Corporate Sponsorship

New Body BubbleSponsoring 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
  • Annual Fundraiser

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


Thank you to our 2018 sponsors

Advanced Machine & Engineering
Alpine Bank
Aqua-Aerobic Systems
Blazer Foundation
BMO Harris Bank
Comet Fabricating & Welding
CoyleKiley Insurance
Field Fastener
Illinois Arts Council
Illinois Bank & Trust
Illinois Space Grant Consortium
NIcor Gas
PNC Foundation
Regal Beliot
Rock Valley Credit Union
Rockford Area Arts Council
Rockford Bank & Trusts
Smith Charitable Foundation
Thermo Fisher Scientific
Thrivent Financial
United Way

Thank you to our 2017 sponsors

A&P Grain Systems
ACM/Freeman Foundation
Advanced Machine & Engineering Co/Hennig
All World Machinery Supply
Alpine Bank
AmazonSmile Foundation
American Astronomical Society
Associated Bank
Association of Children’s Museums
Astro-Physics, Inc.
Barnes & Noble
Bergstrom Manufacturing Co.
Blazer Foundation of Rockford
BMO Harris Bank
Chartwell Agency
Children's Hospital of Illinois
Cincinnati Tool Steel Co.
ComEd, An Exelon Company
Community Foundation of Northern Illinois
Coyle-Kiley Insurance Agency, Inc.
Daley Automation
Dean Alan Olson Foundation
Dolphin Swim Club
Edwards Apple Orchard
Field Fastener Supply Co.
Fleet Feet
Forest City Gear Co., Inc.
Frank Calvagna & Vince Chiarelli
Freeman Foundation
Fred & Ginger
Gentle Family Dentistry
Gloyd Family Foundation
Greater Rockford Veterinary Medical Association
HMC Products
HolmstromKennedy, P.C.
Huntington Learning Center Rockford
Illinois Arts Council
Illinois Bank & Trust
Illinois Space Grant Consortium
Japan Foundation, New York
JMK Nippon
Julia Kindler Design
Kiwanis Club of Rockford
Kjellstrom Family Foundation
KMK Media Group
Kohl’s Department Stores
Kona Ice
Lenox Healthcare for Women
Lowe’s Distribution Center
Lucha Cantina
NABCO Services
Northwest Bank
Nothing Bundt Cakes
OSF College of Nursing
OSF HealthCare
OSF HealthCare Children's Hospital of Illinois
Papa John’s
Pepsi Cola Bottling Co. of Rockford
PNC Foundation
Prairie Street Brewhouse
Ralph J. Baudhuin Foundation
RBC Wealth Management
Rock Valley Credit Union
Rockford Area Arts Council
Rockford Bank & Trust
Rockford Cosmopolitan Charities
Rockford Park District
Rush Creek Distilling
Savant Capital, LLC
Shedd Aquarium
Sjostrom & Sons, Inc.
Sounds of Good News
Stenstrom Companies, Ltd.
SwedishAmerican - A Division of UW Health
TAC Rockford
The Ben Harding Family Foundation
The Japanese Foundation, New York
Thermo Fisher Scientific
Thrivent Financial
United Way of Rock River Valley
US Bank
UTC Aerospace Systems
Viking Chemical Company
Woodman’s Markets