Generous Supporters

The Vollis Simpson Whirligig Park and Museum Project was founded by a partnership that included the City of Wilson, Wilson Downtown Properties, Inc., Wilson Downtown Development Corporation, and the North Carolina Arts Council.

Other partners included:

  • A+ Schools
  • ArtPlace America
  • BB&T
  • Barton College
  • Bridgestone Americas
  • East Carolina University
  • Educational Foundation of America
  • First Citzens Bank
  • Kenan Fellow Program, NC State University
  • Kresge Foundation
  • National Endowment of the Arts
  • National Parks Service
  • NC Tobacco Trust Fund Commission
  • PNC
  • Philadelphia Museum of Art
  • Save a Youth
  • Smithsonian Institution
  • United States Department of Agriculture
  • Wilson County Schools
  • Wilson Community College
  • Wilson Tourism Authority
  • WRAL/Capitol Broadcasting