Donor Listing

The New Children’s Museum is grateful to our many donors whose critical support has made The New Children’s Museum an important and valued community resource. Together, we are inspiring creativity and imagination in San Diego’s children.

If you are interested in becoming a donor and providing your support, please contact

Luminary $50,000+

California Arts Council
City of San Diego
Dow Divas Investment Club
Lynn Gorguze and Hon. Scott Peters
Institute of Museum and Library Services
Laurie Mitchell and Brent Woods
National Endowment for the Arts
The Rosso Family Foundation

Sustainer $25,000+

The Conrad Prebys Foundation
The Parker Foundation
Pamela and Charlie Pendrell
Maryanne and Irwin Pfister
Price Philanthropies Foundation
ScholarShare 529
Sheryl and Harvey White

Champion $10,000+

Charles and Ruth Billingsley Foundation
County of San Diego
Epstein Family Foundation
Kurt and Jennifer Eve
Samuel H. and Katherine Weaver French Fund
Greg and Tonya Gossard
Hervey Family Non-Endowment Fund*
Joan and Irwin Jacobs**
La Jolla Country Day
Wendi and Neil McKenna
National University
Merrilee and Mike Neal
Rice Family Foundation
Monique Rodriguez and Greg Richardson
The Dr. Seuss Fund at the San Diego Foundation
Seth Sprague Educational & Charitable Foundation
USS Midway Foundation
Walter J. & Betty C. Zable Foundation

Innovator $5,000+

Allison and Robert Price Family Foundation
Rusti Bartell
Barbara Bloom
California Humanities
Marsha Chandler
Lee Clark and Jerry Pikolysky
Karen and Donald Cohn
David C. Copley Foundation
Sarah and Chris Everist
First 5 San Diego
Lee and Frank Goldberg
Jennifer and Dr. Richard Greenfield
Mary Keough Lyman and W. Michael Keefe
Kiwanis Club of San Diego
Sheila Lipinsky
Colette and Ivor Royston
Susan Silva
Iris and Matthew Strauss
Debra Turner
Lori and Bill Walton
Mandell Weiss Charitable Trust

Devotee $2,500+

Tiffany Archer and Gary Koerper
Michael and Dee Anne Canepa
Stephanie and Michael Epstein*
Edwardo and Taryn Gillison
Stephen Kessler
Justin Krueger
Robert Marasco and Joanna Adamczak
Robert Anslow and Marina Marrelli
Caroline Perry and Adam Ith
Robert Semmer and Alex Kwoka

Rain House Circle $1,000+

Corin Anderson and Melinda Owens
Allen and Lily Arvizu
Rebecca and James Brewer
Malin and Roberta Burnham
Michelle and Elizabeth Butler-Hellewell
Jim Caputo
Daniel and Phyllis Epstein*
Lynda Forsha and Robert Blanchard
The Samuel I. & John Henry Fox Foundation
Rebecca and John Gennaro
Edythe Kenton
Alexandra Kritchevsky and Jonathan Graff
Linda Lenhard and Mark Kritchevsky
Ken Little
Steven Malk and Alexandra Sartor
Brian and Jamie McCarthy
David Nokes and Marie Fox
Erica and Keith Opstad
Karla and Michael Pinckes
Linda A. Potter
Arthur P. & Jeanette G. Pratt Memorial Fund
Lauren Robertson
Neal Rockwood
The Rollins Family
Chris and Asako Russo
Tom Shapiro and Madeleine Grynsztejn
Kathryn Starr
William and Lynae Watkins
Fernanda Whitworth

Enthusiast $500+

Elizabeth Allen and Chris Foster
Micaela Banach
Jeffrey Blodgett
Daniel Campion
Kevin Carroll
Joe Cohen and Martha Farish
Community Service Association of SDUSD
Patrick and Teresa Conolly
County Employees Charitable Organization
Wynter Deagle
Arthur and Pamela Finkle
Carol and Ron Fox**
Jessica Glasser
Laurie and Spencer Hutchins
Jefferson Jallo
Eunice and Tyler Morris
Sara and Brian Nese
Dan and Greta Racicot
Phil and Kirsten Senescall
Gretchen and Brent Shaffer
Fern M. Steiner
Jaclyn Stiles
Sarah Stockwell and Andre Lehovich
EJ Szymczak
James Taylor-Copeland
Bea and Barton Thurber
Michael Venne
Heather and Gabe Wright

Advocate $250+

Phil and Sue Arenson
John and Kate Bowen
Meredith and Jason Davis
Hilarey Findeisen and George Brown
Nicole Gates
Andrew and Anne Elise Goetz
Chad Hoxie
Morgan Justice Black
Paul Kelly
Susan and Jordan Levin
Jennifer Luce
Colleen O’Boyle and Isaac Jones
Jane Rand
Marie and Todd Ruth
Carolyn Schutz
Samuel Sneed
Erin Trenda
James Woods

Admirer $100+

Sandra and David Arkin
Andrew Baker
Lynn Basquez
Chandra Bishop
Sharon Blain
Christopher and Jing Burke
Cathe Burnham
Mimi Carreon
Emily Cathey and Curt Jones
Suzanne Cohen and William Kimbrough
Ali and Chris Colbran
Karla and Michael Davidson
Sarah Dawson
Douglas and Erin Decker
Sandra and Dave Decker
Marianne and David Dickerson
Cameron Durham
Jen and LJ Eve
Paul and Mimi Extance
Malinda Fox and Jenny Curtis
Christiana Gauger and Stephen Moneypenny
Karoll Gonzalez
Christy Hammann
Alexis Hickey and Darrell Swain
Veronica Jacobo
Ilene and Mike Lamb
Lauren and Preston Lancaster
Catalina Matiz
Sarah McAlear and Adam Cook
Stephanie Measures
Brian and Stephanie Milton
Ann Mound
Mike and Baylea O’Connor
Amy O’Dorisio
Mary Kate and Daniel Oliver
Nasrin Owsia and Behrooz Akbarnia
Leah Pollema
Victoria and Thomas Reed
Sempra Energy
David Shapiro
Mark and Jill Stull
Natalia Tamburini
Gail and Jerry Thompson
Jeanette Thompson
Rina Vinetz
Amy Von Novak
Tim and Nancy Waters
Weisbarth Family
Jessica Yuen

Includes donations between January 1, 2020 – December 31, 2020
Includes in Kind

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