We are grateful to the following individuals, businesses and foundations for their annual operating support received July 1, 2020—June 30, 2021.

Please note, this list does not include capital investments to The CommonSpark campaign. Those gifts will be publicly acknowledged at the end of the campaign.


Carnegie Circle: Connector ($5,000-$9,999)

Rosanne Brandt
Jenny Campbell
Jean and Gene Cochrane
Cynthia and Hal Curry
Vicki and Porter Durham
Heather and Tom Finke
Katie and Mike James
Florence and Edward Kim
Gina and Tom Lawrence
Leslie Kiliper and Thomas Lucas
Anne Madden
Sally and Russell Robinson

Carnegie Circle: Director ($2,500-$4,999)

Jennifer and Wayne Appleby
Mary and Charles Bowman
Katie and Mark Caldwell
Lee Cornwell
Frederick Cruickshank
Susan Daughtridge
Jessica Dienna
Sarah and Ryan Dodd
Betsy Fleming and Ed Weisiger
Tom Forshaw
Selena and Thomas Giovannelli
Andrea and Todd Griffith
Mozelle Griffith
Lise and Travis Hain
Melva Hanna
Meredith and John Heimburger
Allison Hoffman
Kay and Jack Lane
Ann and David Levine
Julie Lerner Levine and Howard Levine
Julianne Marley
Joan Martin and Pat Burgess
Alessandro Morante
Eleanor Morris
Katie and Walker Morris
Jolie Short
Judith and Gary Toman

Carnegie Circle: Member ($1,000-$2,499)

Anonymous (2)
Chris and Jack Ahearn
Julia Austen
Mary Barry
Jennifer Bennett and Doug Mays
Suzanne and Louis Bledsoe
Lee and Alan Blumenthal
Gay Boswell
Marcia and Tate Bowers
Lisa and David Boyle
Linda Bradley
Barbara and Twig Branch
Clare and David Browning
Carver and Doug Buchanan
Roxolana Buckle
Martha Burtis
Dudley and Curtis Carlson
Gina and Herb Clegg
Martha Cochrane
Serena and Kieth Cockrell
Jane and David Conlan
Melissa Cornwell and Brad Christmann
Cynthia and Hal Curry
Tracy Curtis and Andrew Plepler
Carol Dabbs
Andy Dews
Jill Dinwiddie* and Bernie Hargadon*
Miriam Dixon
Pepper Dowd
Barbara and Wayne Ellis
Martha and Eric Eubank
Lisa Farley
Ashley Hudler and Jenni Gaisbauer
Tom Gibbs
Mary Ann Grace
Jennifer and Doug Green
Charles and Carol Greenwald
Molly and Robert Griffin
Caroline and Robert Hammock
Tara Harris
Kristina and Thomas Hoops
Martha Hutson
Leslie Johnson
Bill Keenan
Garrell and Lee Keesler
Virginia Kemp
Royce and William Kimbrough
Yen Duong and Mark Krasniewski
Gloria and Harry Lerner
Jennifer and Ross Levin
Margaret Leydic-Boyd
Nancy Loftin
Michelle Maidt
Bill Marchant
Leslie and Michael Marsicano
Yvonne and Richard McCracken
Devlin McNeil and Aimee Nichols
Megan Miranda
Caitlin and Jeff Moen
Linda Mundle
Anna and Thomas Nelson
Christina O’Donnell and John McConville
Eydie and Blake Okland
Mildred and Bailey Patrick
Susan Patterson and George Tyree
John Pickett
Elizabeth and Rodney Pitts & Betsy Bryan and Michael Mandl
Eleanor Raispis
Anne and Matthew Rankowitz
Betty Chafin Rash
Jane and Milburn Ratteree
Kathy Reichs
Clyda and George Rent
Marsha Rich
Sarah Rose
Sue and Bob Rusevlyan
Karen and John Ryan
Ann and Blaine Sanders
Sharon and Walter Sanders
Sallie Scarborough
Leigh Luter Schell
Bernadine Scholtz
Ishani and Kartik Shah
Caroline and Robert Sink
Marty and James Stenhouse
Kirsten Baldwin and Justin Steinschriber
Deborah Stewart
Elizabeth and Michael Sweeney
Rebecca and Ruffin Tanner
Ann and Tom Temple
Kathryn and Mark Thompson
Will Thomson
Tamara Tituss and Lane Jacobs
Anne and John Tonissen
Bryant Tran
Ashley and Joel Turner
LouAnn and Scott Vaughn
Teleia and Adam White
Barbara and James Wilkerson
Marylyn and Edwin Williams
Electra Wolfe
Lauren and Clay Woodruff
Edith and Landon Wyatt


Businesses and Foundations

Carnegie Circle: Visionary ($100,000+)

The Merancas Foundation

Carnegie Circle: Visionary ($50,000+)

Bank of America

Carnegie Circle: Innovator ($10,000-$49,999)

Bank of America
The Duke Endowment
Duke Energy Foundation
Matthews Library Endowment
University City Partners
Vanguard Group Foundation

Carnegie Circle: Connector ($5,000-$9,999)

Ally Bank
Alpha and Omega Foundation
Brighthouse Financial, Inc.
The Cannon Charitable Interests
C.D. Spangler Foundation
Clark Nexsen Foundation
Foundation For The Carolinas
Novant Health
PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP
Publix Super Markets Charities
SouthPark Magazine
WFAE 90.7

Carnegie Circle: Director ($2,500-$4,999)

Brown Brothers Harriman
Gambrell Foundation
Kelso Communications
King & Spalding
Loftin & Co. Printers
Neighboring Concepts PLLC
Norsan Media
Todd Murphy Events

Carnegie Circle: Member ($1,000-$2,499)

Eddie and Joe Allison Smith Family Foundation
John S. and James L. Knight Foundation
L. Britton & Q. Manning Fogan Family Fund
Old Well Partners