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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)

Janice and Matthew Barger
​Frances Hellman and
  Warren Breslau
​Stasia Obremskey and
  Dan Carroll
​Laura and Peter Fenton
​Laura and John Fisher
​Sakana Foundation
The Gardner Family

​Charlotte and Nick Giovanni
Shirley and Harry Hagey,
  HRH Foundation
​Stephanie DiMarco and
  Jim Harleen
​Theresa McDonald and
  Nelson Ishiyama
​Julia Wong and Roger Kuo
​Gretchen and Howard Leach
​Barry and Marie Lipman

Park Loughlin
Julie and Ian McGuire
​Kana Muraki and Lawrence Miao
​Mary and Gary Pinkus
​Claire Ngo and
  Ashwin Ranganathan
​Helen and Charles Schwab
​Katherine L. and Kurt N. Simon
​Wendy and Richard Yorke
​Mary and Harold Zlot

Conservationists ($50,000 and above)

Huifen Chan and Roelof Botha
​Carolyn Klebanoff and
  Fred Cohen​

Buff and Gerald Corsi
​Caroline H. Damsky
​Ann and L. John Doerr
​Kate and William Duhamel
​Dana and Bob Emery
Cynthia and John Gunn

Janet and Thomas McKinley
​Eda and Joseph Pell
​Sarah and J. Stuart Ryan
Pauline and Tom Tusher
Grace and Steven Voorhis
Leigha and Eli Weinberg

Ecologists ($25,000 and above)

​Joan Avenali
​Teresa Briggs
​Susie Tompkins Buell and
  Mark Buell
​Peggy and Yogen Dalal
​Roberta and Steven Denning
​Renata Gasperi and
  Donald Frediani
​Angelique and Troy Griepp

​Janet M. Harris
Terrie Campbell and
  James Henderson
​The Dirk and Charlene Kabcenell
​Kathryn Hall and Tom Knutsen
​Steve Krognes
​Sonya Yu and Zachary Lara
​Emily and Michael Millman
​Tamra and Kurt Mobley
​Nancy and George
  Montgomery, Jr.

Carrie and Greg Penner
​Lisa and John Pritzker
​Arthur and Toni Rembe Rock
​Catarina and Andy Schwab
Elizabeth Blackburn and
  John Sedat
Elizabeth and Andrew Spokes
​Onnolee and Orlin Trapp
​Sandy and Kevin Tsujihara
Virginia and Gregory Tusher
Lia and James Whitehead
Ruth and Roger Wu

Collectors ($10,000 and above)

Anonymous (4)
Betty and Bruce Alberts
​Richard C. Barker
​Jennifer Bennett
​Nancy Spero and Norman Brand
​Anne and Paul Chen
​Jasmine Burroughs and
  Michael Cheung
​Donovan Ching
​Fannie Allen and
  George W. Cogan
​Lucy and Michael De Anda
​Helen and Rajnikant Desai
​Daphne and Mike Dickson
​MaryAnn Dietrich
​Ray and Dagmar Dolby
  Family Fund
​Marion Euphrat
​Doris Fisher
​Janie and Donald Friend

Michelle and Robert Friend
​Sallie Griffith
​Jane and Jonathan Wyatt Gruber
Hitz Foundation
​Paula and Dennis Jaffe
​Beth and Oliver Jenkyn
​Mary Austin and Brewster Kahle
​Jenny Yip and Michael Kim
​Kerry Konrad
​Wendy W. Kwok
​Laura Kline and Michael Lazarus
​Sharon Long
​Leslie and John McQuown
​Vera and Ken Meislin
​Jancy Rickman and
  William Michaely
​Christina and Hamid Moghadam
​Betty and Gordon Moore
​Paula and John Murphy
The Peter and Kristan Norvig
  Family Fund, an advised fund
  of the Silicon Valley
  Community Foundation

Alyssa Umsawasdi and
  Bryan O'Connor
Angela Nomellini and
  Kenneth Olivier
​Constance Peabody
​Marianne H. Peterson
​Jenny and Gerald Risk
​Linnea and George Roberts
Danna and Alexander Slusky
​Camilla and George Smith
​Jeannie and Christopher Smith
​Carol and Ned Spieker
​Joan Steinberg
​Debra and Kevin Taweel
​Lois and Melvin Tukman
​Summer Tompkins Walker
  Charitable Trust
​Ashley and J. Minott Wessinger
​Geisha and Jay Williams
​Diane B. Wilsey

Includes contributions from July 2016 to June 2017.

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FY 2017 Annual Report

Fiscal year 2017 was an exciting year—365 days that shaped thousands of perspectives on the nature and future of life of Earth. Explore our Annual Report to learn more.