Mystery at the Museum
FUND-A-NEED & SPONSORSHIP

Mysterious and meaningful, every donation will be matched 1-to-1 by the Reuben H. Fleet Foundation, up to $200,000!

FUND-A-NEED
Science in Neighborhoods
Connect the Fleet Science Center to a community for a year.   Neighborhoods need science and your gift will bring teachers, parents, community leaders and business owners together to connect their community to the power of science.   * Generous contributions to the Mystery at the Museum, including to Fund-A-Need, will provide critical support for the development and implementation of education programs as well as other needs of the institution as we safely welcome back visitors to our Balboa Park facility. The following are examples of some of the many needs your donation may help address.
$15,000Value
Summer of Science
Connect kids to science this summer through the Fleet Science Center’s in-person camps and summer school programs.   There is record demand for summer camps at the Fleet Science Center and for off-site education programs. Your gift will help the Fleet hire additional educators and work collaboratively with schools and other providers to meet student needs.   * Generous contributions to the Mystery at the Museum, including to Fund-A-Need, will provide critical support for the development and implementation of education programs as well as other needs of the institution as we safely welcome back visitors to our Balboa Park facility. The following are examples of some of the many needs your donation may help address.
$10,000Value
Public Programing/StudioX and FLEETtv
Keep enthusiastic families heading to the Fleet Science Center in person and online.   Your gift at this level can support hands-on science workshops in Studio X and the creation FLEETtv programming that offers fun science activities kids can do at home.   * Generous contributions to the Mystery at the Museum, including to Fund-A-Need, will provide critical support for the development and implementation of education programs as well as other needs of the institution as we safely welcome back visitors to our Balboa Park facility. The following are examples of some of the many needs your donation may help address.
$7,500Value
Inspiring Young Women in STEM
Your gift can connect girls to STEM role models and to other girls who love science through the Fleet Science Center's BE WiSE and SciTech programs.   SciTech engages 4-5 grade girls in hands on science activities and BE WiSE (Better Education for Women in Science and Engineering) offers unique STEM experiences to girls in 7-12 grade. Both programs inspire young women by connecting them to women working in a variety of STEM fields. Your support will help these programs serve over 1,000 girls each year.   * Generous contributions to the Mystery at the Museum, including to Fund-A-Need, will provide critical support for the development and implementation of education programs as well as other needs of the institution as we safely welcome back visitors to our Balboa Park facility. The following are examples of some of the many needs your donation may help address.
$5,000Value
Supporting Educators
Your gift at this level will connect teachers to resources and to each other.   Since its inception in 2002 the Fleet Inquiry Institute has offered professional development opportunities to more than 14,000 educators. This program has adapted to help teachers connect to each other to share best practices in this new and changing environment. With your support, the Fleet can offer professional development courses, curriculum, and other resources to educators throughout San Diego County.   * Generous contributions to the Mystery at the Museum, including to Fund-A-Need, will provide critical support for the development and implementation of education programs as well as other needs of the institution as we safely welcome back visitors to our Balboa Park facility. The following are examples of some of the many needs your donation may help address.
$3,000Value
Suds and Science and More!
Your gift can support adult programs both online and in-person.   Suds & Science and special Lecture Series continue to be online successes.  And Sharp Minds/Senior Mondays is back as a monthly in-person program! Your support of these programs will connect adults in our community to science.   * Generous contributions to the Mystery at the Museum, including to Fund-A-Need, will provide critical support for the development and implementation of education programs as well as other needs of the institution as we safely welcome back visitors to our Balboa Park facility. The following are examples of some of the many needs your donation may help address.
$1,000Value
Young Scientist
Inspire hundreds of young scientists!   The Fleet’s Young Scientists Club continues to serve kids age 3-5 with fun and educational science activities. .Your gift can ensure that our youngest scientist still have access to this crucially important development opportunity.   * Generous contributions to the Mystery at the Museum, including to Fund-A-Need, will provide critical support for the development and implementation of education programs as well as other needs of the institution as we safely welcome back visitors to our Balboa Park facility. The following are examples of some of the many needs your donation may help address.
$500Value
25 Students
This level of underwriting can help bring one class of 25 students to the Fleet Science Center for a fieldtrip.   Students will enjoy exploring exhibit in small groups, experience an IMAX® film, and learn from the Fleet Science Center’s experienced education staff.   * Generous contributions to the Mystery at the Museum, including to Fund-A-Need, will provide critical support for the development and implementation of education programs as well as other needs of the institution as we safely welcome back visitors to our Balboa Park facility. The following are examples of some of the many needs your donation may help address.
$250Value
The Future of Science
Your donation at any level is important and ensures that children and adults throughout our community are connected to science, to create a better future.   The Fleet is your science center, San Diego!   * Generous contributions to the Mystery at the Museum, including to Fund-A-Need, will provide critical support for the development and implementation of education programs as well as other needs of the institution as we safely welcome back visitors to our Balboa Park facility. The following are examples of some of the many needs your donation may help address.
$100Value
SPONSORSHIP
Diamond Level Sponsorship
Two Available:   Women in STEM Sponsor Distance Learning Sponsor   (Donation portion is $8,075*)
$10,000Value
Platinum Level Sponsorship
Two Available:   Charcuterie Board Sponsor Technology Sponsor   (Donation portion is $5,575*)
$7,500Value
Gold Sponsorship
*In addition to special recognition, sponsors at the Gold level and above are entitled to Detective Team benefits PLUS one premium bottle of wine and a $200 gift certificate from WineSellar & Brasserie.    (Donation portion is $3,075*)
$5,000Value
Charles (Efficiency Expert)
Charles is the Gala Committee member who likes to be useful.
$0Value
Belinda (Gala Donor)
Wealthy volunteer who enjoys wine a bit too much. Belinda has to taste all the Gala vino to make sure it is up to par.
$0Value
Archie (Wine Collector)
He doesn't understand his flamboyant fellow committee members and would prefer to spend his time folding napkins.
$0Value
Bill (a.k.a. Big Daddy B)
Lawyer by day and DJ by night. Bill has "the Big B" type diabetes and bad taste in pants.
$0Value
Deidre (Eccentric)
Deidre's been married as many times as Elizabeth Taylor. But, if the Gala needs something unusual, Deidre is the one to ask.
$0Value
Samantha (Gala Chairperson)
Samantha is beautiful but allergic to everything and nearly blind. Emotional distress causes her to faint.
$0Value