Donor List

STARBASE succeeds because of those who support the program through volunteer time and financial donations.

Many thanks to these professionals for volunteering their time and talent to insure a quality program for Kansas children. 


Corporate and Organization Partners

  • Balls Food Stores
  • Boeing Corporation
  • Brotherhood Bank
  • Capital City Bank
  • CoreFirst Bank and Trust 
  • Kansas Gas Service
  • Salina Optimist Club 
  • SBC Foundation

Foundation Partners

  • Breidenthal-Snyder Foundation
  • Capital City Foundation
  • Capitol Federal Savings Foundation
  • Cooper-Clark Foundation
  • Kansas Gas Service Foundation
  • Kansas Health Foundation
  • Kauffman Foundation
  • Pratt Family Foundation
  • USD 321 Foundation
  • USD 500 Foundation
  • Wichita Greyhound Charities Foundation  

Government Supporters

  • Former Kansas Governor Kathleen Sebelius
  • Former Kansas Governor Mark Parkinson
  • Kansas Governor Sam Brownback
  • U.S. Senator Pat Roberts
  • U.S. Representative Jerry Moran, Congressional District 1
  • U.S. Representative Dennis Moore, Congressional District 3
  • U.S. Representative Todd Tiahrt, Congressional District 4

Community Partners

  • Airline History Museum
  • Challenger Learning Center of Kansas-Winfield
  • Fort Hays State University
  • Kansas Aviation Museum
  • Kansas City Kansas Chamber of Commerce
  • Kansas Cosmosphere
  • Kansas State University, College of Technology and Aviation
  • Garden City Community College
  • Great Bend Community College
  • Pittsburg State University
  • Pratt Community College
  • Salina Chamber of Commerce
  • Science Pioneers
  • Seward County Community College
  • Smoky Hill EAA, Chapter 1127
  • Topeka Chamber of Commerce
  • Union Station Science Center

Individual Partners

  • Helen Galloway
  • Dennis Hansen
  • Willard Snyder

STARBASE Profiles

State Senator Elaine Bowers

Senator Elaine Bowers on Kansas STARBASEIt has been a great privilege of mine to be involved with DoD STARBASE for the past six years. Being a member of the Kansas STARBASE Foundation Board has given me the opportunity to help spread the word on how important it is to have these STEM programs available to our local youth. The U.S. Department of Defense and Kansas National Guard has formed a great relationship with STARBASE, and with their help, they are able to raise students' interest in skills related to science, technology, engineering, and math.

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What They're Saying

“This is always a great learning experience for my students. The staff are well prepared, organized, and work very well with all students. So glad STARBASE is back! Thank you for a great 5 weeks!” —S. Razak, Teacher, Washington Elementary (McPherson)