Corporate support of the Discovery Center of Idaho is an investment in our region’s economic vitality, cultural ecosystem, and community vibrancy. Whether it’s sponsoring an event, exhibition or program, volunteering or providing in-kind goods or expertise, there are many benefits to corporate support, and involvement shows an investment in Boise, the Treasure Valley, and beyond.

Our corporate partners are committed to leadership, learning, and community involvement. Corporate partners provide critical operating support for the Discovery Center’s operations, including exhibits, collections, public and educational programming, cultural events, and community access initiatives. Supporting the Discovery Center through the corporate partnership program demonstrates your company’s commitment to Idaho’s next generation of innovators. By igniting curiosity and fueling a passion for discovery, experimentation, and critical thinking, together we can empower the next generation of great thinkers!

To learn more, or to discuss more ways to partner, contact Development Director Lydia Bassett at l.bassett@dcidaho.org or call her at (208)343-9895 ext. 242

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Levels of Investment and Impact

Exclusive Exhibition Sponsor (1) $75,000
Presenting Exhibition Sponsor (2) $50,000
Individual Exhibit Sponsor $5,000/each
Sponsor a Day at the Center $5,000*
Adult Night Sponsor (3 per year) $1,000/each
Annual Exhibit Sponsor $1,000/yr.

Benefits and Recognition

We recognize that sponsorship decisions are often driven by marketing needs. To deliver the maximum return to your company, we can work with you to design a benefits package that meets your needs. Please call us to learn more about how your company can be a champion of STEM learning and discovery. All recognition includes: boosted social media shout outs to 13,000+ followers, logo display on our website; in printed newsletters and the annual report; on community posters around town, and special invitations to Discovery Center of Idaho events.

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WAYS TO GIVE

There is always something new happening: new programs to fund, new exhibitions to highlight, new young minds to nurture, and that means new opportunities for sponsorship! If your organization is interested in working with us to promote STEM education in our community, please contact us at giving@dcidaho.org.

Make a Financial Contribution

Support STEM programming and hands-on exhibits for students in underserved Idaho schools, empowering their students to explore over 150 hands-on exhibits at substantially reduced rates. $1000 will help fund over 160 students. $2,500 will help fund over 400 students. $5,000 will help fund over 800 students. $10,000 will help fund over 1,600 students.

Sponsor an Event

Inspire lifelong learning in STEM by sponsoring one of our out-of-this-world events. Including our science-themed Adult Nights, Annual Science with Style Gala, or an entire day at the Discovery Center! For opportunities, contact us at giving@dcidaho.org.

Sponsor a Feature Exhibition

Spark an interest in STEM for thousands of Idahoans by sponsoring one of our featured hands-on STEM exhibitions. For upcoming opportunities, contact us at giving@dcidaho.org.

Match Employee Gifts

Recognize your employees’ generosity by matching their cash contributions to the Discovery Center.

Make an In-kind Contribution

Donate event space, food, beverages, printing, advertising, live or silent auction items, office supplies, and other budget-relieving goods and services to the Discovery Center.

PROGRAMS & EVENTS

EVENTS AT THE CENTER

We host a variety of events here at the Discovery Center of Idaho: Young Discoverers, Adult Nights, and friendly challenges among members and frequent visitors. No matter the age or activity, we have a lot of fun and are certain we have something on our calendar sure to entertain and create lasting memories.

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MAKE A DONATION

THE SCIENCE OF GIVING

Do you love the Discovery Center? Do you want to support school field trips, in-house produced exhibitions, and STEM education in Idaho? Make a donation!

Your gift impacts every aspect of the Discovery Center. It boosts access for Idaho students, creates STEM educational opportunities, guarantees fresh exhibitions, delivers memorable learning, and inspires future career paths in STEM fields for Idaho’s next generation. Your financial support makes a galactic difference.

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BECOME A MEMBER

JOIN TODAY

Discovery Center membership is a rewarding experience for you and your family. Become a member and attend sneak previews of our new exhibitions, receive discounts on camps and birthday parties, and enjoy the Discovery Center every day of the year.

Join today and become part of our community. Together, we can achieve our mission to inspire lifelong interest and learning in STEM.

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CALL

  • Discovery Center of Idaho
    Main Office
    (208) 343-9895

  • EMAIL

  • General Inquiries:
    webmail@dcidaho.org

    Membership Information:
    membership@dcidaho.org

  • VISIT

  • Discovery Center of Idaho
    131 W. Myrtle Street
    Boise, Idaho 83702

  • HOURS

  • Sun: 12pm - 4:30pm
    Mon: CLOSED
    Tues: 10am - 4:30pm
    Wed: 10am - 4:30pm
    Thurs: 10am - 4:30pm
    Fri: 10am - 4:30pm
    Sat: 10am - 4:30pm
    Closed: New Years, Easter, Thanksgiving, Christmas

  • ADMISSION

  • Members & Under 2 • Free*
    Youth 2-17 • $12
    Adults 18+ • $18
    Seniors • $17
    Military Personnel • $1 Off
    * Free admission during standard exhibitions & reduced admissions during special exhibitions

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