Our Donors

We are extremely grateful to the many friends and alumni who sustain our research and education endeavors through their financial contributions. The following gifts were made to the Observatory between July 1, 2012 and June 30, 2013.

$500K +
The G. Unger Vetlesen Foundation

$100K +
Sarah E. Johnson
H. F.  “Gerry” Lenfest, Esq. and Marguerite Brooks Lenfest
The David and Lucile Packard Foundation
Tides Foundation

$50K – $99,999
The Brinson Foundation
Comer Science and Education Foundation
The Tinker Foundation Incorporated

$10K – $49,999
AMG Charitable Gift Foundation
Anonymous (2)
George Lawrence Becker Jr., M.D. and Family
Botwinick-Wolfensohn Foundation, Inc.
Michael Cembalest and Rachel Hines
George and Wendy David
Exxon Mobil Corporation
Global Climate Change Foundation
Frank and Joanne Gumper*
Chie Ihara*
Korea Institute of Ocean Science and Technology
Terry A. Plank*
Riverkeeper, Inc.
Alfred P. Sloan Foundation
Verizon Foundation

$5K – $9,999
Dennis M. Adler and Robin Aronow*
The Henry L. & Grace Doherty Charitable Fdn.
ExxonMobil Foundation
Fidelity Charitable Gift Fund
Jeffrey S. Gould
Aaron J. Lebovitz and Donna T. Myers*
Arthur Lerner-Lam*
John Maguire
Gerald and Cynthia Sobel

$1,000 – $4,999
Thomas F. Anderson*
Anonymous (2)
David Becker
John P. McGinnis and Lana Billeaud*
Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc.
Charles V. and Mary J. Callan
Millard F. Coffin*
Cristi Cleaning Service Corporation
John Peter de Neufville
Jishu Deng and Yuan Yuan*
H. James and Sally Dorman*
Alfred and Anne Elser
Peter and Pauline Eschweiler
June E. Fox
Paul Jeffrey Fox*
J. W. and Marielle Garrigan
Hongsheng Guo and Di Yang*
John Kendrick Hall*
Thomas J. and Ellen M. Herron*
Stanley Jacobs*
Kevin M. Jones and Mohi Kumar*
Robert H. and Gale Lawrence, Jr.
Florentin J-M. R. Maurrasse*
The Amy Klette Newman Foundation
Virginia McConn Oversby and Lars Werme*
James H. and Virginia E. Robertson*
Martine S. Rossignol-Strick*
Roxiticus Fund
Peter Schlosser*
William S. Sheridan
Sean and Pamela Solomon*
Staples Foundation for Learning, Inc.
Londa Weisman*

$500 – $999
Walter and Mildred Alvarez*
Kathleen Callahan*
Kenneth W. and Linda M. Ciriacks*
Thomas J. and Rosemary M. Fitch*
Barbara and Nicholas Fowler
Rosalie Frost
Robert W. and Suzanne M. Kay*
Jean Mia Leo and Richard J. Kuczkowski*
Ruth R. Maier
Leonard J. Schmitt*
Kyla Kate Simons*
Sordoni Construction

$499 – less
John and Marlene Accardo
Ruth A. Adamowicz
Mark J. Adelson
Warren and Mary Adis
James J. Alberino and Tuula Pasola-Alberino*
Peter F. Almasi*
Michael and Barbara S. Amdurer*
Rockne S. Anderson*
Renee L. Aubry
Bruce C. Auld*
Emil S. Bahary
Muawia and Nimat Barazangi*
Ginger A. Barth and Colin F. Williams*
Ronne Bassman-Agins
Matthew C. Baum
Norman and Jean Bauman
Barbara A. Becker and David Bolotsky
Desveaux-Belfanti Family
Robert C. Berenbroick
Ellen Kappel Berman and Stuart A. Berman*
David G. Black Jr.
Marvin and Laura Bolotsky
Malcolm A. Borg
Michael Boyd
BP Foundation, Inc.
J. Ernest and Rebecca Breeding Jr.*
Deborah E. Brown
Hannes and Mary Ann Brueckner*
Douglas P. Brusa*
Steven C. Cande*
Tom Carroll
Paul Charbonnet
Brian Christein
Louis Cizek, Jr.
Jonathan E. Cohen and Cynthia L. Cohen
John and Sigrid Colgan
David A. Conant*
Kathleen Smyth Cook
David W. Cooke*
George L. De Coster*
Yvette Delabarre De Felice
Peter B. deMenocal*
James J. Diorio
Krunoslav Draganovic*
Thomas E. Eastler*
Gordon  P. Eaton*
Stephen L. and Carole A. Eittreim*
Robert A. Esser
Rodger T. and Carol E. Faill*
John A. Farre*
JoAnn Fawcett
Myron H. Fliegel*
Eric and Rosemary Free
Hubert and Jean Gabrielse*
Edward A. Garvey*
Alice H. Gerard
Hans and Gloria Gesell
Nathan D. Goldberg
Goldman, Sachs & Company
Lisa L. Gordon
Ronald I. Greenberg
Paul J. and Muriel S. Grim*
Robert Gustafson
Douglas E. Hammond*
Timothy B. Harwood*
Lisa Hawkins*
David and Ellan Heit
Hans J. Holland*
Royal Jay Holly
Lawrence L. Hope*
Kenneth W. Hudnut and Dana J. Coyle*
Joseph P. D. Hull Jr.*
IBM International Foundation
J.P. Morgan Chase Foundation
Robert D. Jacobi*
Whitney and Fred Keen
Yaseen Khan
George W. Kipphut*
Emily Klein and Nicholas L. Bogen*
M. Dean Kleinkopf*
Amando and Eleanor Langella
Leo F. Laporte*
Julius and Hermine Levine
Robert C. and Barbara N. Liebermann*
Donald W. Lovejoy*
James D. Lowell*
William J. and Olga V. Ludwig*
Robert A. and Marcia D. Lupton*
Ntungwa and Arnetia Maasha*
Marvin H. Malater
Maurice Malin
Arlene T.  Marin
Glenna Marra
Arthur F. and Annette V. McGarr*
Estelle K. Meislich
Regina M. Mendez*
Donald S. Miller*
Sylvia Miller
David Moelling
Martin W. Molloy*
Gregory S. and Carol S. Mountain*
Russell Muller
Urania N. Mylonas
Lawrence D. and Ursula Neuman*
Herbert F. and Teruko S. Neuwalder
Linnea R. Norby
Suzanne B. O’Connell and Thomas A. Christopher*
Thomas F. O’Connell
Calder Nelson Orr
Lily Low Parshall*
Michael J. and Nancy R. Passow*
Pearson Education
Michael R. and Renee Perfit*
Walter and Diana Perog
Ran Qin*
Richard C. and Denise Quittmeyer*
Phyllis C. Rabinowitz
Emma Clare Rainforth*
Michael and Martine Rawson*
Carol A. Raymond*
Frank Revetta
Michael R. Rodman and Lorraine Banyra*
Francis J. and Judith M. Rodriguez
William D. Romaine
William F. and Virginia C. Ruddiman*
Rita T. Salemo
Constance A. Sancetta*
Lester and Joan Saporta
Marc L. Sbar*
Daniel J. Schnaidt and Cynthia Tucker
Anne M. Schneider
Robert C. Schneider and Regina M. Mullahy
Chandresh Shah
Michaela D. Shank
Samuel L. Shapiro
David W. and Patricia Simpson*
John H. Sindt*
Edgar W.  Spencer*
Philip Staropoli
Oscar and Amy Strongin*
Yongjun Su and Xiong Wen*
Lisa Tauxe and Hubert Staudigel*
The Retired Men’s Association
Wayne C. and Barbara A. Thoen
Don and Mary Tobin*
Raleigh and Catherine Tozer*
John J. Traynor, Jr.
Stacey L. Vassallo*
Valerie Vivian
Christopher D. and Jane Walker*
Richard Wallace and Joyce O’Dowd Wallace*
Xuejin Wang and Lingqiao Ying Ma*
Robert Went
Paul Wessel*
Thomas and Barbara Wick
William and Shirley Wilcox*
Stephen and Debbie Wilkowski
Arthur Winoker
Bill Worzel*
Youxue Zhang*
Yuechen Zhao*
Seymour and Audrey Zubkoff
David R. Zylberberg*

(*) indicates current or past Lamont-Doherty affiliation

We have made every effort to ensure this listing of contributors is complete, and we apologize for any errors or omissions.  To report corrections, please email staceyv@LDEO.columbia.edu.