Sustaining Support

Sustaining Support

The Chicago Council on Science and Technology is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization and our supporters play a fundamental role in advancing our mission and goals.

Due to your financial support, C2ST has been able to offer programs, and provide timely lectures led by experts in fields from neuroscience and the brain to robotics, and on topics ranging from solar energy and water to superbugs.

Please consider a contribution to C2ST, or renewing your support today. Understanding STEM issues is critical in today’s world, and we hope to continue to instill an excitement and passion for learning throughout the region. For your annual gift, we will send you our event notices and newsletter, and you will receive discounts to programs and invitations to special events.

C2ST is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization (Tax ID #20-8490697) and your donation is tax deductible to the extent permitted by law.

Levels of Sustaining Support



Impress your principal investigator (PI), professor, and peers with fresh new discoveries from leading scientists and researchers, while networking with your peers in academia, government and industry at this discounted Student supporter price.

Within the Student Support Group you will fall into one of the following sub groups:

  • High School
  • Undergraduate
  • Graduate

Equip yourself with the latest developments in your discipline and discuss teaching methods with other educators at this discounted Educator supporter price.

Additional Benefits

  • Bring-a-class Privileges
  • Professional Development Credit (where applicable)

Enrich your brain with cutting-edge insights and open yourself to new ideas, while learning with like-minded people.

Additional Benefits

  • Opportunity to obtain another seat for $40 more at this supporter level

Further your knowledge in your area of expertise and gain an edge on the competition by interacting with those in the know – at the precipice of discovery. Our programs offer a unique opportunity to observe a given field through a multidisciplinary lens, which creates an environment that facilitates peer to peer dialogue.

Additional Benefits

  • Subject to approval, submit to C2ST blog as Professional Supporter contributor
  • Opportunity to obtain another seat for $40 more at this supporter level

Serve as a community leader to educate, engage, and advocate thereby increasing the public’s understanding of science and technology’s impact on society.

Additional Benefits

  • Invitation to exclusive events throughout the year
  • Acknowledgement in the C2ST Annual Report

Members of this prestigious group will work together with C2ST to play a significant role in anchoring Chicagoland as a leader in S & T within our state and nation, while increasing the public’s understanding of science and technology.

Additional Benefits

  • Invitation to exclusive dinners and events throughout the year
  • Shared President’s Council Member Directory
  • Acknowledgement in the C2ST Annual Report
Select a level to support C2ST!