Partners in Learning Donors

The California Science Center is a close collaboration between the State of California and the not-for-profit California Science Center Foundation. The Foundation extends heartfelt appreciation to the following annual donors whose generous support during the period July 1, 2016 – June 30, 2017 helps sustain our hands-on exhibits, programs and operations that make the Science Center a world-class educational resource and family destination.

$100,000 +

Google, Inc.

Northrop Grumman Corporation

State of California Natural Resources Agency, Prop 84

UniHealth Foundation                                               

$50,000 - $99,999

Aegon Transamerica Foundation

AS&F Foundation

Dave and Sheila Gold Foundation

Karin L. Larson

THE MUSES of the California Science Center Foundation                                     

$25,000 - $49,999

Bank of America

The Capital Group Companies Charitable Foundation

Chevron Corporation

Joseph Drown Foundation

Employees Community Fund of Boeing California

Laird and Rebecca Malamed

Gary Saltz Foundation

The John H. and Cynthia Lee Smet Foundation


$15,000 - $24,999

Cabot H. Connery

Ibrahim El-Hefni Technical Training Foundation

The Green Foundation

The John Randolph Haynes and Dora Haynes Foundation

Southern California Gas Company


The Walt Disney Company

WHH Foundation                                                      

$10,000 - $14,999


Betty Boehme Anderson

Automobile Club of Southern California

The Autry Foundation

Avery and Andrew Barth

Peter and Helen Bing

Blue Shield of California

Kent Caldwell-Meeks

Nora and Alex Chaves

City National Bank

John DeSimone

Kathleen M. Duncan

Edison International

Marianna and David Fisher

Al Fohrer

Robert and Susan Frazier

Sue and Allan Frew

The Gee Family

Gilead Sciences, Inc.

Joe Gold

Lisa D. Hansen

Barbara Henderson

Kenneth and Helen Kleinberg

Leonetti/O'Connell Family Foundation

The Robert H. Lorsch Foundation

Susan and Steven Lotwin

Mary C. and John A. Maitland

Marc and Jessica Mitchell

Morgan Stanely Foundation

National Science Foundation - Children Investigating Science with Parents Afterschool (CHISPA)

Jim and Tara Negus

Chris and Dick Newman

Nanci E. Nishimura

Pacific Life Foundation

Parsons Corporation

The Ralph M. Parsons Foundation

Gayle and Ed Roski

Andrew and Dina Sale

Stephen and Cathi Shultz

John and Donna Sussman


Virgin Orbit

Watson Land Company                                                         

$5,000 - $9,999

George and Gloria Deukmejian

Matt and Susan Grossman

William R. & Virginia Hayden Foundation

Madelyn and Jerald Jackrel

Dr. and Mrs. Fu-Kuen Lin

Pipkin Charitable Foundation


Susan and Don Schwarz

Union Pacific Foundation

Sue and Doug Upshaw

Ann Marie and Jack C. Wilder                                                                      

$2,500 - $4,999

Clayton Family Foundation

Paul Colony

Lydia A.M. Cooper-Winge

Gordon and Dona Crawford

Scott and Kathy Cunningham

Jason and Lois Frand

Goldman Sachs

Bay Grabowski

Havasi Wilderness Foundation

Charles Hazlehurst Moura Family Foundation

Christine and Curt Hessler

W.M. Keck Foundation

Delores Shine Kerr, Mentors for Youth and Adults Worldwide

Rob and Christie Martin

William Niebuhr

Bill Nye

Bob and Tracy Palermini

Joyce and David Primes

Robert P. Rosenberg

See’s Candies, Inc.

Sidney Stern Memorial Trust

Keith and Cecilia Terasaki

Jacque Lyne Wallace


$1,500 - $2,499

Joann and Stan Benson

Bruce Corbin

Richard and Lynn Dotts

Marvin and Simona Elkin

Ashley Etienne Cooper

Dick and Eileen Garson

Pam Graham and Ryan and Rayden Jamalpour

Lindalee M. Iverson and Stephen L. Martinez

Carl D. Jacobs

Robert B. Malouf

Deborah L. Mercado

Jamie Meyer

Eric Ng

Sarah L. Nothnagel

Procopio, Cory, Hargreaves & Savitch, LLP

Reynolds Family Foundation

Georgeanne and Rodger Schwecke

Laurie Sowd

Audri and Stanley Tendler

William and Karen Timberlake

Jeri Vick

The Wills Charitable Fund

2 Anonymous Donors                                                            

Lifetime Partners in Learning

John and Donna Sussman