2006 Funders and Supporters

With Special Thanks for Their Support

The Trouvadore Project is only possible through the financial support that the Turks and Caicos National Museum and Ships of Discovery are able to generate.

The 2006 Expedition has been funded by:

NOAA Ocean Exploration Program

The project is also featured on the NOAA Ocean Explorer website: Search For Trouvadore 2006

Turks and Caicos Islands Conservation Fund

The Teddy Foundation
The Dayton Foundation
The San Francisco Foundation
The Frey Family Fund

Turks and Caicos Islands Tourist Board

Friends of the Turks and Caicos National Museum

We would also like to thank the following for their assistance:
Dr. Linda Perry, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution – botanical identification
Dr. Roy Whitmore, Jr. – wood species identification
Mr. Jim Robinson, SGS Mineral Services Division – anthrocite identification
Dr. John Callahan – gabbro identification
Ms. Debbie Mullins, Florida Museum of Natural History – ceramics identification