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Our Director’s Circle donors are visionaries, ensuring initiatives like Hope for Reefs and Academy for All transform the ecosystems and communities they serve. We thank you for your dedication to our scientists, our guests, and our mission.


Gifts of $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


Includes contributions from July 2018 to June 2019.

Join the Director's Circle

You can shape the scope and future of the Academy with a gift of $100,000 or more.

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We welcome questions and comments from current and prospective donors.
Rachel Cusick, Director, Leadership Philanthropy
(415) 379-5407