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Want to Join Our Mission to Help Children Everywhere Grow Smarter, Stronger, and Kinder?

Individual donors can have a major impact — and we love to partner with like-minded organizations. You can also organize a workplace giving event, contribute while shopping online, or host a fundraiser of your own.

Ways to Support

There are so many ways you can help.

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Make an annual or monthly gift today and help Sesame Workshop transform how the world supports children, wherever they may be, for generations to come.

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Explore fundraising events that help us bring learning and laughter around the world thanks to supporters like you.

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Corporate and Institutional Giving

We couldn’t achieve our mission without partners. The organizations we team up share our commitment to the world’s children and help us to make a powerful difference in their lives.

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Critical Needs Response Fund

Sesame Workshop is helping children and families in Ukraine and neighboring countries affected by the ongoing crisis by providing free resources.

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Tribute Gift

A tribute gift is a donation made to Sesame Workshop in honor, memory, or celebration of a loved one. It’s a great way to commemorate a special event or milestone.

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Donor Advised Funds

Now you can support Sesame Workshop through your donor advised fund! Using a donor advised fund is a simple, convenient way that you can join in our mission.

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Crypto Donations

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.

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Matching Gifts

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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Other Ways to Give

Learn more about how you can make a legacy gift, IRA rollover, contribute stock, and more.

Sesame Street Sponsorship

With support from our sponsors, we can create engaging new content for our audience and continue to forward our mission of helping children everywhere grow smarter, stronger, and kinder.

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Start a Fundraiser

Our fundraising platform allows supporters to turn birthdays, holidays, special events, and more into fundraising opportunities to help kids everywhere grow smarter, stronger, and kinder.

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Major Gifts
There are so many ways individual leaders can support the Sesame Workshop mission. From planned giving to matching gifts to our annual benefit dinner, you can make an impact on the lives of children everywhere. For more information, contact

1 in 36 Children

In the US is diagnosed with autism, according to 2020 data.

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Support Our Mission
Most people know us for our flagship television show, but Sesame Workshop is so much more: we’re a nonprofit organization on a mission to help children everywhere grow smarter, stronger, and kinder.
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Impact Report
Making a difference for the children and families who need us most—in person, on screens, and in classrooms and communities around the world.
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Have Sesame Workshop’s tools and resources helped you, your family, or your professional practice? Write a review to help others learn more about us.
Give At Work

Looking for a simple way to make a tax-deductible donation through payroll contributions? One of these organizations can help your workplace make an impact.

Co-Viewing Works

Programs that support and encourage caregivers to interact and play in healthy and stimulating ways with their young children can improve children’s cognitive development.

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