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GIVING CIRCLESMembers of PPIC’s Donor Circle and Corporate Circle are a diverse, engaged, and informed community of stakeholders.

Donor Circle
CALIFORNIA CIRCLE – $100,000+
Arjay Miller higher ed icon statewide survey icon
The California Endowment
David and Susan Coulter
The Dirk and Charlene Kabcenell Foundation
Donald Bren Foundation
Frances and Arjay Miller
The James Irvine Foundation
Jim and Becky Morgan water drop bullet
John A. and Cynthia Fry Gunn
John and Louise Bryson
Laural Foundation water drop bullet
Pacific Life Foundation
Raymond and Elsa Watson
Richard J. Riordan
Rosenberg Ach Foundation water drop bullet
S. D. Bechtel, Jr. Foundation water drop bullet
Tom and Marilyn Sutton higher ed icon
TomKat Foundation water drop bullet
Walter B. Hewlett
William R. Hewlett

CALIFORNIA GRIZZLY CIRCLE – $10,000-$24,999
Colleen and Robert D. Haas water drop bullet
Nick Graves water drop bullet
Walter B. Hewlett

BIG SUR CIRCLE – $5,000-$9,999
David and Marianna Fisher
Don and Joan Beall
Gerald L. Parsky
Mark Baldassare and Cheryl Katz

JOSHUA TREE CIRCLE – $2,500-$4,999
Gary Hart
Leon and Sylvia Panetta

GOLDEN GATE BRIDGE CIRCLE – $1,000-$2,499
Abby Cook and Ali Mirza
Ann Notthoff and Dwight Holing statewide survey icon
California State University, Fresno, Dr. Joseph I. Castro higher ed icon
Chet and Laura Hewitt
Cindy and Don Scherer
Celeste Cantú and Dr. Barry Stampfl water drop bullet
Frances Spivy-Weber and Michael Weber water drop bullet
Fritz Hitchcock and Nikki Nichols higher ed icon
Kim Belshé statewide survey icon
Larry and Kate Weston
Linda Griego
Mas and Marcy Masumoto
Michael and Susan Kahn
Ophelia Basgal and Gary Fitschen
Paul Rosenstiel and Jan Masaoka
Phil and Marilyn Isenberg
Richard Rosenberg
Steve and Melva Arditti

CALIFORNIA POPPY CIRCLE – $500 TO $999
Charles Salocks and Susan Knadle-Salocks
David and Susan Post
David Lyon and Joan Talbert
Diana and Dan Dooley water drop bullet
Leonard and Christine Mendonca
Lester Snow water drop bullet
Patrick Murphy and Gayle Ravenscroft
Richard Epstein and Gwendolyn Doebbert

CALIFORNIA QUAIL CIRCLE – $250 TO $499
Barbara Davis-Lyman
David and Donna Neumark
Emmy Cattani and Robert Stevenson water drop bullet
F. Thomas Biglione water drop bullet
Nancy Englander, in memory of Harold Williams
Ruben Barrales
Vernon Crowder water drop bullet
William T. Bagley
The Weiss Group

ADDITIONAL SUPPORTERS INCLUDE –
Andrew Hattori
Emily Morton higher ed icon
Diane Filippi
Jean and Gary Pokorny
Jon and Trish Johnson
John Armstrong water drop bullet
Judith and Robert Maben water drop bullet
Katharine and David Greenbaum
Lauren Steely water drop bullet
Lisa Cole
María Blanco
Michael A. Sommer, M.D.
Michael Warburton water drop bullet
Mike and Kathryn Lewis
Norman D. Johns, Ph.D. water drop bullet
Quinn and Angelo King
Sarah Drobshoff
Serina Correa

Corporate Circle
California Business Roundtable
California Correctional Peace Officers Association
California-Nevada Section, American Water Works Association water drop bullet
Dignity Health
Edison International
Hamilton, Rabinovitz & Associates, Inc.
Provost & Pritchard Consulting Group water drop bullet
The Walt Disney Company
Western Governors University higher ed icon
Western States Petroleum Association
Yuba Water Agency water drop bullet


GRANTS
PPIC receives generous grant support from a diverse group of California and national foundations as well as local, state, and federal agencies.

Anthony Vineyards water drop bullet
Arjay and Frances F. Miller Foundation statewide survey icon
Arnold Ventures
Babbit Center for Land and Water Policy at the Lincoln Institute water drop bullet
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation higher ed icon
Blue Diamond Growers water drop bullet
Booth Ranches water drop bullet
Borba Farms water drop bullet
Bowles Farming Company water drop bullet
California Acceleration Project higher ed icon
California Community Foundation
The California Endowment
California Health Care Foundation
California Water Service water drop bullet
The California Wellness Foundation
College Futures Foundation higher ed icon
Conrad N. Hilton Foundation
The David and Lucile Packard Foundation statewide survey icon
ECMC Foundation higher ed icon
Evelyn and Walter Haas, Jr. Fund higher ed icon
Farming D water drop bullet
Flora Family Foundation statewide survey icon
Institute of Education Sciences, US Department of Education
The James Irvine Foundation higher ed icon statewide survey icon
Maricopa Orchards, LLC water drop bullet
Netafim water drop bullet
Research Collaborative Fund at New Venture Fund (Research Collaborative Fund is funded by the Democracy Fund, Ford Foundation, and Wellspring Philanthropic Fund)
S. D. Bechtel, Jr. Foundation water drop bullet
Silicon Valley Community Foundation
The Sobrato Family Foundation
The Spencer Foundation higher ed icon
Stuart Foundation
Sunlight Giving
Swiim System water drop bullet
US Department of Agriculture water drop bullet
Water Foundation water drop bullet
Western Growers water drop bullet
William T. Grant Foundation higher ed icon
The Wonderful Company water drop bullet
Woolf Farming and Processing water drop bullet


SPONSORSHIPS
A wide range of organizations—including corporations, nonprofits, utilities, and family foundations—support special PPIC events and projects.

PPIC Speaker Series on California’s Future
Support for this high-profile event series helps PPIC raise public awareness and encourage dialogue about building a better future for the state. Sponsors of our 2019 series include:

Applied Materials Foundation
Arjay and Frances F. Miller Foundation
Bank of America
Blue Shield of California
The California Endowment
California Health Care Foundation
College Futures Foundation
The David and Lucile Packard Foundation
ECMC Foundation
Edison International
First 5 LA
The James Irvine Foundation
Kaiser Permanente
Lucas Public Affairs
McKinsey & Company
MUFG Union Bank
NextEra Energy Resources
Nielsen Merksamer Parrinello Gross & Leoni LLP
The San Francisco Foundation
Sierra Health Foundation
Silicon Valley Community Foundation
Stuart Foundation
The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation
PPIC Corporate Circle
PPIC Donor Circle

Annual Support of the PPIC Water Policy Center
Annual support of the water center provides critical resources that significantly increase our ability to respond strategically and thoughtfully to the state’s rapidly changing water policy environment. Annual sponsors include:

Almond Board of California water drop bullet
Association of California Water Agencies water drop bullet
Blue Diamond Growers water drop bullet
California American Water water drop bullet
California Association of Sanitation Agencies water drop bullet
California Trout water drop bullet
California Urban Water Agencies water drop bullet
California Water Service water drop bullet
The Dirk and Charlene Kabcenell Foundation water drop bullet
Driscoll’s water drop bullet
Environmental Defense Fund water drop bullet
Friant Water Authority water drop bullet
Golden State Water Company water drop bullet
Irvine Ranch Water District water drop bullet
Metropolitan Water District of Southern California water drop bullet
Mojave Water Agency water drop bullet
Moulton Niguel Water District water drop bullet
The Nature Conservancy water drop bullet
Northern California Water Association water drop bullet
Rural County Representatives of California water drop bullet
S. D. Bechtel, Jr. Foundation water drop bullet
San Diego County Water Authority water drop bullet
San Diego Foundation water drop bullet
San Francisco Public Utilities Commission water drop bullet
Santa Ana Watershed Project Authority water drop bullet
State Water Contractors water drop bullet
Sustainable Conservation water drop bullet
Walton Family Foundation water drop bullet
Water Foundation water drop bullet
Western Growers water drop bullet
Western United Dairies water drop bullet
The Wonderful Company water drop bullet

higher ed icon Supporter of the PPIC Higher Education Center
statewide survey icon Supporter of the PPIC Statewide Survey
water drop bullet Supporter of the PPIC Water Policy Center

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