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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 Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Smithsonian Channel
The Walt Disney Company The Moore Charitable Foundation/ Earl W. and Amanda Stafford
Robert L. Johnson      Louis Moore Bacon Time Warner Foundation
W.K. Kellogg Foundation News Corporation United Technologies Corporation



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

*pending documentation

As of June 29, 2015