Our work would not be possible without the incredible support of our sponsors. We could not be more grateful for their involvement and commitment to our mission
Segal Family Foundation
HK/BF is a proud partner of the Segal Family Foundation, who supports African-led, grassroots non-governmental organizations (NGOs). The Segal Family foundation believes that local solutions are the most appropriate and sustainable, and believe that smaller and younger organizations can benefit most from their limited resources.
HK/BF President, Lonnie Hackett, has been selected as a Rainer Arnhold Fellow by the Mulago Foundation. Rainer Arnhold Fellows are social entrepreneurs with particularly promising solutions to the big problems in conservation, health and poverty in the developing world. The Program provides their organization with $100,000 and helps them design their programs for maximum impact and scale through an iterative design process.
Healthy Kids/Brighter Future has partnered with the Rotary Foundation and more than 40 local Rotary Clubs to be the recipient of two Global Grants totaling more than $160,000. The grants provide funds to expand HK/BF's model school health programs to new areas of Lusaka
Private Family Foundation
HK/BF has received over $120,000 from a private family foundation to support the expansion, evaluation and operation of HK/BF's programs in Zambia in 2016.
Totten Peavey Heffelfinger Family Trust
Healthy Kids/Brighter Future is a proud partner of the Totten Peavey Heffelfinger Family Trust. TPH is a fund dedicated to providing critical aid for organizations assisting young people at risk.
Michael Bouchard of Sonic Pictures contributed professional filming and editing services for HK/BF video. Sonic Pictures is an award-winning, full-service, professional video production company for documentary, independent film, corporate video, and television commercials.
The Samuel Huntington Fund & National Grid
Healthy Kids/Brighter Future founder Lonnie Hackett has received the Samuel Huntington Public Service Award to expand HK/BF's programs in Lusaka, Zambia. Samuel Huntington was President and Chief Executive Officer of the New England Electric System which later merged with National Grid. The Samuel Huntington Public Service Award was established by his friends to allow other students to realize similar experiences and to provide public service.
The Forest Foundation
Healthy Kids/Brighter Future has received generous grants from the Forest Foundation in 2014 and 2015. The foundation supports community-based non profit agencies that efficiently deliver critical services to under-served populations.
The Kathryn W. Davis Foundation
Lonnie Hackett and Healthy Kids/Brighter Future were awarded the Davis Project for Peace Award from the Kathryn W. Davis Family in order to expand HK/BF's programs in Lusaka, Zambia. Philanthropist Kathryn W. Davis set up Projects for Peace to support motivated undergraduates who are implementing community projects around the world.
The McKinley Family Trust
Lonnie Hackett and Healthy Kids/Brighter Future were awarded the Thomas Andrew Mckinley Family Entrepreneurial Grant in order to implement HK/BF's innovative model of school-based healthcare and health education. The grant funds entrepreneurial endeavors that may have a strong impact on the larger community and improve the human condition. We at HK/BF are extremely grateful for the McKinley Family's support.