Our Donors

Your Impact

Gifts to the Museum directly support science learning by funding our most essential operations needs.

We’d like to thank our annual donors who support special projects and contribute over $600,000 annually to help make the Museum the vibrant learning environment you enjoy! Without the public support of Durham County, the State of North Carolina, and the generosity of these donors, the cost of Museum admission would be more than 40% higher per person! Donor support truly makes a difference.


Business and Foundation Donors

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$250,000+

North Carolina GlaxoSmithKline Foundation
The Oak Foundation


$100,000+

Anonymous (2)
A.J. Fletcher Foundation
F.M. Kirby Foundation
Biogen Idec Foundation
BlueCross BlueShield of North Carolina
The Jandy Ammons Foundation


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$50,000+

BASF
The Cannon Foundation
Duke Energy Foundation
E.A. Morris Charitable Foundation
SunTrust
Yelp


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$25,000+

GlaxoSmithKline


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$10,000+

Anonymous
Bayer CropScience
BIN Charitable Foundation, Inc. 
City of Durham
C.M. Herndon Foundation
Corning Inc. Foundation
EMC
Live Oak Foundation
Merck Company Foundation
Quintiles
The Snyderman Fund
United Therapeutics Corporation


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$5,000+

Bertsch Family Charitable Foundation, Inc. 
Biogen Idec
IBM
Kids 'N Community Foundation
Parker & Otis
RTI International
Silverback Foundation
Southern Harvest


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$2,500+

Anonymous
All About Beer Magazine
BB&T
Duke University, Office of Durham and Regional Affairs
Durham Coca-Cola Bottling Company
Freudenburg IT
James and Mildred Wilkinson Charitable Trust
LORD Corporation
Merck, Sharp & Dohme
Nordstrom
Romeo, Wiggins & Company, LLP
Sports Endeavors, Inc.
Syngenta Biotechnology


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$1,000+

3C Institute
ABC 11 Eyewitness News
Barristers and Brewers, LLC
BB&T Insurance Service – RTP Region
bioMerieux
Blackwell Street Management Company
Bordeaux Construction Company, Inc.
Brame Specialty Co.
C.T. Wilson Construction Co. Inc.
Carolina Meadows
Carolyn W. and Charles T. Beaird Family Foundation
Cato Research Ltd.
Comfort Engineers, Inc.
Duke Energy
Duke Pediatric Dentistry
Duke University – Nijhout Lab
Exhchange Club of Greater Durham
GE Aviation – Durham Engine Facility
Grant H. Service, DDS
GRIFOLS
Harris Beverage, LLC  
Hill, Chesson & Woody
Jani-King
Julian Price Family Foundation
Measurement Incorporated
MetaMetrics, Inc.
SAS Institute, Inc.
The Walmart Foundation
Triangle Brewing Company
Triangle Orthopaedic Associates, P.A.
Vision Financial Federal Credit Union
Wake County New Vehicle Dealers Association, Inc.


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$500+

Animal Eye Care
Big Frog Custom T-Shirts
Cherry Bekaert, LLP
Chez Moi Bakery
Clean Green
Cree, Inc.
Edgewood Properties LLC
Event Espresso Catering
Fair Game Beverage Co.
Fullsteam Brewery
Kosta Browne Winery

Kroger Mid-Atlantic
The Land Tradition
The Little Dipper
Moore & Van Allen, PLLC
Novozymes
Old Milburnie Farms, LLC
Olive & Olive, P.A.
Party Reflections
Ponysaurus Brewing

Raleigh Brewing Company
Snyder Watchorn Foundation, Inc.
Stewart Engineering
Teer Associates
Tenax Biotherapeutics  
Williams Mullen


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$300+

Alamance Public Libraries
Alley Twenty Six
Bull City Ciderworks
Carolina House
Central North Carolina Mineral Club
Communities in Schools – Chatham County
Cocoa Cinnamon
Easter Seals Disability Services
Foothills Brewing
Foushee Electric
Haven House Services
Leaf and Limb Tree Service
Mt. Olive Pickle Company
Murdoch Center 
Mystery Brewing Company
Pine Valley and Bowling Green School
Pour Bar Services
Small Ruminant and Camelid Mobile Vet Services
Tempeh Girl
Two Chicks Farm

The Winston-Salem Foundation
Wright School

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Matching Gift Companies

Alliance Data Bank of America
BD Biosciences
Biogen Idec
Cisco
Eaton Corporation
GlaxoSmithKline
Honeywell International
IBM Lilly Endowment
McKesson
Merck
Merge Records
Pfizer
Red Hat
SunTrust
Takeda
Teleflex
Thomson Reuters
VMware

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