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Join us in helping to inspire people of all ages to be engaged with the science in the world around them!

As a registered charity, we rely on generous contributions from individuals, foundations, and corporate partners that help provide key funding to meet our mission and support programs and services in our community. Support for Science North will ensure a lasting impact in Sudbury and across Northern Ontario through STEM education, outreach, and economic development.

Every year, your donation will help inspire:

  • 250,000 visitors that walk through our doors
  • 50,000 students who enjoy hands-on Outreach Programs across Northern Ontario
  • 800 teachers reached in teacher workshops
  • 6,000 children in outreach programs in First Nations Communities
  • 38 Northern Ontario communities impacted by camps and outreach programs
  • 44,000 students a year who visit a Science North attraction

Join a community of supporters committed to conservation, innovation and education. The deeper your engagement with us, the greater your impact is on the issues you care about most.


Science North leads a wide array of initiatives through our various funds, from supporting cancer patients, to sending kids to science camp, to supporting girls in STEM, and much more!

  • Science for All Fund
    • Science North’s new Science for All Fund, will provide financial support to increase the number of individuals, groups, and communities who can access Science North facilities and experiences. The Science for All Fund will ensure programs related to STEM are attainable to anyone living in Sudbury and across Northern Ontario.
  • Provide Access for Cancer Patients
    • Offer cancer care patients the space to nourish their spirits and minds. The Mary Toppazzini-Bernardi Fund provides complimentary admission for Northeast Cancer Centre visitors and their care partners to the science centre and the F. Jean MacLeod Butterfly Gallery.
  • Support Underserved Kids
    • Every child deserves a chance to go to science camp! The Risto Laamanen Fund helps remove financial barriers that might otherwise stand between a family and summer science camp enrolment.
  • Support Indigenous Programming
    • Provide support for programs, projects, or initiatives that seek to advance truth and reconciliation or to improve access and representation for Indigenous peoples at Science North. The Indigenous Programming Fund seeks to expand and elevate of Science North’s work with Indigenous peoples, partners and communities.
  • Provide Access for Special Needs Youth
    • Offer special needs youth the chance to visit Science North without financial barrier! The Rick Bartolucci Fund provides free access to the science centre for special need children.
  • Support Girls in STEM
    • Girls deserve equal opportunity to build knowledge and interest in STEM! The Meagan McGrath Girls in STEM Fund provides support for programs, projects, or initiatives that seek to improve access and representation for girls in STEM throughout Northern Ontario.
  • Support Province-Wide Science
    • Science North is a significant source of informal science education across the province. Through exhibits, film productions, science camps, outreach initiatives, guest speaker presentations, and science field trips, Science North engages over 300,000 people in 100 communities across Ontario annually.


Contact our Development Team at development [at] (development[at]sciencenorth[dot]ca) for opportunities, questions, or concerns.

The Bluecoat BALL

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Thank you for supporting the 2024 Bluecoat Ball! 

The evening was a sold-out experience and generated $200,000 for the Science For All Fund. Surpassing the night's goal of $100,000 would not have been possible without the generosity of everyone who attended the gala.

Read all about it here.

We cannot wait to do it all again on March 22, 2025!

For more information or sponsorship opportunities, email lindsay.donnelly [at] (lindsay[dot]donnelly[at]sciencenorth[dot]ca)


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Connect your brand to extraordinary experiences! Secure customer attention and raise your brand awareness with Science North.

Since we know our audience profile inside out, we offer brands engaging opportunities to connect with people and promote memorable experiences. 

Offering more than logo placement, we tailor solutions to meet business needs and demonstrate a return on investment:

  • Cutting-edge, immersive exhibits and films that prompt questions and arouse curiosity
  • Innovative programs from summer camps and e-learning to Indigenous outreach
  • Opportunities for branded engagements, product integrations and targeted social media
  • Creative ideas for experiential marketing opportunities 
  • Audience research 
  • Visitor experience expertise
  • Fulfillment reporting
  • Tangible results on your investment 

Are you ready to bring your vision to life?

Contact: Lindsay Donnelly
Email: lindsay.donnelly [at] (lindsay[dot]donnelly[at]sciencenorth[dot]ca)

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