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Thank you to our supporters and annual donors.

Our annual donors make it possible to provide outstanding programing and support for the institute. We strive to ensure accuracy when listing benefactors who made gifts and pledges from July 1, 2015 through present. If there is an error or you wish to make a change, please email.

Federal Support

U.S. Department of Commerce, Economic Development Administration i6 Challenge Grant, to support the Sacramento Region Clean AgTech Innovation Center Development Project


Mike and Renée Child (Child Family Endowment)
Andrew Barkett (Andrew Barkett Business Competition Fund)
Malcolm and Kimberly Harkins (Harkins Fellowship)
Barry and Lynda Keller (Keller Pathway Fellowship)
Charles J. Soderquist Family (Soderquist Endowment)
Family of Ellyn Hilliard (Beamish Legacy Trust)
Gary Simon (Simon CleanTech Big Bang! Prize) 

Inner Circle

Anpac Bio
Andrew Barkett
Mars, Inc.
Mike and Renée Child
Gary Simon

Platinum Supporters ($10,000–$24,999)

AGR Partners
Arthur & Carlyse Ciocca Charitable Foundation
CITRIS and the Banatao Institute
DLA Piper
Estate of Victor Chu
Mike and Michele Kourey
Morrison & Foerster
Sierra Energy
Brian and Dana Woodall

Gold Supporters ($5,000–$9,999)

Bob and Helga Medearis

Silver Supporters (2,500–$4,999)

Akers Capital
Ernst and Young (EY)
Five Star Bank
Sacramento Municipal Utility District (SMUD)
Squire Patton Boggs
Thomas J. and Helen T. Buckholtz
UC Davis Blum Center

Bronze Supporters (up to $2,500)

Bay Area Council
CVF Capital Partners
Nancy Child, in Honor of Matt Aguilar
The Dow Chemical Company
Moss Adams
Sacramento Angels
Sierra Energy
Silicon Valley Bank
SIMS Recycling Solutions
Sacramento Entrepreneurship Academy 

Campus Partners

The institute collaborates with many programs across the UC Davis campus.

Blum Center for Developing Economies
College of Biological Sciences
College of Engineering
Engineering Student Startup Center (ESSC)
Innovation Institute for Food and Health
Office of Research / Venture Catalyst
School of Medicine
School of Veterinary Medicine
UC Davis Health System
World Food Center

Key CommunIty Partners

The institute is honored to recognize its community partners.

Davis Roots
JumpStart Davis
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Sandia National Laboratories

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