Donor List

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

Many thanks to these professionals past and present 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. Senator Jerry Moran
  • U.S. Representative Roger Marshall, Congressional District 1
  • U.S. Representative Lynn Jenkins, Congressional District 2
  • U.S. Representative Kevin Yoder, Congressional District 3
  • U.S. Representative Ron Estes, 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

Tanner Kellogg

My name is Tanner Kellogg and I believe that attending DoD STARBASE when I was younger helped shape my life as well as the course of my education and career. I attended STARBASE Kansas at McConnell AFB in Wichita, Kansas. It was a one-week day camp during the summer of 2001, and I was nine years old. I had just finished 3rd grade at Woodland Health and Wellness Magnet Elementary School.

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What They're Saying

“This has been an amazing experience for myself as well as for my daughter. I fully support this program to continue for future students. Thank you to all the instructors.” —C. Hicks, Parent Volunteer, Bluestem-Leon Elementary