Partners in Learning Donors

The California Science Center is a partnership 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, 2015 – June 30, 2016 helps sustain our hands-on exhibits, programs and operations that make the Science Center a world-class resource and family destination.


The Annenberg Foundation                                                                                                   

Dave and Sheila Gold Foundation                                                                                        

Google, Inc.                                                                                                                           

Northrop Grumman Corporation                                                                                           

State of California Natural Resources Agency, Prop 84                                                       

$50,000 - $99,999

Madelyn and Jerald Jackrel                                                                                                   

Karin L. Larson                                                                                                                      

THE MUSES of the California Science Center Foundation                                                 

$25,000 - $49,999

Bank of America                                                                                                                    

The Capital Group Companies Charitable Foundation                                                          

Cynthia Chvatal-Keane and John Keane                                                                               

Chevron Corporation                                                                                                             

Confidence Foundation                                                                                                         

Joseph Drown Foundation

The Gee Family                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 

Gary Saltz Foundation, Inc.                                                                                                  

John H. and Cynthia Lee Smet Foundation                                                                          

Dwight Stuart Youth Fund                                                                                                   


And 1 Anonymous Donor                                                                                                                             

$15,000 - $24,999

The Boeing Company                                                                                                            

Ibrahim El-Hefni Technical Training Foundation                                                                  

The Green Foundation                                                                                                           

Laird and Rebecca Malamed 

The Walt Disney Company                                                                                        

The Walt Disney Company - AmeriCorps VISTA                                                                

WHH Foundation                                                                                                                  

$10,000 - $14,999

Betty Boehme Anderson                                                                                                       

Automobile Club of Southern California                                                                              

Avery and Andy Barth                                                                                                          

Milo W. Bekins Foundation                                                                                                  

Peter and Helen Bing                                                                                                             

Kent Caldwell-Meeks                                                                                                            

Chevron Corporation                                                                                                             

City National Bank                                                                                                                

Cabot H. Connery                                                                                                                  

John DeSimone                                                                                                                      

Kathleen M. Duncan                                                                                                              

Edison International                                                                                                              

Marianna and David Fisher                                                                                                   

Al and Jean Fohrer                                                                                                                 

Robert and Susan Frazier                                                                                                       

Gilead Sciences, Inc.                                                                                                             

John Randolph Haynes and Dora Haynes Foundation                                                         

Barbara Henderson                                                                                                                

Institute of Museum and Library Services - AmeriCorps VISTA                                         

Kenneth and Helen Kleinberg                                                                                                           

Leonetti/O'Connell Family Foundation                                                                                 

Robert H. Lorsch Foundation                                                                                                     

Ken and Hollie McBride                                                                                                       

Martin and Donna Melone                                                                                                     

Marc and Jessica Mitchell                                                                                                      

Morgan Stanley Foundation                                                                                                  

National Science Foundation - Children Investigating Science

with Parents Afterschool (CHISPA)                                                                         

Jim and Tara Negus                                                                                                               

Chris and Dick Newman                                                                                                       

Nanci E. Nishimura, Cotchett, Pitre & McCarthy LLP                                                         

One World One Ocean                                                                                                          

Pacific Life Foundation                                                                                                         

Parsons Corporation                                                                                                               

The Ralph M. Parsons Foundation                                                                                        

Alex J. Rose                                                                                                                           

Gayle and Ed Roski                                                                                                               

Roth Family Foundation                                                                                                        

Andrew and Dina Sale                                                                                                          

Shultz Steel Company                                                                                                           

Southern California Gas Company                                                                                        

Time Warner Cable                                                                                                                

Betsy and Frank Ulf                                                                                                              

Jon Vein                                                                                                                                 

Watson Land Company                                                                                                         

Wells Fargo Bank - Wealth Management                                                                              

WWW Foundation                                                                                                                

$5,000 - $9,999

AEGON Transamerica Foundation                                                                                                               

George and Gloria Deukmejian                                                                                             

Employees Community Fund of Boeing California                                                              

Charles Brewer Fiscus Foundation                                                                                        

Fox Entertainment Group                                                                                                      

Sue and Allan Frew                                                                                                               

Matt and Susan Grossman                                                                                                     

Pipkin Charitable Foundation                                                                                                

John and Donna Sussman                                                                                                      

Sue and Doug Upshaw                                                                                                          

Ann Marie and Jack C. Wilder

And 2 Anonymous Donors                                                                                        

$2,500 - $4,999

Alan N. Berro                                                                                                                        

Paul Colony                                                                                                                           

Gordon and Dona Crawford                                                                                                 

Scott and Kathy Cunningham                                                                                                           

Nancy, Patrick and Claire Dennis                                                                                          

Jeffrey and Mary Eckardt                                                                                                      

Jason and Lois Frand                                                                                                             

Girardi Keese                                                                                                                         

Goldman Sachs                                                                                                                      

Bay Grabowski                                                                                                                      

William R. & Virginia Hayden Foundation                                                                           

Christine and Curt Hessler                                                                                                     

Hitachi Southern California Regional Community Action Committee                                 

Lindalee M. Iverson and Stephen L. Martinez                                                                      

Delores Shine Kerr, Mentors for Youth and Adults Worldwide                                          

Renee and Meyer Luskin                                                                                                       

Anthony Marguleas                                                                                                               

Rob and Christie Martin                                                                                                        

Bill Nye                                                                                                                                  

Bob and Tracy Palermini                                                                                                       

PNC Foundation                                                                                                                    

Joyce and David Primes                                                                                                        

Robert P. Rosenberg                                                                                                              

Santa Monica Baykeeper                                                                                                       

See’s Candies, Inc.                                                                                                                

South Coast Air Quality Management District                                                                     

Sidney Stern Memorial Trust                                                                                                 

Jacque Lyne Wallace

And 2 Anonymous Donors                                                                                                    

$1,500 - $2,499

Joann and Stan Benson                                                                                                          

Greg Boreham and Nancy Fairchild                                                                                      

California State University Long Beach Research Foundation                                             

Bruce Corbin                                                                                                                          

Richard and Lynn Dotts                                                                                                        

Marvin and Simona Elkin                                                                                                      

Dick and Eileen Garson                                                                                                         

Pam Graham and Ryan and Rayden Jamalpour                                                                    

Havasi Wilderness Foundation                                                                                              

Charlotte Holden                                                                                                       

Carl D. Jacobs                                                                                                                        

Robert B. Malouf                                                                                                                   

William Martinez and Irlanda Mendez                                                                                  

Deborah L. Mercado                                                                                                              

James and Ann Mulally                                                                                                         

Eric Ng                                                                                                                                   

William Niebuhr                                                                                                                     

Sarah L. Nothnagel                                                                                                                

Eugene Ohr                                                                                                                            

Reynolds Family Foundation                                                                                                

Thomas E. Smith                                                                                                                    

Laurie Sowd                                                                                                                          

Elbridge and Evelyn Stuart Foundation                                                                                

Audri and Stanley Tendler                                                                                                    

William and Karen Timberlake                                                                                  

Jim and Gail Vernon

And 4 Anonymous Donors                                                                                                    

Lifetime Partners in Learning

John and Donna Sussman