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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