|A group of partners are working with MIT OpenCourseWare to achieve its publishing goals, and have made in-kind donations of time and resources to help us publish 1,100 courses.
Willam and Flora Hewlett Foundation The Hewlett Foundation, incorporated as a private foundation in 1966, was established by the late Palo Alto, CA, industrialist William R. Hewlett, his wife, Flora Lamson Hewlett, and their eldest son, Walter B. Hewlett. Headquartered in Menlo Park, CA, the foundation concentrates its resources on activities in conflict resolution, education, environment, performing arts, population, and U.S.-Latin American relations.
Andrew W. Mellon Foundation The Mellon Foundation is the result of the consolidation on June 30, 1969 of the Old Dominion Foundation into the Avalon Foundation with the name of the latter being changed to The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. The Avalon Foundation was founded in December 1940 by Ailsa Mellon Bruce, daughter of Andrew W. Mellon. The New York, NY-based foundation is active in higher education, museums and art conservation, performing arts, population, conservation and the environment, and public affairs.
MIT OCW Donors
Jon Gruber, MIT Class of 1964 alumnus
Universia - A consortium of more than 840 colleges and universities in Latin America, Spain and Portugal that has translated a sample of 105 MIT OCW courses into Spanish and Portuguese.
Chinese Open Resources for Education (CORE) - A consortium of Chinese colleges and universities that will translate all of MIT OCW's courses into Chinese, and offer open and free access to the course materials from Chinese educators, over the course of the next five years.
Open Learning Support (OLS) - This joint MIT OCW/ Utah State University research project is focused on building "social software" that enables informal learning communities to form around existing open educational content. The fundamental premise of OLS is that full educational opportunity requires a user to have social access to other human beings who can answer questions and provide support.
Sapient - The Sapient Corporation has been MIT OCW's primary partner in the design, implementation, and support of the MIT OCW Web site's underlying content management and publishing infrastructure. Sapient also provides program management and content authoring services.
Microsoft - Microsoft provided consulting services, under a grant, that helped MIT OCW implement a content management system based on the product Microsoft Content Management System 2002.
Akamai - Akamai provides worldwide delivery of MIT OCW content, as well as network storage, video streaming services, and site monitoring tools through its extensive worldwide network.
Hewlett-Packard - Under a grant, HP provided hardware that helped MIT OCW establish a robust server infrastructure.
NetRaker - NetRaker provides services, under a grant, that helps MIT OCW conduct in-depth evaluations of visitor use of MIT OCW educational materials.