Every year, our supporters make it possible for us to fulfill our mission to preserve, exhibit, and teach the African American heritage of Iowa. Their generosity helps us continue to offer unique exhibits and programs to thousands of Iowans. Thank you!

2018 Donors, Grantors, and Community Partners

$25,000+

  • Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation
  • City of Cedar Rapids
  • Aegon Transamerica Foundation
  • Collins Aerospace

$10,000 - $24,999

  • KCRG TV-9’s Show You Care
  • Iowa Department of Cultural Affairs
  • United Fire Group
  • Principal Foundation
  • McIntyre Foundation
  • General Mills

$5,000 - $9,999

  • Humanities Iowa
  • Prairie Meadows Racetrack & Casino
  • Bankers Trust
  • Hy-Vee, Inc.
  • University of Iowa Chief Diversity Office

$2,500 - $4,999

  • Cedar Rapids Bank & Trust Company
  • Nan Riley
  • Marilyn Sippy
  • Mercy Cedar Rapids
  • Alliant Energy Foundation
  • University of Iowa Health Care
  • Interstate Power & Light, Co. / Alliant Energy
  • Grinnell College
  • Country Financial

$1,000 - $2,499

  • Scott & Penny Olson
  • Unity Point Health / St. Luke’s Hospital
  • Dr. Vincent & Darline Reid
  • Thomas & Lillie Moore
  • LaShonda Kennedy
  • Rudolph & Veronica Simms
  • Christopher & Jane Lindell
  • Willie Cisco Caldwell
  • Shuttleworth & Ingersoll, P.L.C.
  • University of Iowa Community Credit Union
  • Riverside Casino & Golf Resort LLC
  • Robert Nicholson & Mary Tarbox
  • Iowa State University
  • Kirkwood Community College
  • OPN Architects, Inc.
  • Murdoch Funeral Home
  • Donald Hoskins
  • Coe College
  • Holmes Murphy & Associates, LLC
  • Ohnward Bank & Trust
  • Greater Des Moines Friends of Human Rights
  • Collins Community Credit Union

$500 - $999

  • Point Builders
  • Community Foundation of Northeast Iowa
  • Mount Mercy University
  • Dr. Benny Hawkins
  • Veridian Credit Union
  • Doris Montag
  • Cedar Rapids Police Department
  • Dr. Ruth White
  • First Light Christian Fellowship
  • Ames Ford Lincoln
  • Cedar Rapids Community School District
  • Fellowship Missionary Baptist Church
  • Sisters of Mercy West Midwest Community
  • Shamara Humbles
  • Clay & Rebecca Lindwall
  • Bradley & Riley PC
  • Gabrielle Stokes
  • Management Recruiters of Cedar Rapids
  • Dr. Venise Berry
  • Steven Shelby
  • Kimberly Abram-Bryant
  • Visiting Angels Living Assistance Services
  • James & Debbie Craig

$250 - $499

  • St. Paul’s United Methodist Church
  • James & Gwendolyn Randall
  • Ronald McGraw
  • Nancy Bruner
  • Steven Meehleder & M.L. Folkedahl-Meehleder
  • Paula Mahone & Ron Mells
  • Marilynn Keller
  • Juanita Dennert
  • Stephan Johnson
  • Robert Ruth & Judith Whetsine
  • Thomas & Martaret Sears

$100 - $249

  • Cherokee French
  • James & Mary McCue
  • Kathleen Halloran
  • Carole Bernard
  • Kimber Jones
  • John & Ruth Hairston
  • John Paul Besong & Phyllis Cooper-Besong
  • James & Mary Evans
  • James Hamilton
  • Stan & Carol Eilers
  • Great American Popcorn Company
  • Stephen & Judy Fuemmeler
  • Lynne Stanley
  • Phoebe Smith
  • Mount St. Francis Sisters of St. Francis
  • Ray Smith & Linda Black-Smith
  • Anne Carter
  • Francie Zimmerman
  • Julie Galiotto
  • Kliks Photography
  • Target
  • Barbara Haring
  • David Polich
  • Dr. Lyell Henry
  • Richard & Norma Small
  • Robert & Jean Kocher
  • Clara Adams-Ender
  • Melanie Alexander
  • Ray & Jacqueline Wilson
  • Phillip & JoLavera Jones
  • Thaddeus & Angela Franklin
  • James & Christine Walters
  • Lucille Wolfe
  • Daniel Kellams
  • Mercy & Eric Tate
  • Anthony Betters, Jr.
  • James & Jean Rogers
  • Eric Hyde
  • Steve & Ann Knierim
  • Brad & Traci Buck
  • Rita Tuenther
  • Kingsley Botchway II
  • Questers of Iowa
  • Linn Area Credit Union
  • Sandra B. Raymon
  • Raygun
  • Dr. Fontaine Walker

$1 - $99

  • Dairy Queen Wilson Ave.
  • Cedar Valley Habitat for Humanity ReStore
  • Chick-fil-A
  • Klinger Paint
  • Sherwin Williams
  • Richard Quetsch
  • Leif Zalewski
  • Judith Ann Adams
  • Texas Roadhouse
  • Joyce Carman-Baldus
  • Dr. Madgetta Dungy
  • Beverly Burrell
  • Nancy Humbles
  • Dr. Jacqueline Thompson
  • Terry Hudson
  • Dedric Doolin
  • John & Cordelia Cosgrove
  • Joan Thaler
  • Jon & Susan Novak
  • Terry & Marlyse Strait
  • Lloyd & Vickie Smith
  • David & Elizabeth Kutter
  • Andrew Piro
  • Dan Barkley
  • David & Mary Jo Rater
  • Jean Davidsaver
  • Cathryn Layer
  • Rodney & Beckey Meier
  • Dave & Dorothy Higdon
  • Anita Lindquist
  • Jill Jack
  • Anthony Arrington
  • Judge Kevin McKeever
  • Sue & John MacGregor
  • Karen Torno Fashimpaur
  • Daniel & Jean Clark
  • Henry & Rita Mann
  • Dana Pittman
  • Josh & Elsie Spilman
  • Arnold Daniels
  • Rose Hayslett
  • SEO2 Construction
  • Richard & Sue Rocarek
  • Robert & Karen Hoyt
  • Julie Tuttle
  • Warren Conatser Ecehavrria
  • Cedar Rapids Baha’i Community
  • Ana Clymer
  • Jan Frank-De Ois
  • Joseph Brisben
  • Dunkin Donuts
  • James & Marilyn Vermazen
  • Bettina Miller
  • Kevin Kummer & Maria Ortega Kummer
  • Lyle & Anna Kleman
  • Donna Jones
  • Lee Ola Anders
  • Jay Shuldiner
  • Barbara Immerman
  • Cedric & Marcia Lofdahl
  • Ben & Erin Hoover
  • Kenny & Deborah Reed
  • Wayne & Anna Holstine
  • Marguerite Fitch
  • Gary & Mary Charipar
  • Richard & Donna Butikofer
  • William & Jo Anne Galbraith
  • Vaclav Hasek
  • Otis McGowan
  • Diana Henry
  • Denise Williems
  • Willie & Barbara Patterson
  • Valerie Arendas
  • David & Penny Fitz-Randolph
  • Linda Marshall
  • Linda Jarratt
  • Daughters of the American Revolution
  • Barb Hood
  • Constance Proffitt
  • Mike Marshall
  • Alejandro & Autumn Pino
  • Cedar Rapids Ice Arena
  • Lyndi Boettcher
  • James Glasson
  • Janice Mudd
  • Trimina Micou
  • Shaquila Daniels
  • Willie & RaQuishia Harrington
  • Annie Little