The Fort Worth Museum of Science and History is grateful to the following individuals, corporations, and foundations for their generous support in 2016.

$1,000,000 and Above

Amon G. Carter Foundation

Kleinheinz Family Endowment for the Arts and Education

Estate of Mariann W. Lyon

Leo Potishman Foundation 

$250,000 - $999,999

The Burnett Foundation

Dr. and Mrs. Steffen E. Palko

Sid W. Richardson Foundation

$100,000 - $249,999


The Paul E. Andrews, Jr. Foundation

A gift in memory of Cynthia A. Hammett from her husband Richard A. Russack

Web Maddox Trust

Mary Potishman Lard Charitable Trust

$50,000 - $99,999

American Airlines

Atmos Energy

Anne T. & Robert M. Bass Foundation

Mr. and Mrs. Lee M. Bass

Fort Worth Star-Telegram

Mr. and Mrs. John L. Marion

The Morris Foundation

Mr. and Mrs. William E. Rosenthal

$25,000 - $49,999

Bank of America

Mr. Edward P. Bass

T. J. Brown and C. A. Lupton Foundation, Inc.

Colonial Country Club Charitable Fund

J.E.S. Edwards Foundation

ExxonMobil Foundation

Fort Worth Business

G. R. White Trust

HEB Grocery Company LP

Primrose Schools

JPMorgan Chase & Co.

Carl B. and Florence E. King Foundation

Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company

The Lowe Foundation

The Miles Foundation

Mr. and Mrs. Robert L. Patton, Jr.

Mr. and Mrs. William D. Pollard

Mrs. Jane Rector

Mr. and Mrs. J. Andy Thompson

$10,000 - $24,999

Alcon Foundation

Bank of Texas

Mr. and Mrs. Robert M. Bass

Mr. Sid R. Bass

Gregory A. and Laura E. Bird Foundation

BNSF Railway Company

Mr. and Mrs. Orlando P. Carvalho

Communities Foundation of Texas

Ms. Virginia C. Dorman

James & Dorothy Doss Foundation

Fort Worth Convention & Visitors Bureau

Mr. and Mrs. Lonnie L. Goolsby, Jr.

Mr. and Mrs. Roger L. Harris


IBM Corporation

L & M Charitable Foundation, Inc.

Nicholas and Louella Martin Charitable Fund of the North Texas Community Foundation

Mr. and Mrs. John David Moritz

Mouser Electronics, Inc.

Mr. and Mrs. John H. Pinkerton

The Cleaves and Mae Rhea Foundation

Mr. and Mrs. Van A. Romans

Mr. and Mrs. John A. Ryan

Mr. and Mrs. Richard C. Schaffer, Jr.

William E. Scott Foundation

Frances C. and William P. Smallwood Foundation

Southwest Bank

TTI, Inc.

Wells Fargo Bank

Winstead PC

XTO Energy Inc.

$5,000 - $9,999

Amon Carter Museum of American Art


Bank of America Charitable Foundation

BBVA Compass Bank

The Beasley Foundation

Bennett Benner Partners

Mr. and Mrs. Rob Blakeney

Ms. Judy Carter and Mr. Donny Brooks

Mr. and Mrs. Tom D. Chambers

Mr. and Mrs. Brian Crumley

Mr. and Mrs. John H. Dean III

Mr. Cass O. Edwards III and Mr. Robb Schroeder

Fidelity Investments

Ms. Carolyn W. Fierer

Fort Worth Weekly


William M. Fuller Foundation

Mr. and Mrs. David M. Grimes II

Mrs. Genie Guynn

Mr. and Mrs. Mark L. Hart III

Michelle and Reagan Horton

Mr. and Mrs. Dee J. Kelly, Jr.

Kelly Hart & Hallman LLP

Mr. Robert M. Lansford

Lockheed Martin AERO Club

Luther King Capital Management

Maker Education Initiative

Marriott International

McDonald Sanders Law Firm

Mr. and Mrs. Mike McColm

Molyneaux Charitable Foundation

Mr. and Mrs. Charles B. Moncrief

Once Upon A Time…

Mr. and Mrs. Michael K. Parks

Radiology Associates

Regent Services

Mr. and Mrs. Randy W. Rodgers

Mr. and Mrs. Stephen L. Tatum

Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Foundation

Mr. and Mrs. R. W. Tillerson

Mr. and Mrs. Scott Tindall

U.S. Trust- Bank of America Private Wealth Management

Mr. Vaughn O. Vennerberg II

$2,500 - $4,999


Mr. and Mrs. W. M. Birk

Mr. and Mrs. David J. Drez III

Mr. and Mrs. James R. Dunaway, Jr.

Event Network, Inc.

Burns & McDonnell Foundation

Fash Foundation

Garvey Texas Foundation

Priscilla and John M. Geesbreght

Mr. and Mrs. John J. Hernandez

Mr. and Mrs. Dwight D. Horton

Mr. and Mrs. Bennibi Lao

Mr. John Molyneaux and Ms. Kay West

Mr. and Mrs. Maxim Pekarev

Northrop Grumman Corporation

Pier 1 Imports

Dr. and Mrs. Brian D. Ranelle

Arch and Stella Rowan Foundation

Dr. and Mrs. Edward M. Sankary

University Car Wash

3D Systems


A special thank you to our official airline and hotel sponsors:


The Museum is grateful for the following corporations for their generous in-kind support:

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The Fort Worth Museum of Science and History depends, in part, on the support of the Fort Worth community to advance its mission, meet its annual operating goals, and continue to offer engaging educational programming, present and develop special exhibits, and serve as a community partner and learning resource.

Thanks to the generosity of the above listed individuals, corporations, and foundations, the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History is sparking the interests and imaginations of the next generation of inventors, innovators, and imagineers.

There are nearly infinite ways to support the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History.  If you or your company are interested in exploring opportunities or making a contribution or grant, please contact the Development Department at 817-255-9367.

Fun Fact
The Museum's Noble Planetarium was the first planetarium to be named after a female astronomer, Charlie Mary Noble, a Fort Worth educator of math and astronomy.

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