Partners & Funders

The IVMF works with a number of entities to ensure that the quality of programming provided to our nation’s veterans and their families is second to none. From individuals to corporations, and foundations to government, we cannot begin to express how crucial our partner’s financial support is to our mission, and to the thousands of veterans, service members and families impacted each year. For that reason, we invite you to learn about the individuals and organizations that continue to make a difference through their generosity.

Founding Partner

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JPMorgan Chase & Co.

JPMorgan Chase co-founded the IVMF at Syracuse University, the first national institute in higher education focused on social, economic, education and policy issues impacting veterans and their families. JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE: JPM) is a leading global financial services firm with assets of $2.4 trillion and operations worldwide. The Firm is a leader in investment banking, financial services for consumers and small businesses, commercial banking, financial transaction processing and asset management. Through its programs in employment, financial capability and small business, JPMC aims to position military members, veterans and their families for success in their post-service lives. The company is investing $45 million toward programs and initiatives to help military families. Learn more about the company’s programs for military, Veterans and their families.

Strategic Partners

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Small Business Administration

Created in 1953, the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) is the only cabinet-level federal agency fully dedicated to small business and provides counseling, capital, and contracting expertise as the nation’s only go-to resource and voice for small businesses. Learn more about the SBA.

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Empire State Development Corporation

The mission of Empire State Development (ESD) is to promote a vigorous and growing state economy, encourage business investment and job creation, and support diverse, prosperous local economies across New York State through the efficient use of loans, grants, tax credits, real estate development, marketing and other forms of assistance. Learn more about ESD.

The D’Aniello Family Foundation

The Foundation focuses on its five pillars of giving: faith-based, educational programs, free enterprise, the performing arts, and mental health research. The D’Aniello family is a longtime supporter of the University, having contributed generously to scholarship funds, student experiential learning, the Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans with Disabilities, the D’Aniello Lecture Series, the IVMF and the Whitman School.

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The Schultz Family Foundation

The Foundation works with employers and nonprofit organizations to ensure veterans can connect their skills, experience and community commitment to a new organization and a new mission. We support transitioning veterans from active duty, military spouses, and National Guard and Reserve members through the many steps of re-integration, from preparation to hiring to long-term support.

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Walmart Foundation

Walmart and the Walmart Foundation are committed to helping people live better through philanthropic efforts. By operating globally and giving back locally, Walmart is uniquely positioned to address the needs of communities it serves and make a significant social impact within its core areas of giving: Hunger Relief and Healthy Eating, Sustainability, Career Opportunity and Women’s Economic Empowerment. Walmart and the Walmart Foundation are committed to veteran reintegration programs and advancing systemic change in large veteran communities across the U.S. Learn more about Walmart’s giving here.

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Fiserv is proud to offer veterans and military spouses a variety of small business solutions and resources designed to support their success. Fiserv is a co-leader and founding member of the Coalition for Veteran Owned Business (CVOB), a first-of-its-kind national initiative to support the success of businesses owned by veterans, service members, and military spouses. The CVOB provides access to entrepreneurial education and training, small business resources and solutions, and commerce and supplier opportunities.

Supporting Partners


EBV Foundation

Lockheed Martin Corporation


New York State Health Foundation

PepsiCo, Inc.

Prudential Financial, Inc.

SAS Institute, Inc.

United Services Automobile Association (USAA)

Valley Baptist Legacy Foundation

North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services

Wounded Warrior Project

Additional Supporters

$500,000 - $999,999$250,000 - $499,999$100,000 - $249,999$100,000 - $249,999
The Bank of America Charitable FoundationMr. George R. de Lodzia G'63, Ph.D.'69 & Mrs. Victoria de LodziaAriela & Associates International, LLCBank of America Merrill Lynch
Mr. Steven W. Barnes '82, H'19 & Mrs. Deborah A. BarnesDSF Charitable FoundationBlue Star Families, Inc.The Cannon Foundation, Inc.
George W. Bush FoundationFidelity Charitable Gift FundThe Boeing CompanyEconomic Opportunity Council of Suffolk
Citigroup FoundationCarl B. & Florence E. King FoundationRobert J. Gutterman '74
The City of New YorkHillman Family FoundationsClarkson Aerospace CorpHighmark Foundation
General Electric CompanyMr. Daniel N. Mezzalingua '60 & Mrs. Kathleen Mezzalingua G'62The Dallas FoundationHighmark, Inc.
Graduate Management Admission CounselSan Antonio Area FoundationDeloitte ConsultingThe Harold Lee Fund
Mr. Richard L. Haydon '66 & Mrs. Helen F. HaydonTravis Manion FoundationGlanbia, PLCMr. Louis R. Malikow '73 & Mrs. Susan G. Malikow
The Heinz EndowmentsInstitute of Museum & Library ServicesMilitary Officers Association of America (MOAA)
Intercontinental Exchange (ICE)Kitchings Family FoundationMotorola Solutions Foundation
Ewing Marion Kauffman FoundationMr. Theodore A. Lachowicz '72 & Mrs. Cheryl H. Lachowicz '72National Endowment for the Arts
The Leon Levine FoundationNYSE Technologies Connectivity, Inc.National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution
The Marcus Foundation, Inc.Robin Hood FoundationNYS Bar Foundation
Newman's Own FoundationMr. Emanuel Shemin '52*& Mrs. Rhoda Z. Shemin '53Operation Engage America, Inc.
May and Stanley Smith Charitable TrustSymantecPeopleFund
Mr. Theodore F. Spall '69 & Mrs. Suzanne A. SpallTravelersWestchester Community Opportunity
Vibrant Emotional Health
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