Odyssey Info


Who We Are

Join Us


Contact Us



The Trek



Odyssey Logo   

Odyssey Partners

THANK YOU to all of our partners. The following companies and foundations provide the essential tools for the work we do. Their support is essential and we wish to acknowledge their generous support here.

Corporations - Global Tier
Viant Viant Corporation The Odyssey is very grateful to Viant as an early, critical Odyssey supporter. Viant is a professional services firm that helps companies plan and implement digital business solutions. Dubbed one of the "New Big Six" in Web consulting, Viant allows The Odyssey to share their office facilities, including their T1 Internet connection, and has donated several portable computers.

Corporations - Regional Tier
Kodak Eastman Kodak Company Kodak is the world's largest manufacturer and marketer of imaging products and has one of the world's most recognized and respected brand names. Kodak focuses its education philanthropy on improving teaching and learning, and works to help raise educational standards. The Odyssey is grateful to Kodak for providing the Team's digital still cameras for both the World and US Treks.

StarMedia Broadband StarMedia is the leading global Internet media company for Spanish- and Portuguese-speaking audiences, with StarMedia Boardband delivering premium streaming media services in Spanish and Portuguese. Starmedia Broadband hosts The Odyssey's streaming video and audio as well as the live chats. StarMedia

Corporations - Grassroots Tier
Lonely Planet Lonely Planet- Lonely Planet is known for publishing practical, reliable and no-nonsense travel information in their guides and on their website, covering just about every accessible part of the world. They supplied all of the guidebooks for both the World and US Treks.

The Skoll Community Fund- supports organizations that exhibit creative problem-solving and that have a long-term impact on the world. The Odyssey thanks the Skoll Community Fund for its early support of the United States Trek. Skoll Community Fund

eBay eBay -eBay, the world's largest online trading community, established the eBay Foundation in July 1998. The Foundation supports organizations that implement programs that have long-term implications and maximize the ability to do good in the world. The Odyssey is grateful for this, their second grant in support of our work.

Dresdner RCM- provides a global organization to offer clients a complete array of sophisticated investment management strategies and services around the world. Dresdner RCM

Tides Foundation Underdog Fund of the Tides Foundation -partners with donors to increase and organize resources for social change. We deliver effective grantmaking programs, create opportunities for learning, and build community among donors and grantees. Tides offers progressive and collaborative philanthropic opportunities for visionary people of wealth.

Individuals and Small Businesses
The Odyssey has been created and nurtured by a core of very dedicated volunteers who have together given tens of thousands of hours. Also key to our success as a grassroots non-profit have been donations from caring individuals. Our heartfelt thanks goes to everyone for being so supportive in getting the program off the ground, and we invite you to join us and help make a difference!

Overview Who We Are Sponsors

Odyssey Home Current Trek Teachers Search

2000 The Odyssey: World Trek for Service and Education. All rights reserved.