The German Marshall Fund of the United States is grateful for the generous contributions it receives from individuals, foundations, corporations, and U.S. and foreign government agencies. Our donors make possible the strategic initiatives needed to strengthen transatlantic cooperation in the spirit of the Marshall Plan.

Our funders engage with GMF and its mission through partnerships, charitable donations, and through membership of GMF’s business alliances. Below you may find a list of funders for the 2019 fiscal year (June 1, 2018 – May 31, 2019).

Strategic Cross-Sector Donors

$1 Million and above


$500,000 - $999,999


$250,000 – 499,999

Charles Stewart Mott Foundation
Federal Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development, Germany
Klarman Family Foundation
Meridiam Infrastructure
NWI Management LP
Policy Center for the New South
Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Foundation
The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation

$100,000 – 249,999

Airbus Group
Bank of America Charitable Foundation Inc
BSA | The Software Alliance
Daimler AG
Delegation of the European Union to the U.S.
European Cultural Foundation
Google LLC
Luso-Americana Development Foundation
Ministry of Defence of the Republic of Latvia
Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Belgium
Ministry of Foreign Affairs, R.O.C. (Taiwan)
Open Society Foundations
The Kresge Foundation
The Mission of Japan to the European Union
The Sasakawa Peace Foundation
Union of Chambers and Commodity Exchanges of Turkey
ZEIT-Stiftung Ebelin und Gerd Bucerius

$99,000 and below

Airlines for Europe
Air Liquide
AJC Transatlantic Institute
Asan Institute of Policy Studies
Bank Gospodarstwa Krajowego
Bayer AG
Bertelsmann Stiftung
Brussels Capital Region
Charles Buchanan
Cleveland Foundation
Comcast Corporation
David Mortlock
Delegation of the European Union, Turkey
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH
ELNET | European Leadership Network
Embassy of Canada in France
Embassy of Denmark in France
Embassy of Japan in Washington, D.C.
Embassy of Japan in Germany
Embassy of the United Kingdom in Poland
Enel Foundation
European Investment Bank
European Parliament
Exxon Mobil
Federal Office for Migration and Refugees, Germany
Fondazione de Sardegna
Foundation for European Progressive Studies
Georgetown University Law Center
Gilead Sciences Inc.
Goethe Institut
John Connors
J.P. Morgan Chase & Co.
King Baudouin Foundation
Microsoft Corporation
Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Denmark
Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Netherlands
Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Poland
Pinnacle Technical Resources
Polish Institute of International Affairs
RAND Corporation
Science Applications International Corporation
Silver Parker Group
Smith Richardson Foundation
Swiss Forum for Migration and Population Studies
The Boeing Company
The Capital Group Companies Charitable Foundation
The Wallenberg Foundation
University of Pennsylvania
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
U.S. Mission to the European Union
U.S. Mission to NATO
Valeo Management Services
Westerwelle Foundation
Wilfried Martens Centre for European Studies
Wilhelm Merck

Board Member Donations

We are grateful to every one of our esteemed board members for their demonstrated commitment to GMF’s mission.

Amanda Bennett Janet Lamkin
Karen Donfried   Rob Liberatore 
John B. Emerson Annie Maxwell
Kassie Freeman     Meghan L. O'Sullivan
Frank Friedman Richard Powers
Guido Goldman* Shyam Reddy
Marc Grossman* Christopher Schroeder
John Harris    David Smick
David Ignatius J. Robinson West 
Thomas Kelly  
* Chair Emeriti 
* The list above does not encompass any donors that do not wish to publicly disclose their charitable giving.

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