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Our Funders

Many Thanks To Our Foundation & Government Funders

Foundations and government agencies provide major support for California Humanities. These distinguished donors enable us to present insightful, engaging humanities experiences and programs that serve the cultural and educational needs of Californians.

The following institutions are leaders in supporting California Humanities:

  • National Endowment for the Humanities 

  • The State of California through the California State Library

  • California Arts Council
  • Walter & Elise Haas Fund
  • The Virginia and Alfred Harrell Foundation
  • The Hearst Foundations
  • The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation
  • Knight Foundation Fund
  • Levan Center for the Humanities
  • The McConnell Foundation
  • Andrew W. Mellon Foundation
  • Microsoft
  • National Endowment for the Arts
  • Nordson Corporation Foundation
  • Panta Rhea Foundation
  • Parker Foundation
  • The Silver Giving Foundation
  • Stuart Foundation
  • Wells Fargo Foundation

In Kind Donations

  • Center for California Studies
  • Los Angeles Public Library, Central Library
  • Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
  • Sony Pictures
  • WestEd