Annual Report of Gifts

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Gifts received from October 1, 2020 to September 30, 2021

Cooper Hewitt appreciates the generous support of the following donors who believe in the potential of great design to improve our shared world.

$100,000 and above

Adobe Inc.
Ainslie Foundation
The Ayco Charitable Foundation
Ravenel and Elizabeth Curry Foundation
Shelby and Frederick Gans
The Getty Foundation
Gucci America
Alexandra and Paul Herzan
Helen and Edward Hintz
The Hirsch Family Foundation
Jon C. Iwata
New York City Department of Cultural Affairs
Crystal and Chris Sacca
Lisa Roberts and David Seltzer
Smithsonian American Women’s History      Initiative
Thomas and Beatrice Taplin Fund


Lily Auchincloss Foundation
The Richard and Jean Coyne Family Foundation
Facebook, Inc.
IBM Corporation
New York State Council on the Arts
Margery and Edgar Masinter
Kim and Mac Schuessler
Margaret and David Stewart
Smithsonian Accessibility Innovations Fund
Smithsonian Latino Initiative
Esme Usdan and James Snyder


The Ambrose Monell Foundation
Amita and Purnendu Chatterjee
Belsky Family Foundation
Bloomberg Philanthropies
Irene Au and Bradley Horowitz
Rita J. and Stanley H. Kaplan Family      Foundation
Samuel H. Kress Foundation
Richard M. Smith and Dr. Soon-Young Yoon
Smithsonian Collections Care and      Preservation Fund



Virginia Bayer and Robert Hirt
Kim and Al Eiber
Cary J. Frieze
Agnes Gund
Helena Hernmarck
Robert L. and Susan S. Hermanos
Jamestown LP
Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Center
Ellen G.K. Rubin
Keith Yamashita

$5,000 – $9,999

Milton and Sally Avery Arts Foundation
Dr. Barbaralee Diamonstein-Spielvogel
Chris Fralic
Furthermore: a Program of the J.M. Kaplan      Fund
J & AR Foundation
Kelson Foundation
Robert and Arlene Kogod
John Maeda
Janet C. Ross
The Charles E. Sampson Memorial Trust
Colleen Ross Weis and Martin Laiks

$1,000 – $4,999

Acorn Hill Foundation Inc.
Joan Barenholtz
Harvey Benenson
Agnes Bourne
Elizabeth and Blair Boyer
Jim Burnett, FASLA
Jim Chervenak
Lucy A. Commoner
Sharon Davis
Paul Dierkes
Suzanne Frye
Henry Godfrey and Ginger Schnaper
Mr. and Mrs. Elliot Jaffe (The Jaffe Family       Foundation)
Patricia Klingenstein
Geraldine S. Kunstadter
Pamela A. Litvack
Peter L. Malkin
Pierre and Tana Matisse Foundation
Karen A. Phillips
Estate of Dr. Dianne H. Pilgrim
Dr. Jorge G. Puente and Dr. Patricia Matos-     Puente



$750- $999

Barry and Bobbi Coller
Nina Gilson
Gail E. Goldberg
William F. Harrison
Deena Horn
Carrie Johnson
Mary Margaret Jones
Margo Levine

donors to the collection

The Alley-Strocher Family
Timzy Batra
Bill Bonnell
Mark Bozek
Sheila Bridges
Estate of Marsha Carson
Paul Cocksedge
Caitlin Condell
Mark Cuban
Ben Doessel
Joe Doucet
Alissa Eckert
Carol and Ian Espinoza
Titi Halle
Dan Higgins
Adam Charlap Hyman
Lorna Kettaneh
Christina Kim
Estate of Helga Kramarsky
James Lee
Long Island Museum
Joyce Longworth
Linda Mason
Naomi Osaka
Family of Phil Patton
Monique Péan
Genie Ratcliffe
Charles Reilly
Madelyn Shaw
Marguerite Shinkle
Stamen Design in honor of Zachary Watson
Beatrice Taplin
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Vue Shield LLC
Estate of Naomi Whiting Towner
Peggy Williams
Juan Yarur Torre
Tokujin Yoshioka



Featured Image: Photo by Angela Jimenez Photography