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Acknowledgements

The Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture gratefully acknowledges our Founding Donors for their generous support. Founding Donors are donors who make a commitment of $1 million or more to the National Museum of African American History and Culture prior to its opening in 2016.

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PINNACLE DONORS ($20 million and above)
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The Oprah Winfrey Charitable Foundation



CAPSTONE DONORS ($10 million and above)
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Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
The Lilly Endowment



CORNERSTONE DONORS ($5 million and above)
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3M GE UnitedHealth Group
American Express Kaiser Permanente Walmart
The Boeing Company The Rockefeller Foundation
The Ford Foundation Target



KEYSTONE DONORS ($2 million and above)
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Bank of America The Moore Charitable Foundation/ Smithsonian Channel
The Walt Disney Company      Louis Moore Bacon Earl W. and Amanda Stafford
Robert L. Johnson News Corporation Time Warner Foundation
W.K. Kellogg Foundation Stavros Niarchos Foundation United Technologies Corporation
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation    



MILESTONE DONORS ($1 million and above)
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Rodney and Michelle Adkins Goldman Sachs Colin and Alma Powell
Aetna Foundation, Inc. The Hartford J.B. and M.K. Pritzker Family
Aflac, Incorporated Mellody Hobson and George Lucas      Foundation
Alfred Street Baptist Church IBM The Prudential Foundation
Altria Group LaTanya, Zoe, and Samuel L. Jackson Franklin D. Raines and Denise Grant
Anonymous* James A. Johnson Arthur and Toni Rembe Rock
Jeff & MacKenzie Bezos Johnson Publishing Company Deborah Sara Santana
BlackRock JPMorgan Chase Foundation Sigma Pi Phi Fraternity
Bloomberg Philanthropies Robert and Arlene Kogod      and the Boulé Foundation*
Dr. and Mrs. T.B. Boyd III and Family/ Kovler Foundation Bill and Tish Slattery and the Slattery
     The R.H. Boyd Company The Reginald F. Lewis Foundation, Inc.      Family Foundation
The Morris & Gwendolyn Cafritz The Links Foundation, Incorporated Gerald B. and Anita Smith Family
     Foundation The J. Willard and Alice S. Marriott Southern Company Charitable
Caterpillar     Foundation      Foundation, Inc.
Kenneth I. and Kathryn Chenault McDonald’s Corporation Patricia Q. Stonesifer and Michael E.
The Coca-Cola Foundation James L. and Juliette McNeil      Kinsley
Dr. N. Anthony and Mrs. Robyn Coles MetLife Foundation* Toyota
Michael and Susan Dell Mark and Brenda Moore and Family Reginald Van Lee
Andreas Dracopoulos Morgan Stanley Verizon*
FedEx Corporation National Basketball Association Craig and Diane Welburn and Family
Ford Motor Company Fund New York Life* Wells Fargo
William J. and Brenda L. Galloway & Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Incorporated Anthony and Beatrice Welters and the
     Family David and Lucile Packard Foundation      Vincent Wilkinson Foundation
General Mills Foundation Richard D. and Laura A. Parsons Robert L. Wright*
General Motors Foundation The PepsiCo Foundation Xerox*
     

*pending documentation

As of August 6, 2015