Major donors

We are very grateful to all of our supporters, from students who have given small but meaningful gifts to our major donors. We’d like to offer a special thank you to John and Ann Doerr for their extraordinary generosity and vision.

To make a contribution, please use our secure portal or contact Smarthistory’s executive directors or

Benificus Foundation
Andrew W. Mellon Foundation

National Endowment for the Humanities
Terra Foundation for American Art
Alice L. Walton Foundation

Bank of America
The College Board
The Heller Group
The Samuel H. Kress Foundation

Ampersand Foundation
Google Cultural Institute
Elizabeth Macaulay
Macaulay Family Foundation

Bloomberg Philanthropies
Pascal Brochier
John Franklin and Kristina Fort
Jeffrey Snover
Thoma Foundation
Minli Virdone
Craig and Marie Vought

Agnes Gund
Linkedin For Good/Silicon Valley Community Foundation
David Rumsey

Robert H. Fergus and Elizabeth Fergus Foundation
Lauren Kilroy-Ewbank and Shawn Ewbank
James P. Merchant and Victoria S. Merchant
Maura Miller
Nan Peletz
WHRO Corporation

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