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Lee Kimche McGrath and ASTC President Joel N. Bloom, Director, Franklin Institute, presented the 1977 ASTC Fellow Award to Congressman John Brademas.
Photo courtesy of ASTC Archives

ASTC welcomes contributions to its four dedicated endowment funds:

Roy L. Shafer Endowment Fund
The ASTC Board of Directors established the Roy L. Shafer Endowment Fund in memory of the spirit of innovation that Roy brought to ASTC and science centers and museums worldwide. Interest income and earnings from the endowment support the Roy L. Shafer Leading Edge Awards presented annually to ASTC members and/or their employees in recognition of extraordinary accomplishments to enhance their own institutions and advance the mission of global community of science-technology centers and museums.

More information at Roy L. Shafer Leading Edge Awards

Lee Kimche McGrath Worldwide Endowment Fund
Established in memory of the founding director of ASTC, Lee Kimche McGrath, this endowment supports international participation in the ASTC Annual Conference and other ASTC activities.

2014 Recipients:
Willliam Kyambadde, Mobile Network Engineer, and Founder and Acting Executive Director of the Science and Technology Museum Uganda, Kampala
Héctor G. Pérez-González, Engineering Professor, Universidad Autónoma de San Luis Potosí (FI-UASLP), Mexico

More information at Lee Kimche McGrath Worldwide Fellowship

ASTC General Endowment Fund
Income from the General Endowment will be used for purposes designated by the ASTC Board of Directors.

Seth H. Dubin Fund
Established in 1999 by Marilyn C. Hoyt, CEO, New York Hall of Science, in honor of the founding Trustee and President of the New York Hall of Science. Income from the Seth H. Dubin Fund will be used for purposes designated by the ASTC Board of Directors.

Seth Dubin is of counsel to Satterlee Stephens Burke & Burke LLP. He is engaged in acquisitions and financings of domestic and foreign clients, particularly for technology and other intellectual property companies. Mr. Dubin is the Chairman of the Hebrew Technical Institute, the President Emeritus and a Trustee of the New York Hall of Science, a member of the Engineering Advisory Board of Cooper Union, a Trustee of the Chatham House Foundation, a Trustee of the Industry Leaders Fund, a Member of the Council on Foreign Relations and a Fellow of the Foreign Policy Association. Mr. Dubin attended Columbia College and graduated from Amherst College and received his law degree from Harvard Law School.

 

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