Graphic showcasing the CPF Center Leadership Circles
Graphic showcasing the CPF Center Leadership Circles

Support the Center

Every gift to the USC Center for the Political Future fuels exceptional programs, events and opportunities that inspire and train students for careers in public service and a lifetime of civic engagement. Please make a tax-deductible donation today.


About the Center Leadership Circles

Our program called Center Leadership Circles, allows our most generous donors to also get a front row seat to national politics along with special perks from the Center. The three tiers within the Center Leadership Circles are:

  • Presidential Donors ($10,000+)
  • Governor Donors ($5,000-$9,999)
  • Congressional Donors ($2,500 – $4,999)

Support the USC Dornsife Center for the Political Future by giving today. Secure tax-deductible donations can be made online here.

Gifts by personal check, cashier’s check, or money order should be made payable to “University of Southern California.” In the memo field please write “Center for the Political Future 2218711020” and mail to:

Dana and David Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences
University of Southern California
Attn: Center for the Political Future
1150 S Olive St, Suite T2400
Los Angeles, CA 90015

Donors are thanked publicly unless anonymity preferred. The CPF Employee Identification Number (EIN) is 95-1642394, which is the same as the USC EIN. For more information, please contact


Center Leadership Circle Donors

(In alphabetical order by first name; updated monthly)

Presidential Circle Donors

  • Alan Colowick and Kathleen Raftery
  • Andrew Segal
  • Art and Frances Peskoff
  • Barbara and Gregory Wipf
  • David Moreno
  • Darren Robbins
  • Debbie and Ben Wong
  • Debra Kofal
  • Deborah and Jonathan Goldman
  • Deborah Minor
  • Donna Lucas
  • Fred and Barbara Jones
  • Galen Family Foundation
  • Gordon Burnes and Suzie Tapson
  • Hope Warschaw and John Law
  • Sue and Jim Femino
  • Jaclyn and Kenneth Broad
  • Jeff Polak
  • Jeremy Epstein
  • Jill and Michael Franco
  • Joe Cerrell
  • John and Andrea Patzakis
  • Kathryn Corley
  • Kevin Beggs
  • Kevin Parikh
  • Lawrence and Maryann Goodkind
  • Lisa Donahue and John Patton
  • Lisa Freeman in honor of Ann Peters
  • Lisa Korbatov
  • Marshall Silberberg
  • Mary Conlin
  • Monique and Bob Lipman
  • Nir-Miyake Family
  • Sanford Sigal
  • The Rancho Mirage Writer’s Festival
  • Vernon and Naomi Marks Taylor
  • Wendy and James Abrams
  • William Dodds
  • Yar and Carolyn Chaikovsky

Governor Circle Donors

  • Allan Boodnick
  • Bobby Shriver
  • David Dixon
  • Demetra Maheras
  • Diane Wallace
  • Elizabeth Tannebaum
  • Florian and Mihaela Moldoveanu
  • Jeff and Susan White
  • Renee Fraser, PhD
  • Rusty Areias and Julie Sandino-Areias
  • Scott Wilson
  • Young President’s Organization Pacific Coast Chapter

Congressional Circle Donors

  • Charlotte Joseph
  • Cheryl and Christian Valentine
  • Daniel Epstein
  • Jonathan Fleming
  • Leslee Sherrill
  • Linda Foley
  • Nathan and Melissa Searles
  • H.O.P.E. (Hispanas Organized for Political Equality)
  • Ramona Cappello
  • Roberto and Fearn de Vicq de Cumptich
  • Robin Friedheim
  • Schism Design Architecture & Interiors
  • Susanna and Frank MacDonald
  • The Vondriska Family, in honor of Otto Broesamle and Josephine Young

Thank you to all of you who support the Center for the Political Future. Your contributions make a positive and important difference in the lives of many students.

Support the USC Dornsife Center for the Political Future by giving today. Secure tax-deductible donations can be made online here.