Western Colorado Math & Science Center



Funding for the Math & Science Center
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Funding for the Math & Science Center

Funding for Center operations currently comes from several sources:

  • Grants

The Center has been the recipient of a number of Foundation and local service club grants to fund specific projects and general operating expenses.  In addition, we received funding through the State of Colorado’s STEM Network as one of the original STEM Centers for the State of Colorado.

  • Donations

Contributions from generous individuals, businesses and organizations continue to support the mission and operations of the Center.  Donations may be made by check or credit card at various donor levels.  The Center also offers individual and family annual memberships.  Clink on this link to obtain a donation/membership formPlease print the form and mail the completed form along with your check to the John McConnell Math & Science Center (2660 Unaweep Avenue, Grand Junction, CO 81503).  For credit card donations or pledges, either mail the completed form or fax it to the Math & Science Center (970-245-2664).  Call (970)243-1626 with questions.  YOU MAY ALSO MAKE A CREDIT CARD OR PAYPAL CONTRIBUTION BY CLICKING ON THE "DONATE" LINK ABOVE!

    • Fees

The Center charges nominal admission fees and fees for field trip visits, camps and special activities and facilities rental.

  • In-kind Contributions

Local businesses and professionals provide materials and support for the Center’s displays and exhibits.

  • Mesa Valley School District 51 and CU School of Engineering Support

School District 51 provides facilities and financial support to the Center.  The University of Colorado School of Engineering and Technology provides student stipends for college students to work and learn at the Center and other financial support.

The John McConnell Math & Science Center of Western Colorado, Inc., operates as a 501(c)3 non-profit organization.

Mail your check and donor form or membership to:

The John McConnell Math & Science Center of Western Colorado, Inc.

2660 Unaweep Avenue

Grand Junction, CO 81503