The Table

“If they don’t give you a seat at the table, bring a folding chair”

Shirley Chisholm

ANNUAL MEMBERSHIP LEVELS $10,000 | $25,000 | $50,000 | $100,000+

Centered around LIFT’s key values of connection, equity and teaching empathy, The Table is a giving community for individuals, families, and family foundations. Members – and their families – enjoy access to curated experiences only available at LIFT, including:

Direct connection to LIFT families

  • Special invitations to events, including LIFTopolis, family day, and playdates
  • Subscription to The Table’s quarterly newsletter

Learning alongside like-minded philanthropists

  • Virtual book club and talks with renowned authors, hosted by LIFT’s National Board
  • Conversations with senior leaders on the forefront of equity work, across the country
  • Informal bi-annual briefings with LIFT CEO Michelle Rhone-Collins

Special recognition

  • Preferred recognition in LIFT materials
  • Heartfelt gifts and keepsakes


We are grateful to our Table community members who are willing to pull up a chair, sit with us, and do the hard work of unpacking generations of inequity in pursuit of a better tomorrow. We cannot do this work without their generous support and belief in our mission.

$10,000 – $24,999

Ellen Katz
The Bewtra Charity Fund
The Helgen-Gilligan Family

$25,000 – $49,999

Brent Kessel
Brian & Ali Kreiter
Brian & Stephanie Spector
Emilio Diez Barroso & Alyssa Nobriga
Gina & Brooke Coburn
Sherman Fairchild Foundation
The Darman Family

$50,000 – $99,999

Crystal & Chris Sacca
Dr. Arlene Ford & Christopher Reynolds
James C & Norma I Smith Foundation
Marion Gislason Obernauer Memorial Fund
The Obernauer Foundation


Crimson Lion Foundation
Hirsch Family Foundation
The Louis Calder Foundation
The McCance Foundation



For more information, please contact [email protected]