Donor Spotlight

How shared values led to a 15-year partnership

June 24, 2024

A family business to its core, Brian Cooley founded the White River Canoe Company with the goal to bring his family together and spend time outdoors. “I wanted our family…

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“Conner Prairie is our happy place”

May 2, 2024

For Tom and Linda Huser, Conner Prairie is their “happy place.” As long-time volunteers and Conner Society donors, the Husers appreciate seeing the impact they have as Conner Prairie continues…

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Partnering to Protect the White River: Conner Prairie and the Nina Mason Pulliam Charitable Trust

April 18, 2024

Pictured here: David Hillman, Senior Program Officer at Nina Mason Pulliam Charitable Trust, at Treetop Outpost. For 22 years, the Nina Mason Pulliam Charitable Trust has provided more than $1.2…

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Preserving the Past & Building the Future: McAdams Foundation and Mission Impact Fund

March 21, 2024

Kathleen McAdams has had a unique connection with Conner Prairie throughout her life, from attending special events to shuffling grandkids to and from Adventure Camp. Today, Kathleen’s connection to Conner…

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From employee to donor: Why Sally McGuffey supports Conner Prairie

February 8, 2024
Sally McGuffey standing next to the Prairietown entrance sign

Unlike many donors, Sally McGuffey’s journey to becoming a Conner Prairie donor didn’t start with a school field trip—in fact, it began when she accepted a position on the fundraising…

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Indiana Corn Marketing Council’s commitment to Conner Prairie

December 12, 2023

The Indiana Corn Marketing Council is a statewide organization that strives to enhance the value of corn for Indiana corn farmers. The Council educates the public about agriculture, promotes new…

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