Our vision and beliefs drive our mission to help children everywhere grow smarter, stronger, and kinder.
For over 50 years, Sesame Workshop has been at the intersection of education, media, and research, creating joyful experiences that enrich minds and expand hearts. These five values are central to the Sesame identity and guide our work to empower each generation to build a better world.
Create Impact as One Team
We are one, purpose-led team united by our commitment to collective impact.
Be Creative, Playful, & Bold
Curious minds and imaginative spirits drive us to reach innovate and reach new heights.
See The World Through a Child’s Eyes
We infuse heart, childlike wonder, and joy into everything we do.
Foster a Culture of Belonging
We champion diversity, equity, and inclusion in our workplace and for the global community we serve.
Embrace Challenges as Opportunities
We embrace a growth mindset and rise to the occasion in the face of any setback.
Mission and History
We’re dedicated to helping children grow smarter, stronger, and kinder. Scroll through 50+ years of Sesame milestones to see how we achieve that mission.
Sesame Workshop accepts cryptocurrency donations through The Giving Block. Crypto donations are one of the most tax-efficient ways to give to Sesame Workshop. Your crypto contribution is tax-deductible to the fullest extent permitted by law if you pay taxes in the U.S. By making a charitable gift, you may also be eligible to significantly reduce what you would otherwise owe in capital gains taxes.
You can increase your impact by making use of your company’s matching gift program. In these instances, you will be recognized for the full amount of your gift plus any employer match.
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