Our Supporters

Our supporters provide valuable annual support to EdVenture while gaining great benefits including free passes, event tickets and more for employees and customers. We’re happy to customize partnerships to provide philanthropic and marketing benefits to your company.

Support Opportunities

• Exhibits
• Youth Development Programs
• Afterschool Programs
• Camps
• Health and Wellness
• STEAM Education
• Early Childhood
• Event Sponsorships

2016 - 2017 Supporters

2016 - 2017

President's Circle $10,000 and Above


Bank of America


The Byerly Foundation

City of Columbia

Colonial Life

Duke Energy Foundation

Essex Homes

First Citizens Foundation

Gregory Electric Company Inc.


International Paper Company Foundation

Chuck McDonald

Michael J. Mungo Foundation

Molina Healthcare

Nord Family Foundation

Palmetto Citizens Federal Credit Union

Palmetto Clean Energy

PNC Foundation

Publix Super Markets Charities

Reggie Sanders Foundation, Inc.

Richland County

SC Parks Recreation and Tourism


Sonoco Foundation Fund at Central Carolina Community Foundation

South Carolina Dental Association

South Carolina Department of Social Services

Suzanne B. McLeod

TD Charitable Foundation

United Way of the Midlands

Vanguard Charitable, The Cognizant Technology Solutions Charitable Fund

West Oil Company



Benefactor $5,000 - $9,999

Carolina Bank

Central Carolina Community Foundation

Charles W. Coker and Elizabeth H. Coker Foundation

Corner Pantry / Tucker Oil

First Citizens Bank

Ingersoll Rand - Club Car Division

Lipscomb Family Fund of Central Carolina Community Foundation

Minnie's Giftique

Novo Nordisk

Shealy Electrical Wholesalers a Division of Border States

Southeastern Freight Lines, Inc.

State Farm


The Joan S. and Charles W. Coker Foundation

Wells Fargo Foundation

Westinghouse Electric Company


Patron $2,500 - $4,999

James Y. Becker and Norma M. Khoury

Blue Cross Blue Shield of South Carolina

Central Carolina Community Foundation

Karen and Rick Coltrane

The Dairy Farm Families of South Carolina

Michael and Stephanie DeFreese

Dominion Carolina Gas Transmission Resources

Lexington County

Mr. and Mrs. Kevin Lindler

The Little Gym of Columbia

MAXIMUS Foundation

McDonald's of Columbia Co-Op


Raised Down South

Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina

UCI Medical Affiliates/Doctors Care


Friend $1,000 - $2,499

Abacus Planning Group

AgFirst Farm Credit Bank

Mary Beth and Chip Amaker

  1. Bradley Anderson

Dr. Myron and Linda Bell

  1. E. Boone III

Boyd Management, Inc.

  1. G. Fuller Foundation- Bank of America, N.A., Trustee

Carolina Children's Dentistry

Brad Clayton

Coastal Community Foundation

Columbia Fireflies

Delta Dental

Elliott Davis Decosimo

N.Tyrone and Dr. Jamelle H. Ellis

Louis Fawcett

Courtney Freeman

Charlotte & Thomas Galloway

Gardner Roofing

Judi Gatson

Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd, P.A.

Integrated Systems, Inc.

Kroger (Atlanta Division)

Lexington County First Steps

Sheriff Leon Lott


MTU America

Mullikin Law Firm

North Industrial Machine

Palmetto Health

Joe & Rachel Popkowski

Dwayne E. Porter

Presbyterian College

Pura Medical Spa

Schmoyer and Company, LLC

Mary Lane Sloan with the ART of Real Estate

Spirit Communications

Spiro's Wingz and Ale

Bob Staton

Hannah Swanson

Thrivent Financial

United Way of the CSRA, Inc.

Wall Murals by Walter Wilkinson

Mary Lynch Wagnon

Susan Wilk


Supporter $250 - $999

Ruth Armistead

Ellen and Tyler Baldwin

Charlotte Berry

Edye Blencowe

Amy Bowden

Teri Buonasera

Glen Caulk

Margaret Clarkson

Colliers International SC, INC

John Darby

Tonya Dorsey

Jack Douglas

John Dozier

Howard E. Duvall Jr.

Edward Forbes

Thomas N. and Patricia H. Fortson

Frank J and Laura M. Dana Fund of Central Carolina Community Foundation

Jean Cecil Frick

Michelle and Mason B. Hardy

Christopher Holley

Stacey Hunter

The James E Clyburn Scholarship and Research Foundation

Chief Aubrey Jenkins

Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies

Stephanie Jones

Rivers Killen

Tom Lindquist

Donna Lovelace

Andrew Lucas

Janice Marshall

Susan Maupin

Hugh McElderry

John Mood

Stephanie Musto

Anna Peach

Chris Ray

Sara Jane Salley

Anne Sinclair

Anne S. Smith

Karen S. Smith

SPC Credit Union

Marylou Stinson

Tides Center

Topper's Rhum USA


Unum Group

Walt Disney World

Dr. Kathie W. Williams

Mark and Sue Williams

Nikki Williams



Sara Jane Salley, Director of Philanthropy
ssalley@edventure.org, 803-400-1138

Hours Monday - Sunday: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Members Free
Children and Adults $11.95
Seniors (age 62+) $10.95
Military (with ID) $10.95
Educator (with ID) $10.95
Groups (15+ w/RSVP) $8.50
Children under two Free