Support the Fair

We would like to thank the following companies for their contributions to the Greater San Diego Science and Engineering Fair.  Their support and dedication to the Fair are appreciated by the Management Committee, Student Advisory Board and, most of all, the hundreds of San Diego and Imperial County students that compete in the Fair each year.

Qualcomm

PECG – Professional Engineers in California Government

San Diego County Office of Education

Reuben H. Fleet Science Center

The Ronald E. Domb Trust

Friedman Family Foundation

Gen-Probe Charitable Fund

CareFusion

CUBIC

SonTek

General Atomics

Raytheon

Northrop Grumman

Jack in the Box

Friends of the gsdsef

UTC Areospace Systems

Intel ISEF

AFCEA

Balboa Park and Recreation

ONR

San Diego Zoo Global

The San Diego Union-Tribune

UPDATED: March 31, 2017


 

We are always seeking sponsors to ensure the future of the Fair.  Sponsorship comes in many forms and on many levels, through the donation of monies, products and services.  Read more about our To inquire about sponsorship, contact: Phil Gay, President and CFO (philscifr@gmail.com,  619-697-2024)


Our Needs:

Levels of Sponsorship:

  • Major Underwriter – (Underwrites Cost of the Entire Fair)
  • Presenting Sponsors – (Awards Ceremony or Exhibition Hall)
  • Title Sponsors – (Sponsorship of Student or Judges Plaza)
  • In-Kind Sponsorships ***
  • Scholarship Sponsor (college scholarships)
  • Special Award Sponsor (Monetary or Materials (i.e., certificates, plaques, cash)
  • Corporate Sponsor – (General or Operating Funds)
  • Professional Organization Sponsor (offering an award from specific organization)
  • Matching Gifts Sponsorship (Available through your Corporate Financial Office)Corporate Sponsorship Levels
  • Diamond – $40,000 and up
    1. Presenting Sponsor – Exhibition Hall & Awards Ceremony
    2. Mention at the podium
    3. Booth on Family Day
    4. Logo* in all publications which includes, advertisements, banners, handouts, website, promos and Power Point presentation on Awards Ceremony.
    5. Presence on stage at Awards Night.
  • Platinum – $15,000 – $19,999
    1. Title Sponsor – Exhibition Hall
    2. Mention at the podium
    3. Booth on Family Day
    4. Logo* in all publications which includes, advertisements, banners, handouts, website, promos and Power Point presentation on Awards Night.
  • Gold – $10,000 – $14,999
    1. Title of Judges – Awards Ceremony
    2. Logo* in all publications which includes, advertisements, banners, handouts, website, promos and Power Point presentation on Awards Night.
  • Silver – $5,000 – $9,999
    1. Title Sponsor – Judges Plaza
    2. Logo* in all publications which includes, advertisements, handouts, website, promos and Power Point presentation on Awards Night (excluding banners).
  • Bronze – $1,000 – $4,999
    1. Logo* in all advertisement on logo page and in other advertisements as well as Power Point presentation on Awards Night and website
  • Copper – $999 – less
    1. Listing in advertisements, Power Point presentation on Awards Night and website.

    ***In-Kind Sponsorship

    • Media Ad Space
    • Raffle Donations
    • Food and Beverage Donations
    • Student Appreciation Gifts
    • Judges Appreciation Gifts
    • Printing Costs

    *Logo – advertisements in descending order and size of contribution. (Included in half – page ad in the San Diego Union Tribune). Banners will be in the venue hall for the duration of the fair.

    Volunteering:

    • We need volunteer professionals of all fields and disciplines to provide advice, mentorship, and research resources (e.g., lab space and supervision) for aspiring students with developing research questions.
    • We need volunteer graduate students; professors; physical, biological, earth and space, and social scientists, medical and health practitioners, engineers, technical experts, mathematicians, and members of other professional disciplines to help in the project screening process (at city and county schools, in January and February), and/or to serve as Fair judges on opening day, one day (i.e., one morning) each year.
    • We need paper stock, general office supplies, and printing and photocopying facilities and services, 3 IBM type computers, 2 scanners, 3 color printers, 2 fax machines; contributions toward refreshments for up to 700 general Fair judges and up to 1,000 lunches for Fair participants on judging day each year.
    • We need youthful/energetic (not necessarily young) persons from all sectors of business, finance, profesional/technical fields to volunteer time, share expertise, and possibly service on our GSDSEF Management Committee, without compensation.
    • We need year-to-year private, foundational, and corporate monetary contributions to meet short-term Fair production expenses (General Fund) of approximately $120,000 annually.