Our growing network of sponsors and supporting partners share their creativity and resources to bring AdVenture Capital to life. Through their time, insights and efforts AdCap has grown into a program that inspires, fosters and supports innovative student ideas around health and wellness across the nation.

We’re especially grateful for the support of SAP, whose ongoing support and resources have helped make this website possible.

Presenting Sponsor

As a market leader in enterprise application software, SAP helps companies of all sizes and industries run better. From back office to boardroom, warehouse to storefront, desktop to mobile device — SAP empowers people and organizations to work together more efficiently. SAP is committed to empowering the world’s youth with technology and business skills that translate into meaningful jobs and economic opportunity. We believe this will not only improve the quality of their lives, it will also lead to new innovations that will help the world run better.

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Corteva Agriscience™

Corteva Agriscience, the Agriculture Division of DowDuPont, is committed to enriching the lives of those who produce and those who consume, ensuring progress for generations to come. By bringing together our global scale, knowledge and innovation, Corteva Agriscience will help provide essential tools to ensure farmers succeed — because when producers thrive, our world thrives.

Dairy Farmers of America

At DFA, we are driven by our values of integrity, accountability, quality, passion, innovation and community. Every decision we make is guided by these six values. We call this living our values, and it is not only encouraged, but expected — from our members’ nearly 8,000 family farms to our network of plants of offices throughout the country. We work to do business responsibly, ethically and sustainably. We do this through responsible farming, finding innovative solutions and sharing them with others, focusing on food safety and giving back to our community.

Dairy Management, Inc.

Dairy Management, Inc. (DMI) is funded by America’s 41,000-plus dairy farmers, as well as dairy importers. Created to help increase sales and demand for dairy products, DMI and its related organizations work to increase demand for dairy through research, education and innovation, and to maintain confidence in dairy foods, farms and businesses.

Dannon Institute

The Dannon Institute is an independent, non-profit foundation dedicated to promoting excellence in the field of nutrition. The mission of the Dannon Institute is to encourage and support research and education on the relationship between nutrition and health throughout all stages of life.


Headquartered in Ann Arbor, Michigan, Domino's is committed to supporting initiatives and causes in its hometown while also participating in national programs that align with our company vision and guiding principles. We look forward to building on a heritage of delivering to our customers and communities in which we live and work.


Ecolab is the global leader in water, hygiene and energy technologies and services. Around the world businesses in foodservice, food processing, hospitality, healthcare, industrial, and oil and gas markets choose Ecolab products and services to keep their environment clean and safe, operate efficiently and achieve sustainability goals.

Jamba Juice

Our juices, smoothies and bowl are made with high quality, good for you ingredients, supplying 250 million servings of fruits and vegetables a year. When you work to make your community better, you make yourself better. We’re committed to bring our mission to the neighborhoods that we live and work in and we encourage all of our friends to join us!

Land O’Lakes

Building strong communities, creating enduring livelihoods and being effective stewards of our natural resources — these commitments are as important to us as top-quality products and services. The long view is part of our DNA. We’re working in communities around the globe to grow more food with less, foster new ideas and talent, and preserve our communities and the planet for future generations.

Leprino Foods Company Foundation

For over 60 years, Leprino Foods has been committed to strengthening the communities where we live and work. We are motivated by our employees, industry and history to make a positive impact. We focus on making a difference on the neighborhoods and communities in which we operate through monetary support, product donations and employee engagement to selected nonprofit organizations and local K-12 schools. Leprino Foods’ employees regularly provide their knowledge, skills and time to make a positive impact.

National Dairy Council

National Dairy Council (NDC), the non-profit organization founded by dairy farmers and funded by the national dairy checkoff program, has been committed to research-based nutrition education and communications since its start in 1915. NDC is dedicated to bringing to life the dairy community’s shared vision of a healthy, happy, sustainable world — with science as its foundation. NDC’s staff of registered dietitians, researchers and nutrition experts educate on dairy’s role as part of balanced eating patterns and its contributions to health and sustainable food systems. NDC has helped launch programs to benefit the health and wellness of children and adults, including Fuel Up to Play 60, which encourages youth to consume nutrient-rich foods and achieve 60 minutes of physical activity each day. For more information, visit www.NationalDairyCouncil.org and follow NDC on Facebook and Twitter (@NtlDairyCouncil).

No Kid Hungry Missouri

No Kid Hungry Missouri connects children in need with programs like school breakfast, afterschool and summer meals. Working together with local organizations around the state, we generate the will and skill to help communities feed children in need every day of the year.


At Quaker, the origins of our business are literally rooted in the earth, and for this reason we have been increasing our commitment to environmentally sustainable practices. We do this not only for our own benefit, but also for you, your family, your community, and the world we share.

United Healthcare

We combine our knowledge, experience and compassion to help improve the health of the communities where we work and live. Through our people and our partners, we support initiatives that improve health quality and outcomes today, and invest in a 21st century health workforce that meets the needs of tomorrow.

WorkForce Software

WorkForce Software is ‘Making Work Easy’ for employers around the globe. Our tailored solutions empower enterprise and mid-sized organizations to fully automate time, labor, and workforce scheduling processes, simplify absence management, and enable strategic business insight. With seamless integration and real-time visibility, WorkForce Software helps organizations tackle their most complex policies and compliance concerns, so they can reduce costs, maximize efficiencies, and improve employee satisfaction.

Supporting Partners


Family, Career and Community Leaders of America is a nonprofit national career and technical student organization for young men and women in Family and Consumer Sciences education in public and private school through grade 12. FCCLA promotes personal growth and leadership development through Family and Consumer Sciences education. Focusing on the multiple roles of family member, wage earner and community leader, members develop skills for life through: character development, creative and critical thinking, interpersonal communication, practical knowledge, and career preparation.

Fuel Your Good

Fuel Your Good is a national movement built to empower all youth to raise their voices and lay claim to the good they do — for themselves, for their bodies and for their planet. Opportunities offered through Fuel Your Good will support youth in making meaningful changes for tomorrow.

HOSA: Future Health Professionals

HOSA is an international student organization recognized by the U.S. Department of Education and the Health Science Education (HSE) Division of ACTE. HOSA's two-fold mission is to promote career opportunities in the health care industry and to enhance the delivery of quality health care to all people. HOSA's goal is to encourage all health science instructors and students to join and be actively involved in the HSE-HOSA Partnership. HOSA provides a unique program of leadership development, motivation, and recognition exclusively for secondary, postsecondary, adult, and collegiate students enrolled in health science education and biomedical science programs or have interests in pursuing careers in health professions.

Jobs for America’s Graduates

Jobs for America’s Graduates (JAG) is a state-based national non-profit organization dedicated to preventing dropouts among young people who have serious barriers to graduation and/or employment. In more than three decades of operation, JAG has delivered consistent, compelling results — helping over 1.2 million young people stay in school through graduation, pursue postsecondary education and secure quality entry-level jobs leading to career advancement opportunities.

The Food Trust: HYPE Philadelphia

The Food Trust works with thousands of students across Philadelphia to support and engage youth in becoming leaders for healthy change in their schools and communities. The HYPE campaign (which stands for “Healthy You. Positive Energy.”) supports youth councils in approximately 100 middle and high schools, all working to get their schools HYPE by improving access to healthy foods, decreasing the availability of unhealthy foods and increasing opportunities for physical activity. The HYPE program is a partnership with the School District of Philadelphia and the Philadelphia Department of Public Health’s Get Healthy Philly initiative.

World Food Prize: Global Youth Institute

Each year, around 200 exceptional high school students from across the United States and other countries are selected to participate in the three-day Global Youth Institute hosted by the World Food Prize Foundation. Selected students and their teacher mentors travel to Des Moines, Iowa, in mid-October to attend this exciting three-day event at which they interact with Nobel and World Food Prize Laureates and discuss pressing food security and agricultural issues with international experts.