Endowments

The 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

The 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.

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 of the New York Hall of Science, a member of the Allocations Committee of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies at the U.N., a member of the Engineering Advisory Board of Cooper Union, a Trustee of the Chatham House Foundation, a Trustee of the Industry Leaders. In the past, he was 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.