In-kind contributions cover a significant portion of our expense budget each year. Since 2014, KTW has received more than $750,000 in donated media, facilities, office space/meeting rooms, volunteer hours, and professional services.
We are deeply grateful to these donors!

We are immensely appreciative of our sponsors and friends who have helped make Kentucky To The World and our student program possible!

Republic Bank Foundation

If you are interested in supporting Kentucky to the World on any level, please click the “Donate” button at the top of the page, connect with us through the Contact form; mail your check to P. O. Box 6251, Louisville, KY, 40206; or contact Shelly Zegart, KTW President, at 502-897-3819 or

Kentucky to the World, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.  All donations are tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law.

Current supporters and partners:

Title Sponsor for Speaker Series
Republic Bank Foundation

$2,500 and above Donors
Bass Family Foundation
Terri & Steve Bass
Susan & Mark Blieden
Sandra Frazier
Porter Watkins & George Bailey
Shelly & Kenny Zegart

$1,000 – $2,499 Donors
Terrian Barnes
Anne Byerlein-Hollan/Charles G. Hollan Family Charitable Fund
Sam & Mary Michael Corbett
Nancy Doctor
Hiram & Terry Ely
Jean Frazier
Susan Hershberg
Kentucky Select Properties
Amy and Sterling Lapinski
Cara Meade
Mesude & Tuna Ozyurekoglu
Sarah & Reza Rabiee
Stephen R. Reily & Emily S. Bingham
Ben Robinson
Roth Family Foundation
Mary Gwen Wheeler & David Jones, Jr.

$500 – $999 Donors
Dr. Rebecca Booth
Lee and Lois Epstein
Ara & Sonya Hacet
Patrick McGinnis & Laura Reed
Lisa & Peter Resnik
Ellen & Max Shapira
Jessica Loving & Sheryl Snyder

Lifetime Wealth Strategies Student Program
Jordan Clines Jewelers
Porter Watkins & George Bailey

…and other generous supporters

We believe in Kentucky—and we’re proving our excellence to the World. Join us!

Republic Bank CEO Steve Trager on supporting Kentucky to the World:

Gerstein Fisher’s Sal Mula on supporting with Kentucky to the World:

Elizabeth Mayhew on Kentucky to the World: