Donor Acknowledgments

National History Day wishes to express its deepest gratitude for contributions and support from individuals, foundations, and corporations over the many years!


National History Day is generously supported by 

  • Leadership Donors: Patricia Behring, Tom Lauer, Diana Davis Spencer Foundation 

  • Patrons: National Endowment for the Humanities, World Education Foundation 

  • Sponsors: 400 Years of African American History Commission,  BBVA, HISTORY®, National Park Service, Pritzker Military Museum & Library

  • Trustees’ Circle: The Better Angels Society,  James F. Harris, Jacqueline Mars, Rooker Family Foundation, Southwest Airlines 

  • Director’s Circle: Celie and Tabitha Niehaus 

  • Teachers’ Circle: Harlan Castle, Ted Prasse, Jonathan Van Tassel 


All sponsorship levels indicate annual support amounts, and NHD is especially grateful to donors who pledge multiyear support.