A child examining a scientific machine with gears

Annual Fund

Help us inspire tomorrow! Your gift supports our public science center, new science discovery and learning initiatives and experiences, and immediate and critical needs across all our programs.

Close up dove and boy in ADZ Animal Discovery Zone

Animal Discovery Zone Fund

Help us to reimagine learning encounters with live animals, as we redesign our beloved Animal Discovery Room.

Two children conducting a science experiment in the Biotech lab

Biotechnology Learning Lab Fund

Inspire and prepare the next generation of citizens and scientists for the world of possibilities that biotechnology offers.

A smiling student holds up the science project he has constructed.

Children’s Scholarship Fund

Connect diverse children with STEM learning through need-based scholarships.

Science on a Sphere exhibit where visitors are learning about the earth.

Global Issues Fund and the Future of Food

Support the design, development, and operations of the Global Issues exhibition space and related educational exhibits, programs, curricula, and professional learning programs focused on STEM issues with global implications.

A butterfly landing on the fingers of a young person.

The Robert and Elizabeth Karplus Outdoor Nature Lab Fund

Support this rich and inclusive learning environment combining innovative outdoor learning experiences with renowned environmental education activities and professional learning programs.