The Sun may be the only star in the solar system, there are many stars at Arizona Science Center, including a diverse array of corporations and foundations that support the hands-on exhibits, demonstrations, outreach programs, and educator resources that enable the Center to fulfill our mission to inspire, educate and engage curious minds through science. When you become an Arizona Science Center community supporter, you will be demonstrating your commitment to lifelong science education and learning in Arizona for the more than half a million visitors and guests who pass through our doors annually. Corporate and Foundation partnerships include an array of benefits and recognition, including:  

  • Premium hospitality and recognition benefits, logo or name recognition on all internal/external signage, collateral materials, e-blasts, website, and media advisories that feature and/or promote the program/show
  • Recognition as an Arizona Science Center Corporate Partner for one year on the Center’s Donor Wall display, website, and on slides presented in the Irene P. Flinn Theater and Dorrance Planetarium shown prior to presentation
  • Brand visibility and exposure to more than half a million Arizona Science Center visitors and exposure to a diverse audience including children, families, educators, corporate partners, home school groups
  • Tickets, employee days at the Center, facility rental discounts, and more!

For additional information, or to inquire about opportunities, please contact:
Laine Seaton, Vice President, Corporate & Foundation Relations at 602.716.2000 ext. 295 or email

Arizona Science Center gratefully acknowledges the following corporations and foundations who have made annual gifts of $1,500 or more.


Patron ($250,000+)
APS Foundation

Richard F. Caris Charitable Trust

The Kemper and Ethel Marley Foundation
National Aeronautics and Space Administration
National Science Foundation

Sustainer ($100,000–$249,999)
City of Phoenix
Freeport-McMoRan Foundation
LEGO Foundation
Maricopa County Human Services Department

Virginia G. Piper Charitable Trust

Benefactor ($50,000–$99,999)
The Boeing Company
Cox Communications 
Dorrance Family Foundation
Fiesta Bowl Charities
Flinn Foundation
Ford Motor Company Fund
Institute of Museum and Library Services

Moreno Family Foundation
Don Nierling Memorial Foundation
Phoenix IDA

Phoenix Office of Arts & Culture

Salt River Pima - Maricopa Indian Community

Subaru of America, Inc.

Ambassador ($25,000–$49,999)
Arizona Complete Health
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona, Inc.
Burton Family Foundation
Helios Education Foundation
Kinder Morgan Foundation
PNC Foundation
Thunderbirds Charities
Two Pups Wellness Fund
U.S. Bank

The Virginia M. Ullman Foundation
Voya Foundation
The Rob and Melani Walton Foundation

Leader ($15,000–24,999)
7 X 24 Exchange/ WiMCO
Arizona Community Foundation
Arizona Coyotes Foundation

Herbert H. and Barbara C. Dow Foundation
JPMorgan Chase
Victor W. Kramer Charitable Trust
Leap into Science 

Scientist ($10,000–$14,999)
American Express
Arizona Diamondbacks Foundation
The Arizona Republic/azcentral's Season for Sharing
Broadcom Foundation
Burns & McDonnell Foundation
Ernst & Young LLP
GSK Science in the Summer
Home Builders Association of Central Arizona
Junior League of Phoenix
KLA Foundation
M Culinary Concepts
Pivotal Foundation
Ryan Companies
WebPT/WebPT Foundation

Innovator ($5,000–$9,999)
3-G Construction
Applied Materials Foundation

Cardinals Charities
Central Arizona Project
City of Phoenix Public Works Dept.
Corning Incorporated Foundation
Cox Charities
Desert Diamond Casinos West Valley
DMB Associates, Inc.
Alberta B. Farrington Foundation 
The Louis Foundation
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Northrop Grumman
Southwest Gas
Summer Youth Program Fund of Maricopa County
University of Phoenix 
U.S. Bank Foundation
The Rob and Melani Walton Sustainability Solutions Service at Arizona State University 
Wells Fargo Foundation 

Visionary ($2,500–$4,999)

Grand Canyon University

Discoverer ($1,500–$2,499)
Acacia Capital Corporation
Coyote Gasket, LLC
Fry's Food Stores
Intel Volunteer Grant Program
John F. Long Foundation
Midwestern University
NISE Network
Scientific Technologies Corporation