Since its founding in 1973, ASTC has nurtured a generation of science center professionals as the field has grown into a global phenomenon. ASTC is now the largest organization of interactive science centers in the world, with member organizations in 50 countries and every U.S. state, and a cumulative visitation of more than 95 million people.

Nearly 70% of ASTC’s income comes from corporate and foundation support. This type of support allows ASTC to fulfill its mission, support its members, and advocate on behalf of the global science center community.

To learn more about ASTC and who are members are in order to determine if we are a good fit for your corporate goals, please review:

ASTC Brochure: Our Strategic Vision

Listing of ASTC Members By State and By Country

Opportunities abound for supporting the mission of ASTC. Here are some of the ways you can do so:

  • Be a catalyst for STEM learning
  • Help science centers deliver the greatest impact possible in their communities
  • Support making science learning a global enterprise
  • Become a sponsor of the Conference

For more information on sponsorship opportunities, please please contact Chris Nelson, COO, at (202) 783-7200 x114 or

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