccuracies belongs to Vipul Naik. Current data is preliminary and has not been completely vetted and normalized; if sharing a link to this site or any page on this site, please include the caveat that the data is preliminary (if you want to share without including caveats, please check with Vipul Naik). We expect to have completed the first round of development by the end of March 2022. See the about page for more details. Also of interest: pageview data on analytics.vipulnaik.com, tutorial in README, request for feedback to EA Forum.

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Basic donee information

ItemValue
Country
Wikipedia pagehttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sesame_Workshop

Donee donation statistics

Cause areaCountMedianMeanMinimum10th percentile 20th percentile 30th percentile 40th percentile 50th percentile 60th percentile 70th percentile 80th percentile 90th percentile Maximum
Overall 7 250,000 14,975,758 150,000 150,000 200,000 200,000 200,000 250,000 2,000,000 2,000,000 2,030,307 100,000,000 100,000,000
1 150,000 150,000 150,000 150,000 150,000 150,000 150,000 150,000 150,000 150,000 150,000 150,000 150,000
FIXME 4 200,000 25,162,500 200,000 200,000 200,000 200,000 200,000 200,000 250,000 250,000 100,000,000 100,000,000 100,000,000
India 1 2,000,000 2,000,000 2,000,000 2,000,000 2,000,000 2,000,000 2,000,000 2,000,000 2,000,000 2,000,000 2,000,000 2,000,000 2,000,000
Sanitation 1 2,030,307 2,030,307 2,030,307 2,030,307 2,030,307 2,030,307 2,030,307 2,030,307 2,030,307 2,030,307 2,030,307 2,030,307 2,030,307

Donation amounts by donor and year for donee Sesame Workshop

Donor Total 2017 2016 2014 2012 2007 2002
MacArthur Foundation (filter this donee) 100,250,000.00 100,250,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation (filter this donee) 2,030,307.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 2,030,307.00 0.00 0.00
Michael and Susan Dell Foundation (filter this donee) 2,000,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 2,000,000.00 0.00
Ford Foundation (filter this donee) 400,000.00 0.00 200,000.00 200,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
W. K. Kellogg Foundation (filter this donee) 150,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 150,000.00
Total 104,830,307.00 100,250,000.00 200,000.00 200,000.00 2,030,307.00 2,000,000.00 150,000.00

Full list of donations in reverse chronological order (7 donations)

Graph of top 10 donors by amount, showing the timeframe of donations

Graph of donations and their timeframes
DonorAmount (current USD)Amount rank (out of 7)Donation dateCause areaURLInfluencerNotes
MacArthur Foundation100,000,000.0012017FIXMEhttps://www.macfound.org/grants/-- to enhance caregiver-child engagement and improve children's learning and socio-emotional outcomes by implementing a large-scale early childhood intervention in the Syrian response region. Affected countries: United States; affected states: New York; affected cities: New York.
MacArthur Foundation250,000.0042017FIXMEhttps://www.macfound.org/grants/-- in support of general operations. Affected countries: United States; affected states: New York; affected cities: New York.
Ford Foundation200,000.0052016-07-01FIXMEhttp://www.fordfoundation.org/work/our-grants/grants-database/grants-all-- To develop a new organizational marketing and branding structure to emphasize its philanthropic mission and work. Affected regions: 1110###Worldwide###100; @@@; United States; affected countries: FIXME.
Ford Foundation200,000.0052014-11-01FIXMEhttp://www.fordfoundation.org/work/our-grants/grants-database/grants-all-- For the Joan Ganz Cooney Center Fellowships Program to recruit program Fellows, particularly from underrepresented groups, to build leadership in digital media and learning. Affected regions: 1045###United States###80@@@1110###Worldwide###20; @@@; United States; affected countries: FIXME.
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation2,030,307.0022012-11-06Sanitation/basic sanitationhttps://iatiregistry.org/publisher/bmgf-- to develop an evidence-based multi-media intervention for the promotion of positive behaviors related to sanitation and hygiene in children and their caregivers in Bangladesh, India, and Nigeria; Aid type: Project-type interventions. Affected regions: Developing countries, unspecified; affected countries: Nigeria|India|Bangladesh.
Michael and Susan Dell Foundation2,000,000.0032007-01Indiahttps://web.archive.org/web/20080224064534/http://www.msdf.org:80/priorities/MasterList.aspx-- To fund an Outreach Program aimed at supplementing Sesame Street India's television show "Galli Galli Sim Sim", and improving educational outcomes for 2-6 year old children.
W. K. Kellogg Foundation150,000.0072002-07-01--https://www.wkkf.org:443/grants/grant/2002/08/develop-meaningful-programs-for-children-0098016-- Purpose: Develop meaningful programs to address critical needs of and make a difference for Arab-American children though a study on six- to eleven-year-olds; Grant period: 2002-07-01 to 2003-06-30. Affected countries: United States; affected states: New York.