Be our Science Partner!
There are many ways for businesses to get involved at the Lancaster Science Factory!
Some businesses join as members, providing value and benefits to their employees while supporting STEM education. Others donate as part of the state Educational Improvement Tax Credit (EITC) program, receiving lucrative tax benefits. Many businesses use their donation as a marketing opportunity, reaching their target audience by sponsoring an event. Businesses might fund a program in need, sponsor an exhibit, or host a team-building activity after hours.
To discuss the best fit for your business, please contact Rob Reed, Development Director, at (717) 509-6363 X106 or [email protected].
Business memberships at the Lancaster Science Factory are a great way for companies to support youth STEM education in our community, while also marketing their business to over 50,000 annual visitors and thousands of social media followers. Packages include a wide variety of value-added benefits to all employees of our business members.
Throughout the year the Science Factory hosts a number of large events that are prime marketing opportunities for the right business looking to reach a specific demographic. Sponsorships can be packaged or customized to fit your needs. The Science Factory is committed to providing the greatest benefit for your marketing dollars, and we will gladly work with you to maximize the impact of your participation in these events.
Special events happen all year round- contact Rob Reed, Development Director, at (717)509-6363 x106 or [email protected] to learn more!
Educational Improvement Tax Credits
The Lancaster Science Factory is recognized by the PA Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) as an Educational Improvement Organization, making us eligible for grants through the state’s EITC program. This program allows businesses to receive substantial state tax credits of up to 90% of their donation through the program.
To learn more please visit the DCED’s website at www.newpa.org/eitc, and talk to your tax professional about how this program might benefit your business.
Other Ways to Get Involved
Here at the Science Factory we keep our budget lean so we can focus as many resources as possible on our programs and facility. We couldn’t do this without the support of our volunteers. These dedicated individuals help by answering visitors’ questions, facilitating projects during science summer camps, leading demonstrations in our Science Café, helping plan an event or with administrative duties, and countless other ways.
Looking to host a special party or corporate event? The Lancaster Science Factory would love to host you! Our space is perfect for meetings, employee appreciation events, team building, and MORE! Check out all of our facility rental options.
Please contact Rob Reed, Development Director, with your questions about businesses partnerships.
(717) 509-6363 X106 or [email protected]