Corporate Sponsorship

Sponsoring an exhibition, event or program at Discovery Center Museum helps us present quality exhibits and educational programming to the Rockford region. Admission and annual gifts only begin to provide the needed support to continue offering the outstanding exhibits, events and programs that have made Discovery Center Museum one of the most highly rated children’s museums in the country.

Sponsorships provide your company with positive public recognition and promotional benefits. Volunteer opportunities also exist for your employees to assist us with our many educational programs or events.

Possible sponsorship opportunities at Discovery Center Museum:

  • New Permanent Exhibits
  • National Traveling Exhibits
  • Family Fun Day Events
  • Special Performance Events
  • Field Trips for School Children
  • Youth Volunteer Program
  • Summer Camps
  • Science Clubs
  • Art Studio Projects
  • Adults Only Event

For details on these and other sponsorship opportunities contact our Director of Development, Sara McKevitt, at 815-972-2834 or


Thank you to our 2017 sponsors (as of 4/1/17)

Advanced Machine

Alpine Bank

AmazonSmile Foundation

Associated Bank

Blazer Foundation



Community Foundation of Northern Illinois

Dolphin Swim Club

Field Fastener

Greater Rockford Veterinary Medical Association


Illinois Bank & Trust

Illinois Space Grant Consortium



Northwest Bank


PNC Foundation

Rock Valley Credit Union

Rockford Area Arts Council


Thermo Fisher Scientific

Thrivent Financial

United Way


Viking Chemical Company



Thank you to all organizations that supported us in 2016

A & P Grain Systems, Inc.

Advanced Machine & Engineering Co.

Alpine Bank

AmazonSmile Foundation

Aqua-Aerobic Systems, Inc.

Association of Science - Technology Centers

Astro-Physics, Inc.

Bergstrom Inc.

Blazer Foundation of Rockford

BlueScope Foundation North America

Chartwell Agency


ComEd, An Exelon Company

Community Foundation of Northern Illinois

Coyle-Kiley Insurance Agency, Inc.


DBS Accounting & Management Services

Edwards Apple Orchard

First Benefits Group

Gloyd Family Foundation

Greenlee Textron


HMC Products

Holmstrom & Kennedy, P.C.

Illinois Arts Council

Illinois Bank & Trust

Illinois Society of Professional Engineers

Illinois Space Grant Consortium



Lowe's Distribution Center

McClellan Blakemore Architects



Morgan Stanley

NASA Out of School Learning Network


Northwest Bank

Northwest Illinois County Farm Bureaus

OSF College of Nursing

OSF Saint Anthony Medical Center

Papa John's Pizza


Powmet, Inc.

Ralph J. Baudhuin Foundation

Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren S.C.

Rock Road Companies

Rock Valley Credit Union

Rockford Area Convention & Visitor’s Bureau

Rockford Bank & Trust

Rockford Cosmopolitan Charities

Rockford Memorial Hospital Auxilliary

Rockford ProAm

Savant Capital Management


Sjostrom & Sons Foundation, Inc.

SwedishAmerican Health System

TAC Rockford

The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers/Rock River Valley

The Kjellstrom Family Foundation

Thermo Fisher Scientific

Thrivent Financial

United Way of Rock River Valley

US Bank Foundation

UTC Aerospace Systems

Viking Chemical Company

Wheels by R.T.

Williams-Manny, Inc.

WilliamsMcCarthy LLP

Woodman’s Markets