Donors, Sponsors, Partners, and Supporters

This page lists our donors, sponsors, partners, photographers, and volunteers. Skateistan extends a massive thank you to all these wonderful people and organisations for the way they have supported and continue to support our activities.

Skateistan is always looking for new funding partners and corporate sponsors. If you would like to learn more about supporting Skateistan or propose a partnership please e-mail info@skateistan.org.

Donors

Major Government Donors

  • Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation, Afghanistan (2014 - present)
  • Royal Danish Embassy, South Africa (2014 - present)
  • Embassy of the United States, Afghanistan (2015 - present)
  • Embassy of Finland, Afghanistan (2014 - 2015)
  • Royal Danish Embassy, Afghanistan (2009 - 2014)
  • German Federal Foreign Office (2009 - 2015)
  • Norwegian Embassy, Afghanistan (2009 - 2013)
  • Canadian Embassy, Afghanistan (2009)

Grants and Major Fundraising

  • Svenska Poskod Stifteksen (2016 - present)
  • Tony Hawk Foundation (2014 - present)
  • Comic Relief (2015 - present)
  • Laureus Sport for Good Foundation (2015 - present)
  • Starkey Foundation (2015 - present)
  • FYF Fest (2014 - present)
  • Impossible Project (2014 - present)
  • Games 4 Good Foundation (2014 - present)
  • Linkedin (2014 - present)
  • Beyond Sport (2012 - present)
  • Rainmaker Foundation (2015)
  • Inmaat Foundation (2014 - 2015)
  • Lego Foundation and Ashoka Changemakers (2014 - 2015)
  • Oldfield Partners LLP (2013 - 2015)
  • Blossom Hill Foundation (2012 - 2016)
  • Prince Claus Fund for Culture and Development (2014 - 2015)
  • Motul Corazon Foundation (2013)
  • Quiksilver Foundation (2012 - 2013)
  • Roskilde Foundation (2011 - 2012)
  • United Nations Assistance Mission to Afghanistan - UNAMA (2010)
  • AusAID (2010)
  • Kindle Project (2009 - 2012)
  • Architecture for Humanity and Gamechangers (2009)

Major Fundraising Events

  • CPH for Skateistan (2010 - 2012)
  • New York Morelia Marathon Team (2011 - 2014)
  • Shinkai Hakimi's LA Marathon (2013)
  • Punk Rock Flea Market Philadelphia (2013 - 2014)
  • LA Art Benefit for Skateistan (2013)
  • "Keep Skateistan Rolling" Sydney Fundraiser (2013)
  • Deckaid (2015 - present)

Sponsors

Skateboard Industry Sponsors

  • The Skateroom (2013 - present)
  • Spitfire (2012 - present)
  • Fallen Footwear (2009 - present)
  • Zero Skateboards (2009 - present)
  • TSG International (2009 - present)
  • New Line Skateparks (2013 - present)
  • IOU Ramps (2009 - present)
  • Cheapo Brand (2015 - present)
  • Theeve Titanium Truck Co. (2009 - 2015)
  • Speed Metal Bearings (2011 - 2014)
  • Route One 1989 (2013 - 2015)
  • Urban Supplies (2013)

Material and Service Sponsors

  • ACCL International (2009 - present)
  • Deine Stadt Klebt (2011 - present)
  • Roshan and Multinet (2009 - present)
  • Monkey Drive (2009 - present)
  • Motivated Proformance (2011 - present)
  • MWP Architects (2015 - present)
  • TVNA (2015 - present)
  • Campaign Monitor (2012 - present)
  • Nokia (2014)
  • Festool (2013 - 2014)
  • Penceo Sport (2013 - 2014)
  • Grohe (2009 - 2014)
  • Lomography (2011)

Pro-Bono Expert Advice

  • Tom Staines, Business Consultant (2011 - present)
  • Thomson Reuters Foundation (2013 - present)
  • Paul Hastings (2008 - present)
  • Heidrick & Struggles (2011 - present)
  • PwC (2011 - present)
  • The Law Office of John M. Trani (2008 - present)

Partners

Partner NGOs - Cambodia

  • Mith Samlanh & Friends International (2011 - present)
  • Pour un Sourire D'Enfant - PSE (2011 - present)
  • Cambodian Womens Development Agency (2012 - present)
  • Tiny Toones (2012 - present)
  • Transitions Global (2012 - present)
  • Damnok Toek (2012 - present) 
  • Action Cambodge Handicap (2013 - present)

Partner NGOs - Afghanistan

  • Mini Mobile Circus for Children (2012 - present)
  • Strongheart Fellowship (2012 - present)
  • Solace for the Children (2012 - present)
  • HAGAR (2013 - present)
  • School of Leadership Afghanistan (2013-2014)
  • San Patrignano & WeFree Day (2011)
  • Sports Sans Frontiers (2011)
  • Children in Crisis (2011)

Local Partners - Afghanistan

  • Afghan National Olympic Committee - ANOC (2009-present)

 Pro-Bono Contributing Photographers

  • Jake Simkin
  • Steve Tierney
  • Joel Sames
  • Rick Valenzuela
  • Jessica Fulford-Dobson
  • Chad Foreman
  • Samjamphoto
  • Heather Faulkner
  • James Darlington
  • Joshua White
  • Mark Straw
  • Ken Jerrard

Volunteers (2008 - present)

  • Aasmond Lok
  • Ahra Cho
  • Alexandra Bald
  • Alixandra Buck
  • Ana Lessing
  • Anna Groenkjaer
  • Anne Bonkowski
  • Andreas Schmidt
  • Andreas Schützenberger
  • Bilal MirBatzai
  • Brian J. Beck
  • Bryan Ridgeway
  • Chris Ray
  • Christian Fischer
  • Christopher Percovich
  • Clemens Nold
  • Daniela Weyers
  • Duncan Buck
  • Durkhanai Stanekzai
  • Edouard Lange
  • Erika Kinast
  • Felix Spowage
  • Fiona Shukri
  • Florian Auer
  • Florian Roth
  • Gregory Markwell
  • Guillaume Trotignon
  • Hans Henninger
  • Henrik Bjelke Hansen
  • Hiranya de Alwis Jayasinghe
  • Igor Kowalewski
  • Jackie Dent
  • Jake Simkin
  • Jasmin Steiner
  • James Dennes
  • Jan Rosstrom
  • Jawed Ahmady
  • Jens Mortensen
  • Jeremy Owen
  • Jerry Svensson
  • Jesse McConnell
  • Jim Cocks
  • Joel Sames
  • John M. Trani
  • Joseph Cutler
  • Julia Perner
  • Julian Dykmans
  • Julie Buxbom
  • Judyna Pres
  • Khalid Sarwar
  • Kirsty Buxbom
  • Kristoffer Nilaus Tarp
  • Lauren Della Marta
  • Leila Mzali
  • Lucas Godfrey
  • Luc Bugmann
  • Manuel Bergler
  • Mark Grasy
  • Markus Kreuzwirth
  • Markus Roman
  • Martin Lišin Liška
  • Mariam Shareefy
  • Marisa Brown
  • Marzia Rashidi
  • Max Henninger
  • Michelle Pezel
  • Miriam Wahdat
  • Morgan Dewey
  • Natalie Puri
  • Niki Williams
  • Noman Stanekzai
  • Omar Asami
  • Patrick Ritchey
  • Peter Dalglish
  • Rachel Murawski
  • Rahilla Zafar
  • Raymond Thatcher
  • Rick Valenzuela
  • Roman Žebro Pekař
  • Rory Burke
  • Ryan Jordan
  • Sabrina Ahmadzai
  • Sadaf Rassoul Cameron
  • Scott Shearer
  • Shakyla Hussein
  • Shabana Saidali
  • Sharna Nolan
  • Silke vik Pedesen
  • Simona Palenga
  • Simon Letellier
  • Steve Tierney
  • Sonja Eller
  • Sophie Friedel
  • Soren Haldrup
  • Stephen Little
  • Sula Richardson
  • Talia Kaufman
  • Tanja Lirgg
  • Tony Gambacorta
  • Travis Beard
  • Uggi Kaldan
  • Voytek Lapinski
  • Wade Trevean
  • Zac Rudge
  • Zahra Said