Our Community Sponsors

Become a Community Sponsor

Become a 2024 Community Sponsor Event Host and showcase your corporate citizenship while achieving a broad range of marketing objectives. Community Sponsorships support Kidzu Children’s Museum year-round by sponsoring events. Successful events amplify our ability to inspire children and the adults in their lives to learn through creative play. Community Sponsorships provide direct support to allow events to flourish, helping Kidzu deliver its mission to a growing audience while showcasing your commitment to community engagement. By becoming an Event Host, you will not only contribute to the sustainability of our museum, but also play a vital role in shaping the future of our children.

For more information, contact Andrea Gatt at andrea@kidzuchildrensmuseum.org or call (919) 933-1455

Thank You to our 2016 – 2023 Donors

Kidzu is generously sponsored by The Michael & Amy Tiemann Family in honor of Grannie Annie

$250,000 +

The Oak Foundation

Madison Marquette

$100,000 – 249,000

The Grable Foundation

The Nicholson Foundation

$50,000 – 99,999

William R. Kenan, Jr. Charitable Trust

State of N.C. Department of Natural and Cultural Resources

$25,000 – 49,999

Town of Chapel Hill

Lisa & David Price

North Carolina GlaxoSmithKline Foundation

Bryson Foundation Limited

Orange County Partnership for Young Children

$10,000 – 24,999

Michael and Laura Brader-Araje Foundation
Bill & Lorna Chafe
Stacey & Mark Yusko
Betsy & Walter Bennett
Burt’s Bee Greater Good Foundation
Duke Energy Foundation
Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina
The Jackson Family
Robboy AssociatesPhilanthropic Fund of the Jewish Community Fund
James & Florence Peacock
Richard & Joanne Fox
Robert & Christina Jackson

$5,000 – 9,999

Annelise & Scott Hardin
D.R. & Frances Bryan
Rickie Lee Eatherly
Cisco Foundation
Wells Fargo Foundation
Whole Foods Market
Strowd Roses Inc
Tom & Susan Ross
Youth Forward
The Mary Duke Biddle Foundation
The McMichael Family Foundation
Barbara Tyroler Photography
Orange County
Ed Spence & Sallie Shuping-Russell
Mead Family Foundation
Charles & Betti Saunders Foundation Fund of the Austin Community Foundation
WCHL & Chapelboro.com
Orange County Arts Commission
Wegmans Food Markets, Inc.

$2,500 – 4,999

Julia & Frank Daniels, Jr. Endowment Fund of Triangle Community Foundation
Rona & Craig Spitzer
Marcia Angle & Mark Trustin Fun of Triangle Community Foundation
Durham, Orange Chatham – Association for Education of Young Children
King Strategic Relations
Melissa Cain & Michael Wilder
Dana & Esteban McMahan
Network for Good
Aveda Institute Chapel Hill
Jacobs Preyer Family Foundation
Pat Heinrich & Deborah Stewart
Drapkin California Charitable Foundation
Bill Ross & Susan Gravely
Piedmont Electric Helping Hand Foundation
Pam & John Zornick
Margaret Louey
Fleming & Kirk Samuels

$1,000 – 2,499

The Little School
The Prentice Foundation
Friends of Alamance County Public Library
Jeff & Jill Marcus
Scott & Elizabeth Morris
Jeff & Svetlana Fisher
Mark & Margaret Griffin
Tallman & Julie Trask
The Red Hen & Glee Kids
Ron & Kimberly Pepple
Leroy & Lynn Lail
Jim & Mary Sasser
Ed & Deborah Roach of the Ayco Charitable Foundation
Chapel Hill-Carrboro Chamber of Commerce
Steve & Kristen Hess
Duke Doing Good in the Neighborhood
Ellen Stolzman & Ken Moch
William Travis Jewelry
Christy & Joe Parrish
Cotton & May Bryan
Sarah & John O’Brien
Pat & Mary Norris Oglesby
Barry & Lisa Van Deman
John Watson & Betsy Blackwell
Michael Parker & Linda Prager
Alfred & Lucy Leach
Harriet & D.G. Martin
The Rock Shop
Alpha Phi Omega – RHO Chapter
Southern Village Pediatric Dentistry
Suntrust Foundation
Priscilla Taylor
Thunder11 LLC
Town of Carrboro
Tommy  & Kristin Sikes
Vincent & Stephanie Aurentz
Jim & Barbara Goodmon
Leslie Guthridge
The Miller Family
Daniel & Jennifer Eller
Elaine & Jim Foster
Jonathan Mills
Top of the Hill

$500 – 999

Gregg & Cynthia Pacchiana
Judith Jones
Will & Adrienne Lloyd
The Carolina Club
Josephine Patton
TOPO Distillery
Delores Bailey
Lee Smith & Hal Crowther
BMS Bud Matthew Services
Country Oaks Garden Club
Joel & Sheila Levy
Crossfit Homeward
Chapel Hill Restaurant Group
Jeff & Barbara Rubish
American Party Rentals
Cathy Bryson
Dick & Lynda Baddour
Ripal & Smruti Shah
Wyndham Robertson
Southern Village Orthodontics
Howie Levinson & Melanie Hatz-Levinson
City Kitchen
Academic Benchmarking Consortium
The Crunkleton
Barbara Wiedemann & Chris Fitzsimon
Betty P. Kenan
Lisa & David Kaylie
Hans Flinch & Nan Nixon
The Fearrington House Inn
Fidelity Charitable
Crooks Corner
The Tortora Family Charitable Fund
The Print Shop
Nancy & Ed Preston
NC Science Festival
Josh & Karrie Tilley
Laurdane Associates, Inc.
Franklin Street Pediatric Dentistry
High & Rubish Insurance
Southern Village Pharmacy
Blal Saib
Craig & Deanna Jackson
Bruce & Cheryl Allen
Mark Kleinschmidt
Tina & Stephen Clossick
Allen Barefoot
Van Sant Family Fund of Triangle Community Foundation
Alston & Barb Gardner
Alan & Linda Rimer
Erika & Christopher Buchholtz
Samia & Mohamed Serageldin
Barbara & Jon Hatz
John D’Adesky
Jon & Diane Felton
Fred & Lynn Lehmann
UNC at Chapel Hill
Bella Bean Organics, Inc.
Arena Pharmaceuticals, Inc.