The Academy is deeply grateful to our generous donors for their vital support of our mission to regenerate the natural world through science, learning, and collaboration.


Gifts of $1,000,000 and above

Leslie and Troy Daniels
Margaret and William Hearst III
Elizabeth R. and William J. Patterson Foundation


Gifts of $100,000 and above

Anonymous (3)
Diana Nelson and John Atwater
Barbara and Gerson Bakar
W. Richard Bingham
  Family Foundation
Huifen Chan and Roelof Botha
Shawn and Brook Byers

Charlotte and Nick Giovanni
Kevin and Julia Hartz
Noelle Montgomery and
  Dan Janney
Rebecca and Alfred Lin
William J. Michaely and
  Jancy Rickman
Lauren Lockliear and
  Dom Narducci
Eva and Bill Price

Diane Greene and
  Mendel Rosenblum
Wendy and Eric Schmidt
Nick and Susie Simon
Nancy and Gary Steele
Onnolee and Orlin Trapp
Pauline and Tom Tusher
Pat Wilson
Anne Wojcicki Foundation
Bill and Brenda Younger

Gifts of $50,000 and above

Chris Alafi
Stasia Obremskey and
  Dan Carroll

Buff and Gerald Corsi
Bill and Kate Duhamel
  Charitable Fund
Dana and Bob Emery
John and Laura Furstenthal
Shirley and Harry Hagey;
  HRH Foundation

The Dirk and Charlene Kabcenell
Marie and Barry Lipman
Kathy and Joseph O’Donnell
Mary and Jerome C. Vascellaro
Lia and James Whitehead

Gifts of $25,000 and above

Frances Hellman and
  Warren Breslau
Carol and Lyman Casey
Roberta and Steven Denning

DiMarco/Harleen Charitable
Ann and L. John Doerr
Peter Fenton
Terrie Campbell and
  James Henderson
Ann and Charles Johnson
Anne K. Kelley

Julia Wong and Roger Kuo
MacWhorter Family Trust
Carrie and Greg Penner
Susan DaSilva and
  Thomas Roberts
Arthur and Toni Rembe Rock
Catarina and Andy Schwab
Jeannie and Christopher Smith

Gifts of $10,000 and above

Anonymous (6)
Anna Bagniewska
Jennifer Bennett
Nion McEvoy and Leslie
Susan and Frederick Bianucci
Nancy Spero and Norman Brand
Ken R. Schneider and Clarissa M.
Eliza Brown and Hal Candee
Julie Chaiken
Victoria Moore and Scott Chan
Martha Ehmann Conte
Helen and Rajnikant Desai
MaryAnn Dietrich
The Dolby Family
Marc Ebbin
Sarah and David Epstein
Marion Euphrat
Shelby and Frederick Gans
Ann and Gordon Getty
Linda and Ronald Greenman
Sallie Griffith

Naureen Hassan
Elizabeth Simons and
  Mark Heising
Cynthia Hersey
Terry and Larry Hill
Hitz Foundation
The Hoefer Family
William and Gretchen Kimball
Meridee Moore and Kevin King
Wendy Kwok & Family
Patricia Landers
Laura Kline and Michael Lazarus
Alexandra and Robert Lindsay
Edmund W. Littlefield, Jr.
Maria Cardamone and
  Paul Matthews
Charlotte and John McConkie
John McCosker
Leslie and John McQuown
Vera and Ken Meislin
Nancy Milliken
Christina and Hamid Moghadam
Cathy and Howard Moreland
Amal Murigan
Vivek Murthy

The Peter and Kristan Norvig
  Family Fund
Emilie and Douglas Ogden
Angela Nomellini and
  Kenneth Olivier
Amy and Brian Ongaro
Norman & Janet Pease
Grace Perkins
Carol Pohl
The Rishel Family
Linnea and George Roberts
Judy-Ann and Antti-Veikko Rosti
Sarah and J. Stuart Ryan
Sack Family Fund
Helen and Charles Schwab
Elizabeth Blackburn and
  John Sedat
Joyce and Jim Smith
Carol and Warren E. Spieker
Lois and Mel Tukman
Greg Widroe
Diane B. Wilsey
Beth and James Wintersteen
Samantha and Scott Zinober
Mary and Harold Zlot

Gifts of $6,000 and above

Joy and Jonathan Alferness
Madeleine Burkhart and
  Andrew Anagnost
Callan Family Fund
Bill and Bridget Coughran
Christine Crocker
Kristan S. Elman
Mary Escalle
Renata Gasperi and
  Donald Frediani
Helen Gan
Catherine Kennedy MD and
  Daniel Grossman
Katherine Fines and
  Henry Heines

Jacqueline and
  Donald Jacobberger
Ana Mendez and
  Rajeev Jayavant
Jenny Yip and Michael Kim
Kathryn Kelly and Thomas Klein
Tina Cole and Mark Larson
Robert Carr and Andrea LoPinto
Adrienne Zihlman and
  Jerold Lowenstein
Alexandria and Kevin Marchetti
Ana Henderson and
  Rand Morimoto
Sharon and Jeffrey Morris
Hallam Gugelmann and
  Lily Pemberton

Leroy & Marianne Rocca
Andrea Schultz
Mary Barbara Schultz
Holly Hagens and Todd Sisitsky
Amanda and Chris Smith
Mary Kathleen Snow
Anne Fung and Jeffrey Sternberg
Felicia Chiu and Luke Teeple
Tramiel Charitable Trust
Virginia and Gregory Tusher
Lynn Pulliam and
  James Whitlock
Senta and Angus Wilson
Carrie and John Woolley
Ruth and Roger Wu

Gifts of $3,000 and above

Anonymous (10)
Mary Beth and Frank Almeda
Nancy Kivelson and
  Thomas Angstadt
Therese and David Arsenault
Erin Flynn and Chloe Atkins
Julie and Tom Atwood
Eric Barkhouse
Steve Smart and Javier Barreto
Jeanne and William Barulich
Anne and Darin Bassin
Robert Bastasz
Samantha Bechtel
Nancy and Joachim Bechtle
Lance Berc
Stuart Berkowitz
Loraine and Robert Berry
Barbara Bessey
Olivia Sears and Craig Bicknell
Roberta Borgonovo
Terry and Peter Boyer
Marianne and Donald Bradley
Sean Burgess
Erik Ather Buttram
Tantek Celik
Susan Austin and
  Michael Charlson
William Cheung
Lisa Erburu and Mark Cocalis
Fannie Allen and
  George W. Cogan
LaVaughn and Theodore Craig
Carla and David Crane
Emily Johnson and
  Bradley DeFoor
Isabelle Dokouzian
Jen Dante and
  Erza Donaldson-Dante
Manuel Alcantara Donesa Jr.
  and Louie Alcantara Donesa
Carol Donohoe
Lee and Daniel Drake
Anna Zara and Robert English
Sandra Donnell and
  Justin Faggioli
Sharon Grof and Jeffrey Ferris
Marsha Cohen and Robert Feyer
Irene and Mark Figari
Aaron Bastian and Catherine Foo
Keehae Park and Kevin Franklin
Josephine and Brian Freckmann
Michelle and Robert Friend
Mary Gallo

Phobe Cowles and Mark Gibson
Kay and Kenneth Gobalet
Mary Walsh-Gorski and
  Steve Gorski
Lorraine L. Grace
Jeannie Graham
William B. Grant
Elizabeth and Brian Grossman
Genevieve and Jay Gudebski
Ross Gillfillan and Jeremiah Hall
Lauren Hall and David Hearth
Sarah and John Hebda
Wei-Je Huang and Pei-Jen Hsu
Sarah and Jordan Hymowitz
Diane Ichiyasu
Margaret and Robert Ippolito
Jackie Jambrone
Linda Nevin and Eric Keisman
Donna and Don Kelleher
Kenneth Kelsen
David M. Kennedy
Christine and Eugene Kim
Elizabeth King
Linda Griffith and
  Paul Korntheuer
Saori and Takashi Kousaka
Kelsey and David Lamond
Jeanne and Bill Landreth
Sara Chenault and Edward Lang
Claire Hudson and Jeff Lanza
Jeanne and Henri Lese
Mimi and David Lin
Sandra and Ronald Linder
Sharon Long
Adrian Ludwig
Halina Marcinkowski and
  Neil Macphail
Kelly and Jay Markello
Sarah Pankratz and
  James McCarthy
Ian McNish
Jacquelyn and Alok Menghrajani
Steven and Katie Merrill
The Carol Anicka Mihalik
  Memorial Fund for the
  San Lorenzo Valley
Michael Miller
Mirnahill Foundation
Dominique Monie
Julie Siegel and Erik Mortensen
Timothy Muller
Clare M. Murphy
Henry Nattrass
John Nelson
Tze Chang Ng

James Hormel and
  Michael Nguyen
Makie Tam and Peter Nichol
Susan and Warden Noble
Heather and Oleg Nodelman
Diane Ososke
Ingrid Oyen
Alan and Virginia Pabst
Julie and William Parish
Gary Demyen and
  Leslie Partridge
Vicki Friedberg and
  William Pollock
Cynthia and Randall Pond
Raines Family Fund
Mary M. Renaker
Peter J. Richerson
Nancy and Richard Robbins
Beth and Stephen Robie
Fran Rominger
Cynthia Lund and Richard Saffir
Beth Scanlan
Magda Wesslund and
  Eric Schwartz
Susan Henrietta Schwartz
Nancy Bush and Emil Scoffone
Pamela and John Sebastian
Marilyn Burns and Jeffrey Sellon
Elizabeth and Peter Shattuck
Yvonne Don and Richard Shrieve
Owen Smith
J. Patrick Waddell and
  Franklin Smyth
Lori and Bryce Steeg
Judith and Jerry Steenhoven
Tania and Michael Stepanian
Ann and Paul Summers
Adrienne Higa and
  Anthony Swarthout
Roselyne Swig
Linda and Ofer Tenenbaum
Pasha and William Thornton
Catherine and Michael Topham
Sally J. Towse
Mark Valentine
Martin Vanderlaan
Lorraine Voskanian
Marian Beard and
  Daniel Wehmeier
David Weissman
Susan A. West
Lisa and Ted Williams
Linda and King Won
Frank Wong
Sharon and Russell Woo

Gifts of $1,500 and above

Anonymous (6)
Jodi and Ryan Acuna
Jason Conyard and
  Fernando Aguayo-Garcia
Zoe Alameda
Wendy and Kevin Alexander
Antonio Arlia
Mary Ann Aronson
David Arrick
Deborah Robbins and
  Peter Arzhintar
Lily and Dick Au
Brynn and John Bailey
Melissa and Patrick Barber
Richard C. Barker
Amy Ng and Jason Bau
Janny Beale
Linda Belcher
Susan and Robert Bernheim
Kamala and David Berry
Sandra and Paul Bessieres
Bruce Blackie
Marge and H. Terrence Blaine
Carol M. Block
Marjory Graue and Martin Bloes
Courtney Broaddus and
  Charles Bloszies
Donna and Doug Bohling
Renie Hippler and
  Dominic Bordachar
Polly and Tom Bredt
Jackie and Kenneth Broad
Sherrill Lybrook and Onne Broek
Emily and Eric Brown
Josephine Brownback
David Bui
Sherri and Jed Bullard
Serena and
  Paul Miguel Bustamante
Jessica C. Bylo-Chacon
Elizabeth and Clark Callander
Shirley and Patrick Campbell
Halle and Casey Cane
Jim Carmack
Lycia Carmody
Linda and Marc Carrasco
Christina Carroll
Sue and Richard Carson
Michael and Jeanie Casey
Joseph Catalino
Amy and Louis Chan
Wilson Chan
Linda Joy Chandler
Richard Cheng
Thomas Ngo and Danny Choi
Mina Choo
Bryant Chou
Andrea and David Clague
Stephen Cole
Nancy and Edward Conner
Kelsey Cook
Deborah Maxwell and
  Charles Cronce
Barbara and Michael Cronin
Katherine Crowley
Barbara and James Curry
Christina Sinohui and
  Michael Dahlman
Arville and Bert Damner
Michele Dana
Tina and Ronald DeCloux
Joan and Allen Dekelboum
Raul del Barco
Barbara Demere
Megan and John Demeter
Ann Ranae DeSantis
Gregory DiPaolo
Robert Dockendorff
Thao and Jerome Dodson
The Dollard Family
Ralph Drybrough
Jennifer and Matias Duarte
Susan Mathison
James and Paul Duhamel
Mikila and Connor Duke
Helen Dunlap
Josh Elkes
Ann Westwater and
  Cormac Eubanks
Catherine Tai and Sharif Ezzat
Joyce and John Feeney
Laurie Poston and Brian Ferrall
Marianne and Albert Figen
Jeanne and Frank Fischer
Courtney Benoist and Jason Fish
Laura and John Fisher
Robb C. Fleischer
Francoise Fleishhacker
Lisa and Nick Fleming
Sylvie and Jack Forestell
John Fox
Suzanne Markel-Fox and
  Jonathan Fox
Gretchen Frank
Tiffany Friedman
Monica Lopez and
  Sameer Gandhi
Kimverly Garcia
Suzanne Garcia
Stanlee R. Gatti
Tessa Hill and Brian Gaylord
Juliet Gee
Bill Hudson and Nora Gibson
Amardeep and Raminder Gill
Ingrid Gillette
Mary and Clinton Gilliland
Bryan Johnson and
  Jocelyn Goldfein
John and Gerri Gonzalez
Hon Mai and Joseph Goodman
Patricia and Mark Goodman

Elana and Josh Gralapp
Glen Green
Gary Grethel
Megan Gridley Mina and
  Michael Gridley
Jeff Gronberg
Ms. Joann Dominguez and
  Mr. Peter M. Gulezian
Heath Gurganus
Phyllis and John Gurney
Suzanne Coberly and Jeff Haas
Jennifer Hacker
Charles E. and
  Anthia L. Halfmann
Sparky Crockett and
  Karl Handelsman
Katherine and James Hansen
Janet O'Brien and Craig Hartman
Elena Benvenuti and Arian Hatefi
Joanna and Remy Hathaway
Jill Goldring and Marc Haugen
Daniel Haxton
Siva and Richard Heiman
Deanna and Ricardo Hernandez
Dorian and Peter Hirth
Bob Hopper
Kimberly and Joshua House
Elisabeth Houseman
Roxane and J. George Hume
Lauren Milano and
  Gianluca Iannaccone
Ann and John Iannuccillo
Prabha and Mohamed Ibrahim
Gayle Ing
Augustus S. Ireland
Russ Irwin
Yukiko Anonuevo
Sue and David Istock
Aditi Iyer
Rebecca and Lee Jackrel
Hartley Jackson
Liz Hume and Jay Jacobs
Barbara and Carl Jacobson
Nils Janson
Lisa Ruff and Corey Johnson
Brian Jones
Elisabeth and Thomas Jones
Marcy Levine and Peter Joseph
Monica Reina-Kadner and
  Noah Kadner
Shannon Bennett and
  Durrell Kapan
Barbara and Ron Kaufman
Allison and Christopher Keegan
Roger Avedon and Deb Kelly
Chris Kemp
Nancy Thompson and
  Andrew Kerr
Esther Kerster
Megan and Matthew Ketchum
Terry and Robert Keyes
Regina Phelps and Dave Kieffer
Kirchner Family
Matthias Klein
Alex and Kimberly Klikoff
Angela Kohtz
Stephen Kottmeier
Pamela and C. Richard Kramlich
Martha Kropf
Annis and Nicholas Kukulan
Nicholas Kwaan
Sheila and Michael Lagios
Nancy Chung and Chris Lambert
Diane Lane
Randall Laroche and
  David Laudon
Celeste LaVette
Lily Li and Cary Lee
Shari Brooks and Clara Lee
Kelli Nakamura and Eric Lee
Janet Lee
Jocelyn Tom and John G. Lee
Katherine and Robert Lee
Tabitha and Joseph Lee
Natalie and Matthew Leopold
Barbara and Paul Licht
Dr. and Mrs. William Z. Lidicker,
Leslie and Kevin Linker
Michael J. Bennett and
  Luke M. Lowery
Carrie and Ronald Ludwig
Joelle and Doug Lumish
Margaret and Kevin Lynch
Alicia Lynn MacDonald
Leslie MacDonald
Jennifer and Lawrence Madar
Jules Maltz
Sharon Marks
Sharon and Michael Marron
In Memory of Zelma and Floyd
  Woods, Betty and Mel Martin
Lucia Matzger
Jason and Linda May
Alexa and Anson Mayers
Ellen and Harold McElhinny
Patricia McEveney
Michael McGee
Lore McGovern
Martha Ehrenfeld and
  Carla McKay
Renee and Michael McKenna
Meg and Stu McLaughlin
Joel David McNatt
John Raymond McNulty
Thomas Mieczkowski
Erin Medlin and
  Andrew G Miklas
Janine and Jon Miller
Alicia Molder
Jessica and Jason Moment
John Monteverdi
The Montgomery Family Fund
Anita Erhard and Gail Moore
Lisa Moore
Margaret and
  William Moorhouse Jr.

Noelle Leca and
  Michael Moradzadeh
Sheila Moran
Barbara Morgan-Zaney
Bob and Deborah Moskoritz
Vicki Murley
Mary Murphy
Christine and Michael Murray
Matthew L. Rogers and
  Swati Mylavarapu
Frederic and Kirstin Nichols
Judy and Michael Overfield
Lara Fuentes and
  Geoffrey Papilion
Wendy and Frederick Parkin
Therese Pasquesi
Victor Payan
David S. Perloff
Caryl and Roland Petersen
Patrica Peper and Roger Phillips
Cameron Phleger
Alison Block and Timothy Poore
Donys and Robert Powell
Kristen Henry and
  Jacob Pszonowsky
Helen Hilton Raiser
Robin and Arthur Rangel
Elizabeth and Robert Reniers
Jan Richardson
Diane Talbert and
  Rodger Rickard
Julie and Christopher Ridley
Elizabeth and Kurt Rieke
Anne and Rick Riley
Kimberley Stoutamire and
  Jose Rivera
Janet Robb
Shelagh and Thomas Rohlen
Traci and Dezz Ropp
Geordan Rosario
Gayleen and Michael Rothrock
Elese and James Rundel
Christine and Mark Russell
Kenneth Ryan
Yvette Lanza and
  David Sacarelos
Reuben Sandler
Marilyn Liang and Curtis Sanford
George Scangos
Dorothy McMath and
  Peter Lothar Schmidt
Linda and William Schmidt
Klaus Schmitt
Patricia and Bruno Schueler
Ryan Wyatt and Karl Schultz
Emily S. Sellers
Constance Sevier
Ruchira Shah
Diane and Carl Shannon
A. Horton Shapiro
Amy Eskin and Mitchell Shapson
Kathleen and Bart Shepherd
James Shevock
Alissa Shipper
Camelia and Gregory Skikos
Wesley Smith
Gary Sorgen
Jeff Sorrento
Elizabeth and Jeffrey Spaulding
Laura and Greg Spivy
Harise and Peter Staple
Katherine Orr and Erik Steen
Mary Murphy and Mark Stevens
David Stevenson
Scott Stevenson
Diana and Doug Stewart
Blossom Strong
Stephen Stuart
Ingrid C. Swenson
Jean and Richard Talvola
Peter Tan
The Tate Family
Christine Lemke and Sarah Tavel
Nancy E. Terry
Ann Terwilliger
Samuel Test
Sarah and Jay Thayer
Sarah Chandler and
  Matt Theobald
Katharine Wallace Thompson
Marjorie and Barry Traub
Siobhan McFeeney and
  Dennis Trevino
Elaine Yokoyama and
  Toshio Tsuda
Hope Giles and James Turek
Gene and Suzanne Valla
Margaret Sullivan and
  William Van Dyk
Paul Violich
Anthony Vo
Marvalee and David Wake
Lindsey Walker
Mariana Wall
Kathy and Michael Walsh
Heidi Hansen and
  Richard Watkins
Delcey and Harlan Watkins
Denise Watkins
Stacia & Kevin Wells
Virginia Welsh
Jan and Herbert West
Beth Dawson and
  Greg Whitehead
Marjorie Whiteside
Catarina Williams
Kelly G. Wiseman
Polly and Ward Wolff
Jack K. Wong
J. Kirke and Patricia Wrench
Sheila and Jerry Wroblewski
Francis Wu
Hiromi Kakiuchi and Roy Wu
Margaret and Martin Zankel
Charley and Robert Zeches
John and Kathleen Zemaitis

Includes contributions from July 2020 to June 2021

Join our Donor Circle

Get closer to Academy science and play a role in the discoveries that lie ahead with a gift of $1,500 or more.

Donor concierge
We welcome questions and comments from current and prospective donors. 
(415) 379-5405