The Maybach Foundation partners with selected organizations to conduct specific projects, and to solicit protégé nominees. Project partners commit significant resources to the support of individual protégés and their work, mentorship, or training. Nominating partners select their top candidates for nomination to the Maybach Foundation, often walking the protégés through the application process. Some nominating partners also provide limited support to protégés during or after their mentorships with the Foundation.
 
 
Harvard University

Harvard University is a private university located in Cambridge, Massachusetts and a member of the Ivy League. Founded in 1636 by the colonial Massachusetts legislature, Harvard is the oldest institution of higher learning in the United States and currently comprises ten separate academic units. It is also the first and oldest corporation in the United States.

In 2008 the Foundation’s (then-named Africa Health Sciences) project mentor, Dr. David Bangsberg, transferred from UCSF to Harvard University and founded the Global Health Scholars Program as part of the Harvard Initiative for Global Health. Maybach Foundation protégé Dr. Muzoora's success and the success of his project with the Foundation provided the inspiration and critical proof-of-concept for the Global Health Scholars Program. Harvard University and the Maybach Foundation will continue their cooperation in the context of the Global Health Scholars Program.

 
 
Silverstein Properties, Inc.

Silverstein Properties is a Manhattan-based real estate development and investment firm that is redeveloping the World Trade Center site and downtown Manhattan. The Maybach Foundation partnered with Silverstein for the World Trade Center Documentary Arts Project, as part of which four young photographers were granted the opportunity to document the rebuilding of the World Trade Center.

 
 
University of California (UCSF)

Founded in 1873 and based in San Francisco, UCSF is one of the world's leading centers of health sciences research, patient care, and education. UCSF also has the nation's leading HIV/AIDS treatment and research centers. The Maybach Foundation is partnered with USCF as part of the Global Health Scholars project (formerly the Africa Health Sciences project). Until 2008, the project mentor, Dr. David Bangsberg, was Director of the UCSF Epidemiology and Prevention Intervention (EPI) Center. UCSF served as Dr. Muzoora’s mentor in the early stages of the project and continues to be involved in that capacity

 
 

Nominating Partners

 
Columbia University Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation

The Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation (GSAPP) at Columbia University in New York City is regarded as one of the most important and prestigious architecture schools in the world. GSAPP nominated protégé candidates for the World Trade Center Documentary Arts Project.

 
 
Hochschule für Grafik und Buchkunst (Academy of Visual Arts)

The Academy for Visual Arts is one of three universities in Leipzig, Germany. It was founded in 1764 and is therefore one of Germany’s oldest art universities. The Academy of Visual Arts nominated Marika Asatiani who was selected as one of the protégés for the World Trade Center Documentary Arts Project.

 
 
Lions River Polo Club

The Lions River Polo Club is located in the Dargle Valley in South Africa and nominated Sbu Duma, the protégé for the Post-Apartheid Role Model Project.

 
 
Mbarara University of Science and Technology (MUST)

Mbarara University of Science & Technology (MUST) is a public university in Uganda. MUST is the second of the five public universities founded by the Government of Uganda. MUST nominated protégé candidates for the Global Health Scholars Project including the protégé who was selected, Dr. Conrad Muzoora.

 
 
Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences (MUHAS)

MUHAS is a medical university located in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. MUHAS nominated protégé candidates for the Global Health Scholars Project.

 
 
New York Press Photographers Association

The New York Press Photographers Association dates back to 1913 and nominated protégé candidates for the World Trade Center Documentary Arts Project including one of the protégés who was selected, Nicole Tung.

 
 
Tisch School of Arts at NYU

The Tisch School of the Arts (known more commonly as Tisch or TSOA) is one of the 15 schools that make up New York University (NYU). The school was founded in 1965. Tisch is best known for its renowned acting program, and its impressive film program (often called the NYU Film School), one of the most selective film schools in the world. The Tisch School of Arts nominated protégé candidates for the World Trade Center Documentary Arts Project including Benjamin Jarosch who was selected as one of the protégés for the project.

 
 
Pratt Institute

Pratt Institute is a specialized private college in New York City with campuses in Manhattan, Brooklyn, and Utica, New York. Pratt is one of the leading art schools in the United States and offers programs in art, architecture, fashion design, illustration, interior design, digital arts, creative writing, library science, and other areas. The Pratt Institute nominated protégé candidates for the World Trade Center Documentary Arts Project.

 
 
Ramchander Nath Foundation

The Ramchander Nath Foundation is a non-profit organization based in New Delhi, India that focuses on the development and restoration of the Arts. The Ramchander Nath Foundation nominated Vicky Roy who was one of the protégés selected for the World Trade Center Documentary Arts Project.

 
 
School of Visual Arts

The School of Visual Arts (SVA), is a proprietary art school located in Manhattan, New York City, and is widely considered to be one of the leading art schools in the United States. It was established in 1947. The School of Visual Arts nominated protégé candidates for the World Trade Center Documentary Arts Project.

 
 
The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art

The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art is a privately-funded college in Downtown Manhattan, New York City. Cooper Union was founded in 1859. The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art nominated protégé candidates for the World Trade Center Documentary Arts Project.

 
 
University of Applied Arts

The University of Applied Arts Vienna (German: Universität für angewandte Kunst Wien) is an institution of higher education in Vienna, the capital of Austria. It was founded in 1867 as Akademie für angewandte Kunst and has had university status since 1970. The University of Applied Arts nominated protégé candidates for the World Trade Center Documentary Arts Project.