Khan Academy

Khan Academy is a not-for-profit with the goal of changing education for the better by providing a free world-class education for anyone anywhere. Sean O’Sullivan Foundation was the individual donor to the organization early on – committing $5 million to building the platform, exploring its classroom implementation potential, and expanding the content beyond the initial […]

Rensselaer Center for Open Source Software (RCOS)

The O’Sullivan Foundation supports a number of initiatives at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, the oldest technological research university in the United States.Sean O’Sullivan is an active alum and board member of Renseelaer Polytechnic Institute. Located in upstate New York, the college focuses on engineering solutions to national and international needs and challenges, on providing a peer-learning, experiential learning […]

Jumpstart International

  JumpStart International advances economic and civil society development in under-resourced communities through technology. Sean O’Sullivan founded JumpStart International in Iraq in September of 2003 with a vision to empower Iraqis through rebuilding projects. Under his leadership, JumpStart began by engaging Iraqis in rebuilding their country and by the end of 2003 employed almost 600 […]


CoderDojo is an open source, volunteer led movement orientated around running free not-for-profit coding clubs (Dojos) for young people. At a Dojo, young people between 7 and 17 learn how to code, develop websites, apps, programs, games and much more. In addition to learning to code, members meet like minded people, show off what they’ve been working […]