Capital Campaign Donors

Society of the American Spirit
Capital Campaign donors

Road to Victory Capital Campaign: Society of the American Spirit

American Spirit

Joy and Boysie Bollinger

State of Louisiana

United States Congress


The Boeing Company

Madlyn and Paul Hilliard

Wayne and Gladys Valley Foundation


Richard C. Adkerson &
Freeport-McMoRan Foundation

Donna and Jim Barksdale

The Brown Foundation, Inc., of Houston

The Duchossois Family

Goldring/Woldenberg Foundations

Bob & Dolores Hope Foundation

The Doris and T. G. Solomon Family

The Starr Foundation

Frank and Paulette Stewart


Capital One

The Joe W. and Dorothy Dorsett Brown Foundation

Marjorie and Ralph E. Crump

Mr. and Mrs. H. Mortimer “Tim” Favrot Jr.

Ella West Freeman Foundation

Hancock Whitney Bank

Mr. and Mrs. Robert Tucker Hayes

Horatio Alger Association

Patricia, David, Elodie, Jacob, and Albanie Nierenberg

Myrtis L. “Jeri” Nims

The Pritzker Military Foundation

Kathy and Joe Sanderson

Jennifer and Phil Satre

Shell Oil Company

Stonehenge Capital

Taube Philanthropies


Annenberg Foundation

Baptist Community Ministries

A. James and Alice B. Clark Foundation

Collins C. Diboll Private Foundation

Enhanced Capital

Entergy Corporation

Enterprise Holdings Foundation

Mr. and Mrs. James R. Fisher, Sr.
, Clarksburg, New Jersey

Forbes Foundation

The Alta and John Franks Foundation

Judith and Louis M. Freeman

Perry and Marty Granoff

The Helis Foundation

Conrad N. Hilton Foundation

JetBlue Airways

Peter and Mary Kalikow

Lamar Outdoor Advertising

The Lupin Foundation

Raymond E. Mason Foundation

James S. McDonnell Family Foundation
& Mr. and Mrs. James S. McDonnell III

National New Markets Fund

Oscar J. Tolmas Charitable Trust

The E.J. and Marjory B. Ourso Family Foundation

Pan-American Life Insurance Group

Robert J. Patrick Family Foundation

Pratt & Whitney

The Priddy Family Foundation
& Carol “Kikie” and Robert Priddy

The Robert J. Ready Family

Ricketts Family

Pam and Mark Rubin

The Lori and Bobby Savoie Family

Peggy and Carl Sewell

Mr. Robert V. Siebel

Superior Energy Services, Inc.

The Swieca Family

Estate of Patrick F. Taylor

Walmart Stores

Cherry Whitley

Zemurray Foundation

Lt. Commander Alden J. "Doc" Laborde, USN

The Ashner Family Evergreen Foundation

The Berger and Tiller Families

James S. Chanos

The Charlie and Janette Kornman
Charitable Fund

DSF Charitable Foundation

FedEx Corporation

GE Foundation

Harrah's Entertainment, Inc.

Mr. and Mrs. David M. Knott

In Honor of Lt. William Mosey
& Lt. Jack Heise

Lilly Endowment, Inc.

The Milton and Tamar Maltz Family
Foundation, Inc.

Mark P. Norman

Lt. and Mrs. James H. Stone


Lt. Commander Alden J. "Doc" Laborde, USN

The Ashner Family Evergreen Foundation

The Berger and Tiller Families

James S. Chanos

The Charlie and Janette Kornman
Charitable Fund

DSF Charitable Foundation

FedEx Corporation

GE Foundation

Harrah's Entertainment, Inc.

Mr. and Mrs. David M. Knott

In Honor of Lt. William Mosey
& Lt. Jack Heise

Lilly Endowment, Inc.

The Milton and Tamar Maltz
Family Foundation, Inc.

Mark P. Norman

Lt. and Mrs. James H. Stone


Anne and Herschel Abbott

Devon and Jackson Anderson

Anne Anthony IMO Robert J. Hanbury

David and Stephanie Barksdale

Mr. Tom Benson

Mrs. Suzanne B. Bissell In Honor of Major Jack R. Bissell

Mr. & Mrs. Kenneth L. Blanchard, Sr.

Boh Foundation

The Booth-Bricker Fund

Mr. and Mrs. Harold J. Bouillion

Boyd Gaming and Treasure Chest Casino

The Brees Family

Mr. and Mrs. Joseph C. Canizaro

George R. Cannon

Judy and Jamey Clement

Mr. and Mrs. Thomas B. Coleman

Carmen & Jim Courter

Mr. and Mrs. David A. Cowan

Mr. Gordon Crawford

Mr. and Mrs. A. Dano Davis and Family

Robert A. Day

Frank Denius and The Cain Foundation

Mrs. Betty B. Dettre

David and Rosemarie S. DeVido

Disabled Veterans of LA Chapter 4, Inc. & Auxiliary

Mr. and Mrs. Harry A. Donovan

Robert and Anna Edsel

Mr. and Mrs. Lewis M. Eisenberg

EMC Isilon

Jerry B. Epstein

Capt. John Ford

Jay H. Frankel

Marla R. Garvey

Dathel and John Georges

The Gheens Foundation, Inc.

Marian & Lawrence C. Gibbs

Charles W. and Elizabeth D. Goodyear Foundation

Mr. and Mrs. Terence E. Hall

Albert and Ethel Herzstein Charitable Foundation

Lyda Hill Philanthropies

IMO Joseph de T. Hogan, Jr., USMC

Iron Mountain

Byron R. Johnson in honor of Major Thomas R. Johnson Jr. and 1st Lt. Stewart Kenneth Johnson

Bill and Sue Johnson

Jones Walker, LLP

Lt. Col. and Mrs. Robert E. Kelso

Mr. and Mrs. C. Jeffrey Knittel

Mr. and Mrs. John P. Laborde

Coya and Frank Levy

Levy Rosenblum Family Foundation

Libby-Dufour Fund

Mr. and Mrs. Kevin J. Lilly

Deborah G. Lindsay

Mr. and Mrs. Robert E. Smith Lupo

"Robert H. Malott

& Malott Family Foundation"

Mason Family Charitable Trust

The Charles N. Mathewson Foundation

Jimmy & Lillian Maurin

Noel and Irene McDonald

Gustaf W. McIlhenny Foundation

Mr. and Mrs. Markham R. McKnight

Suzanne and Michael Mestayer

Motorola Solutions Foundation

Mr. and Mrs. Charles W. Newhall, III

The Samuel Roberts Noble Foundation, Inc.

Northrop Grumman Corp.

Michael and Patricia O'Neill

Matthew & Nancy Olcott IHO Robert S. Olcott

Mr. and Mrs. Richard A. Pattarozzi

Irene W. & C.B. Pennington Foundation

Winifred and Kevin P. Reilly, Jr.

Mr. and Mrs. Kevin P. Reilly, Sr.

William J. and Dina B. Riviere

H. Britton Sanderford

Schubert Family Trust

The Selley Foundation

Service Corporation Inc. Dignity Memorial Fund

Mr. and Mrs. Dick Shea

Karen and Leopold Sher

Southern Pipe & Supply Company, Inc.

James Sowell in honor of 1st Lt. Billy Z. Sowell

Stone Energy Corporation

Strake Foundation Houston, Texas

W. Gray Stream

Mr. Jack C. Taylor

Thomas C. Terrell, 1st Lieutenant, 7th AF

Tidewater Inc.

The Toler Foundation

Union Pacific Foundation

Beverly Wainer in Honor of Lester Wainer

The Family of Frank H. Walk

Walter Oil & Gas Corporation Charitable Fund

Jennifer and Ted Weggeland

Virginia Eason Weinmann and Ambassador John G. Weinmann

Edwin L. Wiegand Trust

Governor and Mrs. Pete Wilson

Kay and Fred Zeidman



Louis & Elizabeth Andrews

aos architectural interiors

Apogen Technologies, Inc.


Fred and Claudine Bacher


In Honor of John Leighton Batts

Margaret S. and Bill Benjamin In Memory of Lt. Robert F. Spangenberg III

Mr. and Mrs. Thomas L. Blair

Philip D. Bodman, Jr. US Navy, USS Sutton, DE77

Mr. David Boies

Gen. and Mrs. Walter E. Boomer USMC (Ret.)

Ray and Jessica Brandt Family Foundation

Robert & Lenore Briskman

The Harold A. Buchler Family

The Family of John and Margaret Bylen

Harvey R. Chaplin

Lucille and Robert Cole

Cooper T. Smith Corporation

Crow Holdings

Cudd Foundation

The Decherd Foundation

Christopher Dewey

Diamond Offshore Drilling, Inc.

Dr. and Mrs. Lee Domangue

Richard Dorney

The Dowd Foundation

Jenny Elkins

Carolyn Davis Fernandez IMO Capt. Julian M. Fernandez

Bertram E. Fetter

Fidelity Homestead Savings Bank

Mr. and Mrs. Alan I. Franco

Frantzen/Voelker Investments, LLC

Foster Friess

Jeff & Debbie Gorski

Mr. and Mrs. Robert Gardiner

Buzzy Geduld

The Gentlemen, LLC

Mr. and Mrs. Frank A. Godchaux III

Guadalcanal Campaign Veterans

Gulf Island Fabrication Inc.

In memory of Calvin "Kelly" Haase

The Hallett Family Foundation

Ron and Sandy Harrison

Frank William Harrison III

Terri and John Havens

The Hearst Foundations

IMO Sgt. John Howson Cdr. William Howson, Sr.

Huey Humphrey, Jr. Family

Mr. & Mrs. K. Michael Ingram - El Dorado Holdings

J.C. Flowers & Co, LLC

Karon and Jake Jacobs

Scott Jacobs

Jelly Belly Candy Co.

Roberta G. Jennings

Pitch and Cathie Johnson

The Kean Foundation Inc.

Mr. and Mrs. Norman V. Kinsey

Kirkpatrick Family Fund

Ann & John E. Koerner III

Koret Foundation

John E. Kushner Family

Elaine & Ken Langone

Latter & Blum, Inc.

Ambassador Howard & Gretchen Leach

Mrs. Dorothy W. "Dot" Lester In Honor of George H. Lester, Jr.

Debra E. and Warner C. Lusardi Foundation

Christy and John Mack Foundation

Maersk Inc.

James and Karen Maerz

Dr. and Mrs. Neil J. Maki

Mr. and Mrs. Robert Manzo

The Marco family In Honor of Max Marco

Ben A. Martinez, Jr.

The John J. McArdle III & Joan Creamer McArdle Foundation

Col. and Mrs. Larry Merington

Bob and Sheryl Merrick

Mr. and Mrs. Maurice Meyer, III

Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians

Scotty and Espe Moran and The Moran Family

Dr. & Mrs. Gordon H. "Nick" Mueller

Marilyn Thompson Mueller

Murphy Oil

Musée Airborne

Ron and Mary Neal

Robert Newman Family

North Family Children

Mr. and Mrs. Joseph O'Dowd

The Octavia Foundation

Optimist Club of the West Bank

Oreck Family IHO David Oreck

William H. and Mary B. Parker

Jim Pattison

Mr. and Mrs. Robert B. Payne

Sonia and Javier Pérez

James C. Pigott

John and Debbie Porreca

Susan and H. Lewis Rapaport and Family

Audrey and Albert Ratner

Records-Johnston Family Foundation, Inc.

Mr. and Mrs. Rick S. Rees

The Reily Foundation

Mr. and Mrs. R. Randolph Richmond, Jr.

Mr. David Rockefeller

Michael Rose and Debbi Fields

The Honorable Donald H. Rumsfeld

Bill and Trudy Rutledge


San Antonio Area Foundation

Patrick Sands Family

Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Sherrill

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, LLP

Pamela and Charles R. Smith

William A. & Madeleine Welder Smith Foundation

Richard Paul Smyers

Sony Corporation of America

Steven Spielberg

Standard Mortgage Corporation

The Rich and Sue Sugden Family

Mrs. Carroll W. Suggs

Sun Drilling Products Corp. IMO Leonard Pipkin

Sycamore Management Corporation

Ronald E. Tarrson

Steven S. Tarrson

Kilin & Cecilie To Foundation

Troesh Family Foundation

Eli and Deborah Tullis

Sari & Thomas H. Turner

Mr. and Mrs. St. Denis J. Villere

VT Halter Marine, Inc.

Courtney & Mark E. Watson, Jr.

Christine Whitman

Meg Whitman

Jonathan and Lindsay Wilkerson


Special Partners

Capital One, NA

Enhanced Capital

First NBC Bank

National New Markets Fund

Stonehenge Capital

Whitney Bank

United States Department of Commerce, Economic Development Administration for Restoration Pavilion

United States Congress through the Department of Defense for US Freedom Pavilion

Louisiana Department of Economic Development

State of Louisiana, Division of Administration, Office of Community Development and US Department of Housing and Urban Development