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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 statewide survey icon water drop bullet
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

Redwood CIRCLE – $25,000 TO $49,999
John S. Osterweis water drop bullet
Laural Foundation water drop bullet
Morgan Family Foundation water drop bullet
The Watson Family, in memory of Ray and Elsa Watson

CALIFORNIA GRIZZLY CIRCLE – $10,000 TO $24,999
Colleen and Robert D. Haas water drop bullet
Gary and Delores Arabian water drop bullet

BIG SUR CIRCLE – $5,000 TO $9,999
Beall Family Foundation
Cheryl Chang via employer
David and Marianna Fisher
Joanne C. Kozberg
Mas and Marcy Masumoto water drop bullet
Shepard and Melissa Harris water drop bullet

JOSHUA TREE CIRCLE – $2,500 TO $4,999
Celeste Cantú water drop bullet
Karen Skelton and Jeffrey Barbour
Kim Polese
Mark Baldassare and Cheryl Katz
Michael Leo Weber and Frances Spivy-Weber water drop bullet

GOLDEN GATE BRIDGE CIRCLE – $1,000 TO $2,499
Abby Cook and Ali Mirza
Barbara and Richard Rosenberg
Cynthia J. and Donnell A. Scherer
Gaddi and Elaine Vasquez higher ed icon statewide survey icon
Hans Peter Johnson
Lloyd and Caroline de Llamas
Ophelia Basgal
Pat Callahan water drop bullet
Paul Rosenstiel and Jan Masaoka
Phil and Marilyn Isenberg
Steve and Melva Arditti
Stuart and Lisa Woolf water drop bullet
Susan and Michael Kahn
UCI School of Education higher ed icon

CALIFORNIA POPPY CIRCLE – $500 TO $999
A. Marisa Chun
Agricultural Council of California water drop bullet
Ann Notthoff and Dwight Holing statewide survey icon
Ashley Boren and Dan Purtell water drop bullet
California Hotel and Lodging Association
Campaign for College Opportunity higher ed icon
David and Susan Post
Diana and Dan Dooley
Drs. Kate and Larry Weston higher ed icon
The Gonzalez Family
John Harris, Harris Farms water drop bullet
Kathleen Cole, K Cole Policy Advisors water drop bullet
Kim Belshe statewide survey icon
Laurie Vender and Stephen Halper
Lenny and Christine Mendonca
Maria Blanco
Mary G. F. Bitterman
Robin and Neil Kramer
Thomas Epstein higher ed icon

CALIFORNIA QUAIL CIRCLE – $250 TO $499
Ball/Frost Group LLC
Barbara Davis-Lyman
Breninger Consulting, David Breninger
Bryce Weldon Lundberg water drop bullet
Don and Beth Abbott
Donna and David Neumark
Dr. Gregory Gartrell and Dr. Mary E. Eichbauer water drop bullet
Emmy Cattani water drop bullet
Gary and Jean Pokorny
F. Thomas Biglione water drop bullet
Joe Boyd
John Malone
Michael Patrick George water drop bullet
Robert E. Obana
Robert W. Naylor
Sargeant J. Green water drop bullet
Silvern-Meister Family Fund
Ted Trimble, Western Canal Water District water drop bullet

ADDITIONAL SUPPORTERS INCLUDE –
Abdi Soltani and Grace Kong
Amy Steinfeld
Andrew T. Chesley
Anjanette Shadley water drop bullet
Anne Dawson water drop bullet
Anthony Navasero water drop bullet
Athena Brekke
B. Anatole Falagan water drop bullet
Barbara Cady statewide survey icon
Beth and Tait Elder
Bonnie Cornwall and Mitch Culliver
Carol Enns and Don Nikkel
Catherine T. Weber
CDS Consulting
Charlotte Weizer Joseph higher ed icon
Choongkee Seong
Cynthia Amador Diaz
Danenberg DVC sociology classes higher ed icon
Donald and Beverly Gerth higher ed icon
Donald and Gloria Yost
Douglas Cooper
Dr. Sharon E. Benes water drop bullet
Earl W. Phillips, Jr. USN (Ret.)
Elisa and Larry Gerston
Elizabeth Kean higher ed icon
Ellen Wheeler
Emily Loeschinger and Jake Stenger
Emily Wheatley
Guy and Julie Marlow
Hannah Noonan
HR Dowden & Associates
Jacquolyn Duerr
Jane Liang and William Au
Jay Elder water drop bullet
Jennifer Sanchez higher ed icon
Judith and Robert Maben water drop bullet
Karl Libsch
Katharine Greenbaum
Kelly and Ruben Barrales
Kenra Bragonier and L. Don Bragonier
Kerri Kisko
Kurt Schwabe water drop bullet
Larry Polodsky, MD higher ed icon
Laura Peters
Lauren Steely water drop bullet
Lisa Cole and Nima Rezainia
Margi Park-Landau higher ed icon statewide survey icon
Mark Hill higher ed icon
Meghan Hertel water drop bullet
Michael and Yong Maa higher ed icon
Michael Koltnow
Michael Sommer
Mick Klasson water drop bullet
Mike and Kathryn Lewis
Mozey Tehrani and Jan Moseley
Pete Martineau water drop bullet
Peter Fiske water drop bullet
Quinn and Angelo King
Richard M. Frank water drop bullet
Robert Kimberling water drop bullet
Roberta and Stephen L. Gould
Rosanna Herber
Stephanie and Randy Budde higher ed icon
Stephen Lubin
Tommy, Laura and Jeremiah Freeman higher ed icon statewide survey icon water drop bullet
Vernon Crowder water drop bullet
Vida Tehrani
William Au and Jian-Hua Liang higher ed icon

Corporate Circle
Abt Associates statewide survey icon
Blue Diamond Growers water drop bullet
California Biotechnology Foundation
California Business Roundtable
California Correctional Peace Officers Association
California Teachers Association
California Water Association water drop bullet
Corporate Directors Roundtable of Orange County
Edison International
Hamilton, Rabinovitz & Associates, Inc.
SKK Developments
The Walt Disney Company
Walter & Elise Haas Fund
Western Riverside Council of Governments
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
Babbitt Center for Land and Water Policy at the Lincoln Institute water drop bullet
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation higher ed icon
Booth Ranches water drop bullet
Borba Farms water drop bullet
California Community Foundation
The California Endowment
California Health Care Foundation
The California Strategic Growth Council’s (SGC) Climate Change Research Program (CCR) water drop bullet
California Water Service water drop bullet
College Futures Foundation higher ed icon
Conrad N. Hilton Foundation
Craig Newmark Philanthropies
The David and Lucile Packard Foundation statewide survey icon
The Dirk and Charlene Kabcenell Foundation statewide survey icon
ECMC Foundation higher ed icon
Farming D water drop bullet
The James Irvine Foundation higher ed icon statewide survey icon
Maricopa Orchards water drop bullet
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) water drop bullet
S. D. Bechtel, Jr. Foundation water drop bullet
Sobrato Family Foundation statewide survey icon
The Spencer Foundation higher ed icon
Stuart Foundation statewide survey icon
Sunlight Giving
Water Foundation water drop bullet
Water Funder Initiative Water Campaign 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 2021 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
ECMC Foundation
Edison International
The James Irvine Foundation
Kaiser Permanente
Lucas Public Affairs
May & Stanley Smith Charitable Trust
NextEra Energy Resources
Nielsen Merksamer Parrinello Gross & Leoni LLP
Pacific Life Foundation
PhRMA
The San Francisco Foundation
Sierra Health Foundation
Skelton Strategies
Stuart Foundation
Wells Fargo
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
Bowles Farming Company 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
Farming D water drop bullet
Irvine Ranch Water District water drop bullet
Maricopa Orchards water drop bullet
Metropolitan Water District of Southern California water drop bullet
Mojave Water Agency water drop bullet
Morgan Family Foundation 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 Francisco Public Utilities Commission water drop bullet
San Luis & Delta-Mendota Water Authority 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
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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