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Partners of the Movement

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Special Olympics is a trusted organization supporting individuals with intellectual disabilities globally for more than 50 years. Our work succeeds in changing lives, building advocacy networks, and creating a lasting positive impact. With more than six million athletes and Unified Sports partners and one million coaches and volunteers in over 200 accredited Programs, Special Olympics delivers more than 30 Olympic-type sports and over 100,000 games and competitions every year. We also engage the families, friends, caretakers, and healthcare professionals involved in Special Olympics. As we work side-by-side with our partners, we seek to develop shared-value partnerships, compelling marketing initiatives and immersive, employee engagement opportunities while furthering our ability to deliver life-saving and life-changing interventions to individuals with intellectual disabilities.

Learn more about how we partner with the organizations below.

Corporate Partners

Corporate partnerships with Special Olympics strengthen brand value and consumer loyalty, engage employees, and promote business objectives.

Government & NGO Partners

Through these vital collaborations, together we are providing valuable support to our movement and expand our programming reach around the world.

Major Donors & Family Foundations

Philanthropic investments from committed individuals, families, foundations and institutions allow Special Olympics to ensure our impact continues long into the future.
2011 World Game Opening Ceremony at night with bleachers full and a light show in the sky.

Gifts that Give Back

There are many ways you can support Special Olympics’ mission to create a more inclusive world. Explore fun and easy ways to give back to Special Olympics through your purchases. Thank you for supporting our work to end discrimination against people with intellectual disabilities.