Support Science Literacy

The Chicago Council on Science and Technology (C2ST) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization and our supporters play a fundamental role in advancing our mission and goals.

Please consider a contribution to our annual fund, or renewing your support below. Understanding STEM issues is critical in today’s world, and we hope to continue to instill a passion for learning throughout the region.

How else can you help to make an impact?


Volunteer with us

Volunteer at our in-person science events! From astronomy to the latest medical discoveries, help us with our guests as we share science around the Chicagoland area. For pro bono services contact Katie Ahmed at to discuss current volunteer opportunities.

Become a Sponsor

You or your business will have the opportunity to sponsor a Program or Program Series of your choosing and contribute to the overall strategy and development of programs. C2ST will recognize you as a sponsor via the C2ST web site and through all marketing channels.

For more information on how to become a C2ST Sponsor please contact Executive Director, Sasha Prokuda, PhD, at


Become a Board Member

To learn more about our board roles and committee positions, please contact Executive Director, Sasha Prokuda, PhD, at

Matching Gifts

Many companies offer matching gift programs to encourage employees to contribute to nonprofit organizations. To multiply the value of your contribution or gift, ask your human resource or community relations department for a matching gift form. C2ST’s Federal Tax Identification Number (TIN) is 20-8490697.

Annual Gala

Attend or sponsor the Science in the City Annual Gala, taking place in May of each year. Science in the City is C2ST’s major fundraising event, helping the organization sustain and grow our public STEM programming efforts. For more information, visit the gala page or contact Katie Ahmed at


Purchase Supplies

Purchase supplies for our organization here.


I am grateful that you exist! Bringing science to the people and making it relevant is very important. 

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.

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