Event Sponsorship Program

The Festival offers funds to support a select group of community events themed around STEM and happening during the 17-day celebration. This is one way we hope to better support our partners and strengthen our exciting suite of public programs for the people of North Carolina.  

The 2017 Event Sponsorship Program grants are helping fund the following events:

4th Annual Community Day - Carolinas Aviation Museum
6th Annual Burlington Maker Faire - Alamance Makers Guild
Art "Full" of Science - Hands On!
Ask the Astronaut - Schiele Museum of Natural History
Come Build with Us at HPU! – High Point University
Diving Into Water: Why and How We Keep It Clean – NC Estuarium
El Día de los Niños Buildfest - Coltrane-Webb STEM Magnet School
Family Science Day and 5K Race for the Planet - NC Aquarium at Fort Fisher
Interpreting the Night Sky - NC Aquarium on Roanoke Island
Middle and High School STEM Day – Sylvan Heights Bird Park
Nature Designs Art Festival – Raven Rock State Park
Playhouse Buildfest - The Children's Playhouse
Science Extravaganza - Greensboro Science Center
Science in the Movies: Mental Health & Mental Illness - Science Communicators of NC
SciVisit – Gaston College
STEM Career Fair – Mountain View Intermediate School
STEM Mobile Fest - Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Triangle
STEM Open House - Rowan-Cabarrus Community College
Super Science FunFest - Fascinate- U Children's Museum
Telescope Making Workshop – A Time for Science
The Artistic Side of Science: An Evening with Dr. David Goodsell - Wake Technical Community College
The Science of Art and the Art of Science at the Azalea Festival – Cape Fear Museum
Triangle SciTech Expo – NC Museum of Natural Sciences
WeatherWorks Extravaganza – Imagination Station