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



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



KEYSTONE DONORS ($2 million and above)
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Bank of America* W.K. Kellogg Foundation Earl W. and Amanda Stafford
The Walt Disney Company The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Time Warner Foundation
Robert L. Johnson News Corporation United Technologies Corporation



MILESTONE DONORS ($1 million and above)
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Rodney and Michelle Adkins Goldman Sachs Richard D. and Laura A. Parsons
Aflac, Incorporated The Hartford The PepsiCo Foundation*
Altria Group Mellody Hobson and George Lucas Colin and Alma Powell
Anonymous IBM The Prudential Foundation
Jeff & MacKenzie Bezos* James A. Johnson Franklin D. Raines
Bloomberg Philanthropies Johnson Publishing Company Arthur and Toni Rembe Rock
Dr. and Mrs. T.B. Boyd III and Family/ JPMorgan Chase Foundation Deborah Sara Santana
     The R.H. Boyd Company Robert and Arlene Kogod Gerald B. and Anita Smith Family
The Morris & Gwendolyn Cafritz Kovler Foundation Southern Company Charitable
     Foundation The Reginald F. Lewis Foundation, Inc.      Foundation, Inc.
Caterpillar The Links Foundation, Incorporated Patricia Q. Stonesifer and Michael E.
Kenneth I. and Kathryn Chenault The J. Willard and Alice S. Marriott      Kinsley
The Coca-Cola Foundation     Family Foundation Toyota*
Michael and Susan Dell McDonald’s Corporation Reginald Van Lee
Ford Motor Company Fund* James L. and Juliette McNeil Craig and Diane Welburn and Family
General Mills Foundation Mark and Brenda Moore and Family Anthony and Beatrice Welters and the
General Motors Foundation Morgan Stanley      Vincent Wilkinson Foundation

*pending