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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.

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Environmentalists ($100,000 and above)

Diana Nelson and John Atwater
Barbara and Gerson Bakar
Janice and Matthew Barger
W. Richard Bingham Family
Huifen Chan and Roelof Botha
Frances Hellman and
  Warren Breslau
Shawn and Brook Byers
Betsy and Peter Chung
Leslie and Troy Daniels
Doris Fisher

Charlotte and Nick Giovanni
Margaret and William Hearst III
Theresa McDonald and
  Nelson Ishiyama
Henrik Jones
Marie and Barry Lipman
Park Loughlin
Laura and Scott Malkin
Elizabeth and Edward
  McDermott
Miao Family
Elizabeth R. and William J.
  Patterson Foundation

Eva and Bill Price
Arthur and Toni Rembe Rock
Diane Greene and
  Mendel Rosenblum
Wendy and Eric Schmidt
Regina Kulik-Scully and
  John Scully
Nancy and Gary Steele
Mary and Jerome C. Vascellaro
Pat Wilson
Brin Wojcicki Foundation
Wendy and Richard Yorke

Conservationists ($50,000 and above)

​Joan Avenali
Stasia Obremskey and
  Dan Carroll
Buff and Gerald Corsi
Caroline H. Damsky
Kate and Bill Duhamel

Dana and Bob Emery
Laura and John Fisher
Jennifer Caldwell and
  John H. N. Fisher
Shirley and Harry Hagey;
  HRH Foundation
Kevin and Julia Hartz
Beth and Oliver Jenkyn
Ann and Charles Johnson

Julia Wong and Roger Kuo
Sonya Yu and Zachary Lara
Emilie and Douglas Ogden
Katherine L. and Kurt N. Simon
Onnolee and Orlin Trapp
Pauline and Tom Tusher
Grace and Steven Voorhis
Lia and James Whitehead

Ecologists ($25,000 and above)

Anonymous (2)
Michele and Mark Aldrich;
  Estate of Michele Aldrich
Teresa Briggs
Carol and Lyman Casey
Roberta and Steven Denning
John and Laura Furstenthal
Karen and Edward Gilhuly
 

Stephanie DiMarco and
  Jim Harleen
Janet M. Harris
Elizabeth Simons and
  Mark Heising
Noelle Montgomery and
  Dan Janney
Alfred and Rebecca Lin
MacWhorter Family Trust
Nancy and
  George Montgomery, Jr.
 

Susan and William Oberndorf
Carrie and Greg Penner
Mary and Gary Pinkus
Catarina and Andy Schwab
Carol and Kevin Sharer
Elizabeth and Andrew Spokes
Virginia and Gregory Tusher
Beth and Tom Volpe
David Weissman
Brenda and Bill Younger
Mary and Harold Zlot

Collectors ($10,000 and above)

Anonymous (3)
Marissa Mayer and
  Zachary Bogue
Nancy Spero and Norman Brand
Eliza Brown and Hal Candee
Yun-Fang Juan and Keith Chiem
Carolyn Klebanoff and
  Fred Cohen
Penny and James George Coulter
Carla and David Crane
Emily Johnson and
  Bradley DeFoor
Adoree and David Diaz
Daphne and Mike Dickson
MaryAnn Dietrich
Ray and Dagmar Dolby
  Family Fund
Marion Euphrat
Peter Fenton
Katherine Fines and
  Henry Heines
The Gardner Family
Ann and Gordon Getty
Colleen and Robert Grady

Jeannie Graham-Gillat
Shand and William Green
Linda and Ronald Greenman
Sallie Griffith
Catherine Kennedy and
  Daniel Grossman
Johnnie and John Hafernik
Helen M. Heller
Hitz Foundation
Kamilla and John Hurley
Mary Austin and Brewster Kahle
Jenny Yip and Michael Kim
William and Gretchen Kimball
  Fund
Holly and Richard Lawson
Laura Kline and Michael Lazarus
Edmund W. Littlefield, Jr.
Julie and Ian McGuire
Janet and Thomas McKinley
Leslie and John McQuown
Vera and Ken Meislin
Jancy Rickman and
  William Michaely
Christina and Hamid Moghadam
Betty and Gordon Moore
Mariya Gencheva and
  Arun Narayanan

Claire Ngo and
  Ashwin Ranganathan
The Peter and Kristan Norvig
  Family Fund, an advised fund of
  the Silicon Valley Community
  Foundation
Angela Nomellini and
  Kenneth Olivier
Julie and William Parish
Laura and Mike Patnode
Marianne H. Peterson
Linnea and George Roberts
Sarah and J. Stuart Ryan
Michael Sack
Helen and Charles Schwab
Maria Seferian
Paul Simon
Jeannie and Christopher Smith
Joyce and Jim Smith
Joan E. Steinberg
Lois and Melvin Tukman
Summer Tompkins Walker
  Charitable Trust
Geisha and Jay Williams
Lisa and Edward Williams
Diane B. Wilsey
A.V. Flox and Yonatan Zunger

Includes contributions from July 2017 to June 2018. ​​

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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.