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
The Kemper and Ethel Marley Foundation
National Aeronautics and Space Administration
National Science Foundation
Virginia G. Piper Charitable Trust

Sustainer ($100,000–$249,999)
City of Phoenix
Flinn Foundation
Freeport-McMoRan Foundation
Richard F. Caris Charitable Trust

Benefactor ($50,000–$99,999)
Arconic Foundation
The Boeing Company
Dorrance Family Foundation
Intel/Intel Foundation
Don Nierling Memorial Foundation
Phoenix Office of Arts & Culture
PNC Foundation
Saxton Bradley
Subaru of America, Inc.
Thunderbirds Charities
USAA Foundation
The Rob & Melani Walton Foundation

Ambassador ($25,000–$49,999)
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona, Inc.
Burton Family Foundation
Cognizant Technology Solutions
Fry’s Food Stores
Helios Education Foundation
Maricopa County

Moreno Family Foundation
Salt River Pima - Maricopa Indian Community
U.S. Bank

The Virginia M. Ullman Foundation
Voya Foundation

Leader ($15,000–24,999)
Arizona Community Foundation

The Arizona Republic/azcentral's Season for Sharing
Herbert H. and Barbara C. Dow Foundation
Flinn Foundation
JPMorgan Chase
Voya Financial STEM Futures Program

Scientist ($10,000–$14,999)
American Express
ARAMARK/Aventura Catering
Arizona Diamondbacks Foundation
Artisan by Santa Barbara Catering Company
Atlasta Catering Service, Inc.
Arizona Complete Health

Broadcom Foundation
Burns & McDonnell Foundation
Charles Schwab
Cox Communications
Ernst & Young LLP
Fabulous Food
GSK Science in the Summer
Home Builders Association of Central Arizona
Jackson Family Foundation
Junior League of Phoenix
Kinder Morgan Foundation
Kitchell Foundation Fund
Victor W. Kramer Charitable Trust
M Catering by Michael’s
Northrop Grumman
Pivotal Foundation
PPG Industries Foundation
WebPT/WebPT Foundation
Wells Fargo Foundation

Innovator ($5,000–$9,999)
3-G Construction
Acacia Capital Corporation
Alberta B. Farrington Foundation
Applied Materials Foundation
Arizona Community Foundation- Deaf and Hard of Hearing
Arizona State University
Avantor Sciences Foundation
Best Buy Foundation
BOK Financial
Cardinals Charities
City of Phoenix Public Works Dept.
Cox Charities
Desert Diamond Casinos West Valley
DMB Associates, Inc.
Grand Canyon University
Intel Volunteer Grant Program
Levi Catering, LLC
Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie, LLP
Louis Foundation
Maricopa Community Colleges
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Quarles & Brady
University of Phoenix
The Rob and Melani Walton Sustainability Solutions Service at Arizona State University
Southwest Gas
Summer Youth Program Fund of Maricopa County
U.S. Bank Foundation
The Max and Victoria Dreyfus Foundation

Visionary ($2,500–$4,999)
BBVA Foundation

BNSF Railway Foundation
Central Arizona Project
Corning Incorporated Foundation
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
The Franklin Institute

Grand Canyon University
John F. Long Foundation
Leap Into Science

Parker Hannafin Foundation


Discoverer ($1,500–$2,499)
Institute of Museum and Library Services
The Maurice R. and Meta G. Gross Foundation
Midwestern University