Current Donors and Sponsors

We are so fortunate to have generous donors who support Critical Thinking and Problem-Solving in Southern Arizona.

Stephen Hawking Level ($50,000 and above)

  • TEP: Tucson Electric Power – Title Sponsor
  • APS: Arizona Public Service
  • Wallace Research Foundation

Katherine Johnson Level ($25,000 and above)

  • Angels Charity for Children
  • Community Foundation for Southern Arizona
  • IBM Systems
  • Raytheon Missile Systems
  • Social Venture Partners
  • Quicken Loans
  • Midstar Partners, LLC (In-Kind)

 Charles Darwin Level ($10,000 and above)

  • Arconic Foundation
  • Cox Communications
  • Deena Jo Heide-Diesslin Foundation
  • Freeport McMoRan
  • Haehn Foundation
  • IEEE Foundation
  • Robert G. and Ellen S. Gutenstein Family Foundation
  • Southwestern Foundation for Education and Historical Preservation
  • State Farm Companies Foundation
  • Texas Instruments
  • Tucson Federal Credit Union
  • University of Arizona College of Engineering
  • University of Arizona College of Science
  • University of Arizona College of Admissions (10 Scholarships)
  • Ventana Charitable Foundation Fund at the Community Foundation for Southern Arizona
  • Arizona Daily Star (In-Kind)
  • Pima Community College – Northwest Campus (In-Kind)
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Leonardo Da Vinci Level ($5,000-$9,999)

  • Beth and I. Michael Kasser
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona

  • Alan and Sharyn Chesser
  • Country Fair White Elephant
  • Fredrick Gardner Cottrell Foundation (RCT)
  • Morris A. Hazan Family Foundation
  • O’Rielly Family Foundation

  • Park Foundation
  • Research Corporation for Science Advancement
  • Roche – Ventana Medical Systems
  • Southwest Gas Corporation
  • Technical Assistance Partnership of Arizona
  • Thomas Brown Family Foundation
  • University of Arizona College of Medicine
                            
  • The University of Arizona Office of Research & Discovery, BIO5

  • Anonymous
  • George Jenson Web Consulting (In-Kind)  
  • Greg Johnson Graphic Design (In-Kind)

 

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Rachel Carson Level ($2,500-$4,999)

  • Health Information Management Systems, LLC
  • KLA Tencor Foundation
  • Phil and Carol Lyons Family Fund at the Community Foundation for Southern Arizona
  • National Bank of Arizona Charities
  • Betsy Bolding
  • Sharon O’Neal
  • Tucson Gem and Mineral Society
  • University of Arizona College of Optical Sciences

  • Tucson ComiCon (in Kind)
  • Visit Tucson
  • WM Symposia
  • First and River Storage (In-Kind)

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Isaac Newton Level ($1,000-$2,499)

  • Kathleen & William Bethel 
  • Clifford & Kathleen Bowman
  • Campus Research Corporation
  • Desert Diamond Casinos and Entertainment
  • Mary and Robert Fosdick
  • Jeff and Donna Goldberg
  • Gracia LLC
  • Christopher & Ann Harris 
  • DaNel Hogan
  • Elizabeth and William Ignatoff
  • Anne Maley-Schaffner
  • Edgar McCollough
  • 
Brooke Miner
  • Mister Car Wash
  • Sharon O’Neal
  • Charles Northrup
  • PICOR Charitable Foundation
  • Pima Community College Foundation
  • Pima Federal Credit Union
  • Ravishankar Palanivelu
  • Rotary Club of Tucson Foundation
  • Helen and John Schaefer
  • Society for Science and the Public
  • Sonoran Schools, Inc.
  • Southern Az. Environmental Mgt. Society (SAEMS)
  • Tucson Osteopathic Medical Foundation
  • University of Arizona College of Education

  • University of Arizona College of Life and Agricultural Sciences

  • University of Arizona College of Social & Behavioral Sciences
  • Hank Walker and Patricia Andrade

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Albert Einstein Level ($500-$999)

Vantage West Credit Union, Network for Good, Sanofi Foundation for North America, Arizona Technology Council, Herbert Welhener, Zach and DeeAnn Saber- Transformational Medicine, Catalina Rotary Club, Jill Bemis, Isla Hamstra, Alan L. Goldberg, Antonio Ramirez, Brian Ellerman, UA College of Admissions,  Hank Bogen, Anonymous Donor, Brooke & Robert Meyer, Gary and Tandy Kippur Donor Advised Fund at Jewish Community Foundation of Southern Arizona, Judith Triestman Legacy Fund at Community Foundation for Arizona and with Lyda Harris, Anne Arnold, Martin Feldman, Patrick Marcus, Rajendran Subramanian, Trico Electric Cooperative, Michael Carducci, BIOSA, Grand Canyon University

Marie Curie Level ($250 to $499)

Tucson Water, Mary Durham-Pflibsen, Paula Johnson, Patrick Woida, John & Anne Duffy,  Little Chapel of All Nations, Nancy Kluge, Roy Loewenstein, Thomas Pate, Lisa Winton, Liz Baker, Helen & Bryan Bayly, Antonio Ramirez, Larry Lebofsky, Christopher Wiegand, Jazmin Willard, Raytheon Volunteer Award on Behalf of Chaunteal Rasmussen, Christopher and Karen Grubb, Peggy Johnson, Lisa and Doug Pratt, Ricard Meindl, Wendi Allardice, Kate O’Rielly, Caryl Jones

Jane Goodall ($120 – $249)

Trish Nuzzo, Amber Pate, Jonny Sue Perkins-Snyder, Adam Jesionowski, William Owens, Robert Baker, D. Steel, Stacy Gottesman, Beth Pajkos, Dominic Ortega, Bruce Bayly, George Jenson, Jan Lesher, Dean Moulis, Rebekah Salcedo, Nuris Finkenthal, Nancy Hsiao, John Barentine, Margaret Wilch, Carleen and James Denovchek, William (Bill) Schmitt, Savannah, Sarah and Donna Baker, Robert Tracey, Robery Landis, Louis Hekman, Norman Bunch, Abbey and Kim Fluckiger, Roberta Allsman, David Starbuck, Liz Whitaker, Irene Orgata,  Brian Gross, Nuris Finkethal, Robert Lepore, Stanley Stachowiak, Norman Bunch

Neil DeGrasse Tyson ($60 -$119)

Mike & Maureen McDaniel, Jennifer Schneider, Thomas Berger, David & Rajka Corder, Michael Curtis, Philip Gilbert, Elishka L. Jepson, Jan Lesher, Mary (Mollie) Minke, Jackie Nicol, Joyce Palasek, Christopher RoDee, Marilyn Rozek, Laura Tank, Russ Thatcher, Sara Zadorozny, Angela Schlegel,  Nerissa Birdsell, Hiram Lopez, Jennifer Barton, John Bredehoft, Richard Brinkley, Julia Gates, Colleen Kelley, Isabel Martinez, Denise Baldwin, Steve Alley, Carol de Cognets, Brian O’Cain, Wulfila Groneberg, Paul Krzemien, James and Judith Miller Feerst, Mary Belle McCorkle, Thea Canzio, Randy and Karen Garland, Timothy Swindle, David Heisley, Karen Wilson, Chandler Birch, Marilyn Rozek, Jeremy Wang, Simona Janisch, Lori Malangone, Bobbie Schorr, Jo DeChatelet, Eunice Goldberg Greene, Camille Stanbery, Benjamin Blonder, Jane Locke, Calvin Baker, Lynne Oland, Marleen Lyon, Erin Deely, Elliott Cheu, Rori Divijak, Michelle Higgins

 

 

The following are just some of the wonderful sponsors of prizes that are awarded at SARSEF:

Alan L. Goldberg

American Association of University Women- Tucson Branch

American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics

American Meteorological Society

American Psychological Association

American Society for Quality- TOPS

American Society of Civil Engineers (Southern AZ Branch)

Arizona Hydrological Society Chapter and Foundation

Arizona Psychological Assn.

Arizona Science Center

Arizona Sonoran Desert Museum

Arizona State University

ASM Materials in Education Foundation

Association for Women Geoscientists

Beth Pajkos

Brain STEM

Broadcom Masters

Brooke Meyer

Catalina Rotary Club

Center for Biological Diversity

Cox Communications

DaNel Hogan

Deena Jo Heide-Diesslin Foundation

Desert Dolphins Scuba Club

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Flandrau Science Center

Girl Scouts of Southern Arizona

Gutenstein Family Foundation

Harris Environmental Group, Inc.

Intel Corporation

International Dark Sky Association – Southern Arizona

ISWEEEP

Janice Berger

Jenson Consulting

Jonathan’s Educational Resources

Larry Lebofsky

Lazy S Ranch Willcox, LLC

Lyda Harris and Judith Treistman

Mary Durham-Pflibsen

McGuire Center for Entrepreneurship

MMT Observatory

Mu Alpha Theta

NASA

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)

Nerissa Birdsell

Office of Naval Research

Phi Beta Kappa

Phoenix Comicon

Pima Community College

Pima County Medical Foundation

Pima County Regional Wastewater Reclamation Department

Planetary Science Institute

Raytheon Missile System – Signal Processing Center

Raytheon Missile Systems

Reid Park Zoological Society

Ricoh Americas Corporation

Saguaro National Park

SARSEF

Sky Island Alliance

Society for In Vitro Biology

Southern Arizona Psychological Association

Southwest Gas Corporation

Stockholm Water Prize

SwAEBR – Southwest Association for Education in Biomedical Research

Texas Instruments, Incorporated

Transformational Medicine

Tucson Amateur Astronomy Association

Tucson Cactus and Succulent Society

Tucson Electric Power

Tucson Gem & Mineral Society

Tucson Water

S. Metric Association

University of Arizona- Genetic GIDP

US Air Force

USS Tucson 770 Club

Vatican Observatory Foundation

Wallace Research Foundation

WISE: Women in Science and Engineering

Women’s Chemistry Group, SAZACS

Yale Science & Engineering Association

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