Our Partners

The Hemera Foundation supports innovative organizations and initiatives that foster basic human goodness in individuals and society. Hemera is dedicated to promoting human flourishing. Our primary areas of focus are contemplative practice, early childhood development (prenatal to three) and the arts.

Evolve Ventures and Foundation facilitates evolution of human consciousness. We are open to both not-for-profit philanthropy and for-profit social entrepreneurship, with a strong preference for organizations on a path to self-sustainability.

The mission of UCLA MARC (Mindful Awareness Research Center) is to foster mindful awareness across the lifespan through education and research to promote well-being and a more compassionate society. MARC was created to bring to a renowned mental health research institution the ancient art of mindful awareness in a scientifically supported and rigorous form.

Harvard University Health Services is a multi-specialty medical practice exclusively for members of the Harvard community—students, faculty, staff, eligible post-docs, retirees, and their dependents.

At Middlesex we have a full-time faculty member dedicated to supporting our entire school community (students, faculty, staff, parents, and alumni) in mindfulness practice. In all the mindfulness programs, the decision to practice mindfulness is always up to the person.

The Koru Mindfulness® program was developed over the course of a decade by psychiatrists Holly Rogers, MD & Margaret Maytan, MD to bring the benefits of mindfulness to the college students they worked with at Duke University’s student counseling center.

Dan Harris is the co-anchor of ABC News’ “Nightline” and the weekend edition of “Good Morning America,”. After covering the religion beat for ABC News, he discovered meditation and wrote the bestselling book 10% Happier. He’s been evangelizing to skeptical, scientifically-minded folks ever since.

Home to more than 3,800,000 meditators, Insight Timer is rated as the top free meditation app on the Android and IOS stores. Every 24 hours in over 200 countries our users collectively meditate for more than 1,500,000 minutes. That’s more than 1,000 days every single day!

At Peace in Schools our teaching team and staff, individually and collectively, has a commitment to the transformation that is possible through deep mindfulness practice. With acknowledgement of the roots of mindfulness practices, our focus is on the universal. Our teachings center around the core values of authenticity, compassion, presence and awareness.

Mindfulness Without Borders (MWB) is a leading provider of best practices and evidenced-based programs on secular mindfulness and social-emotional intelligence to youth, educators, health and corporate professionals in communities around the world.

The Compassion Institute is a powerful global advocate for compassion education. Our mission is to promote public awareness of the importance of compassion to individual human happiness as well as societal and community well-being and to provide knowledge-based resources to support a growing network of compassion educators.

Brooklyn Zen Center is a Soto Zen community in the tradition of San Francisco Zen Center’s founder, Shunryu Suzuki. The mission of Brooklyn Zen Center is to cultivate an open community based on the Buddha’s teachings of love and interconnectedness.

Since 1986, The Trust for the Meditation Process has encouraged the practice of inner, silent awareness, whether it’s called meditation, mindfulness or contemplative prayer. Our financial grants to non-profit organizations renew contemplative Christianity, promote health and wholeness, and bring silence and stillness to a hectic world.

Mindful Families helps you learn how to enrich your family’s spiritual development by meditating and practicing mindfulness together.

Susan Stiffelman is a marriage and family therapist, a credentialed teacher, and a licensed psychotherapist. For over 30 years, Susan has worked with families to create greater harmony and deeper connection between parents and children. Susan also delivers weekly parenting advice for the Huffington Post as their “Parent Coach.”

Founded at Stanford University’s d.school and now operating as an independent organization, Project Wayfinder has designed a 20-piece toolkit to equip students with the skills, knowledge and confidence to become purposeful navigators.

The Center for Mindful Living (CML) in Brentwood/West Los Angeles is the home for the integration of mindfulness and psychotherapy. We’re committed to providing a welcoming, supportive, compassionate and healing environment for people seeking positive life changes.

Kalliopeia Foundation is responding to a call – a global challenge – to take spiritual as well as physical responsibility for our common home. Our projects and those we support engage with contemporary issues at their root, with the understanding that ecological, cultural, and spiritual renewal are interdependent.

1440 Foundation’s mission is to serve champions committed to helping us grow in relationship, spirit, and wellness. The 1440 Vision: What we want to see in the world: Compassionate communities leading generative lives.

Michelle Gale is a Mindful Parenting Educator and the author of “Mindful Parenting in a Messy World” is a guidebook that teaches busy, stressed out parents how to become more present with themselves and with their children.

Youth Passageways is an evolving network of individuals, organizations, and communities who help regenerate healthy passages into mature adulthood for today’s youth.

Insight Meditation Community of Charlottesville (IMCC) is a spiritual community located in central Virginia open to everyone interested in the study and practice of Buddhist insight meditation, also known as Vipassana.

Insight Meditation Community of Washington (IMCW) is a spiritual community that teaches and practices Insight (Vipassana) meditation in the Washington, DC metro area.

Millennials Don’t Suck works to reframe the narrative about the Millennial generation, and in the process build community that can help to enact positive change.

Mindful Schools offers educators practical skills for self-care, facilitation, and connecting with youth, providing simple, effective mindfulness practices that can be integrated into the school day and adapted for diverse environments.

Mindfulness and Therapy Center offers individual and couples therapy, mindfulness courses for kids, teens and adults, as well as weekly meditation classes, all designed to give you the tools to help you thrive.

Opulent Mindfulness provides expert on-site and remote meditation guidance and customized programs for teams, conferences, and busy executives.

YES (Youth Empowerment Seminar) is dedicated to providing youth with a healthy body, a healthy mind and a healthy lifestyle by offering youth practical tools and life skills to manage stress and emotions.

The Compassionate Schools Project is the most comprehensive study ever undertaken of a 21st century health and wellness curriculum in an elementary or secondary school setting. Facilitating the integrated development of mind and body, the project interweaves support in academic achievement, mental fitness, health, and compassionate character.

Coalition of Schools Educating Mindfully is a nonprofit organization that supports school communities by connecting them with mentors, trainings, curriculums and other resources for mindfulness-based social, emotional, and academic learning. Our goal is to empower every educator to explore, personally practice, and then embed mindfulness in their classrooms.

Insight Meditation Society (IMS) is one of the Western world’s oldest and most-respected meditation retreat centers. We are dedicated to providing a spiritual refuge for all who seek freedom of mind and heart.

Based out of Pleasantville, NY, Dr. Bertin’s practice specializes in developmental pediatrics, a sub-specialty of pediatrics focusing on the promotion of child development, and developmental disorders such as ADHD, autism, and learning disabilities.

Susan Kaiser Greenland is an internationally recognized leader in teaching mindfulness and meditation to children, teens, parents, and professionals. She played a foundational role in making mindfulness practices developmentally appropriate for young people and helped to pioneer activity-based mindfulness with her first book The Mindful Child. Her second book Mindful Games, offers simple explanations of complex concepts, methods, and themes while expanding upon her work developing activity-based mindfulness practices.

Be Well Be Here is a non-profit mindful wellness collaborative dedicated to co-creating personalized practices through supportive experiential learning. Our teachers have master’s-level education and extensive knowledge of mindful wellness modalities as well as embodied experience in their areas of expertise. As a mindful wellness educational collaborative, we endeavor to meet people where they are, share practices that befriend, design creative mindful wellness strategies that are easily incorporated into daily life, and mindfully build a caring, connected community.

InStill Mindfulness SWVA is a tax-exempt 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization based in Floyd, Virginia. InStill Mindfulness SWVA works in collaboration with community partners to provide real-world, interrelational mindfulness classes throughout southwest Virginia.

Ivy Child International is a Massachusetts-based 501(c) (3) nonprofit devoted to universal mindfulness education, prioritizing the multicultural needs of children and communities. We bring culturally-tailored programs to diverse educational systems and communities, with a special focus on urban populations.

Science and Nonduality (SAND) is a community inspired by timeless wisdom, informed by cutting-edge science, and grounded in personal experience. We come together in an openhearted exploration to further our individual and collective evolution. New ways of being emerge. We embody our interconnectedness and celebrate our humanity.

InsightLA is a meditation center teaching the highest quality mindfulness practices throughout the Greater Los Angeles area. For 16 years, we have offered classes, retreats, and special events in an open and welcoming community. Our work is rooted in ancient traditions, and we offer both secular and Buddhist classes. All of our efforts are dedicated toward our mission of calming minds, opening hearts, and changing the world.

depression2extinction (d2e) is a 501(c)3 non-profit on a mission to eliminate the stigma of depression. We’re active in providing students, teachers, & parents with the tools necessary to better understand their emotions and more easily connect with themselves and others. We believe that through movement, mindfulness, & human connection the world can combat the core issues around mental health. Join the larger mission and help eliminate the stigma of depression and anxiety disorders.

Mindfulness Director Initiative (MDI) makes the transformative power of mindfulness a reality for school communities by facilitating the integration of mindfulness into schools through the Mindfulness Director Model. MDI matches interested schools with highly qualified Mindfulness Directors and supports thriving cultures of mindfulness in school communities through our school partnership program.