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, 2018 – June 30, 2019 helps sustain our hands-on exhibits, programs and operations that make the Science Center a world-class educational resource and family destination.

$100,000 +

Sheila, Dave and Sherry Gold Foundation

Northrop Grumman Corporation

PetSmart Charities, Inc.

$50,000 - $99,999

Annenberg Foundation

The Boeing Company

Madelyn and Jerald Jackrel

Karin L. Larson

THE MUSES of the California Science Center Foundation

$25,000 - $49,999

Bank of America

Chevron Corporation

Cabot H. Connery

The Walt Disney Company

Ibrahim El-Hefni Technical Training Foundation

Jeffrey Glassman

Robert and Lisa Margolis Family Foundation

Gary Saltz Foundation

The John H. and Cynthia Lee Smet Foundation



$15,000 - $24,999

Automobile Club of Southern California

Broadcom Foundation

The Capital Group Companies Charitable Foundation

City National Bank

Continental Development Corporation

N. Matthew Grossman and The Arline and Thomas J. Bannan Foundation

William H. Hurt Foundation

Susan and Steven Lotwin


Southern California Edison

$10,000 - $14,999


Betty B. Anderson

Avery and Andy Barth

Peter and Helen Bing

Robert and Joan Blackman

Kent Caldwell-Meeks

Johnny Carson Foundation

Nora and Alex Chaves, Parking Company of America

John DeSimone

The Dubeck Family

Kathleen M. Duncan

David and Marianna Fisher

Austin and Lauren Fite Foundation

Jean and Al Fohrer

Robert and Susan Frazier

Sue and Allan Frew

The Gee Family

Gilead Sciences, Inc.

Chad A. Hagle

Steve and Lisa Hansen

Barbara Henderson

Leonetti/O'Connell Family Foundation

Kira Lorsch, Robert H. Lorsch Foundation

Jim Maser, Aerojet Rocketdyne

Ken McBride

Martin and Donna Melone

Marc and Jessica Mitchell

MUFG Union Bank Foundation

Chris and Dick Newman

The Ralph M. Parsons Foundation

PNC Foundation

Jess Ravich

Alex J. Rose

Roth Family Foundation

The Cheryl Saban Self-Worth Foundation for Women and Girls

Andrew and Dina Sale

Sony Pictures Entertainment


Transamerica Institute

U.S. Bank

United Airlines

Sue and Doug Upshaw

The Vein Family

Virgin Orbit

Patti and Howard Wang

Watson Land Company

$5,000 - $9,999

BlackRock Charitable Fund

George and Gloria Deukmejian

Scott and Karen Gale

Dennis and Susi Gertmenian

Havasi Wilderness Foundation

Herbalife Nutrition

Hitachi Southern California Regional Community Action Committee

G. Bradford Jones

Litow Family Foundation

Laird and Rebecca Malamed

Stuart McMullen, KPMG LLP

Morgan Stanley Foundation

Charles Hazelhurst Moura Family Foundation

The Pipkin Family Foundation

Robert P. Rosenberg

Patricia Renison Torres Fund

Ann Marie and Jack C. Wilder

2 Anonymous

$2,500 - $4,499

Aileen Adams and Geoffrey Cowan

Paul and Sherrill Colony

Gordon and Dona Crawford

Scott and Kathy Cunningham

Ben and Suzanne DeJong

Patrick and Nancy Dennis

Nancy Fairchild and Greg Boreham

Ted Fikre and Angela Asher

Jason and Lois Frand

Goldman Sachs

Bay Grabowski

Pam Graham and Ryan and Rayden Jamalpour

Christine and Curt Hessler

Suzan Hughes

Kathryn Kellogg-Johnson

Rob and Christie Martin

MATT Construction

Sarah L. Nothnagel

Bill Nye

Bob and Tracy Palermini

Joyce and David Primes

Frederick Roberts and Elizabeth Kennedy Fund

Mike and Kim Ryan

Don Schwarz

See's Candies, Inc.

South Coast Air Quality Management District

Sidney Stern Memorial Trust

Keith and Cecilia Terasaki

Jacque Lyne Wallace

David and Claudia Wang

3 Anonymous

$1,500 - $2,499

Catherine Collinson

Lydia A.M. Cooper-Winge

Bruce Corbin

Richard and Lynn Dotts

Marvin and Simona Elkin

Dick and Eileen Garson

Alyson Goodall and Eddie North-Hager

Lindalee M. Iverson and Stephen L. Martinez

Michael Jones

Renee and Meyer Luskin

Robert B. Malouf

Ethan I. Martinez and Jesse D. Espinosa

Deborah L. Mercado

Montobbio Benson Gift Fund

Eric Ng

Paramount Pictures

Reynolds Family Foundation

Steven and Sandra Selcer

Laurie Sowd

Joel and Holly Strom

Audri and Stanley Tendler

Jim and Gail Vernon

Richard Villasenor

Emmanuel and Anna Weinstein Foundation

2 Anonymous

Lifetime Partners in Learning

John and Donna Sussman