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Supporters in the Platinum Circle have a transformative impact on the Academy’s future. Their generosity enables us to explore, explain, and sustain life in all its beauty, complexity, and urgency—gifts for which we extend our deepest thanks.


Environmentalists ($100,000 and above)

Diana Nelson and John Atwater
Barbara Bass Bakar
Janice and Matthew Barger
W. Richard Bingham Family
Huifen Chan and Roelof Botha
William K. Bowes, Jr. Foundation

Shawn and Brook Byers
Leslie and Troy Daniels
Charlotte and Nick Giovanni
Margaret and William Hearst III
Henrik Jones and Family
Park Loughlin
Laura and Scott Malkin
Elizabeth R. and William J.
  Patterson Foundation

Eva and Bill Price
Susan and Nicholas Pritzker
Diane Greene and
  Mendel Rosenblum
Wendy and Eric Schmidt
Helen and Charles Schwab
Pauline and Tom Tusher
Mary and Jerome C. Vascellaro
Pat Wilson

Conservationists ($50,000 and above)

Linda and Andrew Ach
Stasia Obremskey and
  Dan Carroll
Buff and Gerald Corsi
Caroline H. Damsky

Dana and Bob Emery
Shirley and Harry Hagey
Kevin and Julia Hartz
Cynthia Hersey
Noelle Montgomery and
  Dan Janney
Ann and Charles Johnson

Dirk and Charlene Kabcenell
Sonya Yu and Zachary Lara
Dr. Kathy Fields and
  Dr. Garry Rayant
Nancy and Gary Steele
Onnolee and Orlin Trapp
Lia and James Whitehead

Ecologists ($25,000 and above)

Anonymous (3)
Joan Avenali
Frances Hellman and
  Warren Breslau
Carol and Lyman Casey
Betsy and Peter Chung
Roberta and Steven Denning
Ann and L. John Doerr
Kate and Bill Duhamel
Jennifer Caldwell and
  John H. N. Fisher
John and Laura Furstenthal
Ann and Jason Green
Naureen Hassan

Elizabeth Simons and
  Mark Heising
Terrie Campbell and
  James Henderson
Julia Wong and Roger Kuo
Lee Linden
Marie and Barry Lipman
MacWhorter Family Trust
John McCosker
Elizabeth and
  Edward McDermott
Nancy and
  George Montgomery, Jr.
The Peter and Kristan Norvig
  Family Fund, an advised fund of
  the Silicon Valley Community

Kathy and Joseph O’Donnell
Carrie and Greg Penner
Mary and Gary Pinkus
Arthur and Toni Rembe Rock
Sarah and J. Stuart Ryan
Catarina and Andy Schwab
Jeannie and Christopher Smith
Elizabeth and Andrew Spokes
Lois and Mel Tukman
Anilu Vazquez-Ubarri and
  Marcos Vigil
David Weissman
Brenda and William Younger
Mary and Harold Zlot

Collectors ($10,000 and above)

Anonymous (3)
Nancy and Joachim Bechtle
Jennifer Bennett
Atsuko and Keith Bennett
Nancy Spero and Norman Brand
Eliza Brown and Hal Candee
Yun-Fang Juan and Keith Chiem
Ethan Beard and Wayee Chu
Martha Ehmann Conte
Adoree and David Diaz
MaryAnn Dietrich
Kate and Scott Dietzen
Ray and Dagmar Dolby
  Family Fund
Sonia and Daniel Elkes
Laura and John Fisher
Doris Fisher
The Gardner Family
Ann and Gordon Getty
Valeriote - Goldman Family
Lorraine L. Grace

Linda and Ronald Greenman
Sallie Griffith
Johnnie and John Hafernik
Stephanie DiMarco and
  Jim Harleen
Janet M. Harris
Hitz Foundation
Melanie and Kurt Hoefer
Gabrielle Hull
Mary Austin and Brewster Kahle
William and Gretchen Kimball
Kathryn Kelly and Thomas Klein
Wendy W. Kwok
Matthew L'Heureux
Colin Lind
Edmund W. Littlefield, Jr.
Janet and Thomas McKinley
Leslie and John McQuown
Vera and Ken Meislin
Miao Family
Jancy Rickman and
  William Michaely
Christina and Hamid Moghadam
Betty and Gordon Moore

Emilie and Douglas Ogden
Angela Nomellini and
  Kenneth Olivier
Laura and Mike Patnode
Pease Family Fund
Virginia and Dave Pell
Veronica and Wojciech Pulawski
RHE Charitable Foundation
The Rishel Family
Linnea and George Roberts
Michael Sack
Maria Seferian
Joyce and Jim Smith
Clark R. Smith Family Foundation
Joan Steinberg
Summer Tompkins Walker and
  Brooks Walker
Brian Weissman
Sara and Evan Williams
Lisa and Edward Williams
Geisha and Jay Williams
Diane B. Wilsey
Lauren Gunderson and
  Nathan Wolfe
Michael Wood
Ruth and Roger Wu

Includes contributions from July 2018 to June 2019.

FY19 Annual Report

Learn about the Academy's contributions to science and sustainability around the world in fiscal year 2019.