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Funding Partnerships

We work with corporate partners, trusts and foundations, universities and research councils to create partnerships specially designed to help achieve key business and CSR goals.

Supporting Edinburgh Science allows our partners to:

  • Demonstrate their role as a good corporate citizen
  • Raise their profile with a wide range of audiences
  • Deepen relationships with staff, clients and stakeholders
  • Create opportunities for corporate hospitality
  • Provide a platform for science engagement
  • Support young people in communities throughout Scotland

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Edinburgh Science maintains great relationships with many partners and funders who have supported us in achieving our mission to inspire, encourage and challenge people of all ages and backgrounds to explore and understand the world around them. 

We are keen to continue building these relationships and would be delighted to discuss opportunities with interested parties. If you would like to discuss how a partnership with Edinburgh Science could benefit your organisation contact Hannah Schlesinger, Director of Development and Marketing, hannahs@scifest.co.uk, 0131 553 0324.

Sponsorship

We have a small, dedicated Fundraising and Development team who manage all funding and sponsorship partnership requests. The team are on hand to create bespoke tailored packages for funders to meet with companies funding objectives – whether that is marketing, CSR or raising your company’s profile.

A copy of our Ethical Sponsorship policy is available to download below.
Download our Ethical Sponsorship Policy

Grants

We are extremely grateful to the trusts and foundations that have supported Edinburgh Science over the years. We are incredibly lucky to have worked with a large number of funders who recognise the value of the work we deliver both at the Festival and through our educational outreach work. The contributions and financial commitment we receive from trusts and foundations make it possible to continue to deliver top quality, engaging events.

 

Headline Festival Partner

Headline Learning Partner

Principal Funding Partners

Major Funding Partners

Funding Partners

Festival: Venue and Programming Partners

With Thanks to

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    The Basil Death Trust

    Brownlie Charitable Trust

    Catalysts

    Cruden Foundation

    The Davidson (Nairn) Charitable Trust

    Falkirk Community Schools Charity

    The Hugh Fraser Foundation

    Jimmie Cairncross Charitable Trust

    JTH Charitable Trust

    Kilpatrick Fraser Charitable Trust

    Macdonald Holyrood Hotel

    The Meikle Foundation

    The Misses Barrie Charitable Trust

    The Murdoch Forrest Charitable Trust

    Nancie Massey Charitable Trust

    New Park Educational Trust

    SSE Drumderg Community Fund

    The Stevenston Charitable Trust

    Stewart Investors

    The Sylvia Aitken Charitable Trust

    Tay Charitable Trust

    Thistledown Trust

    The W M Mann Foundation

    William Coull Anderson Trust

    William Grant & Sons

    William S Phillips' Trust

    and to all of those who wish to remain anonymous.