Corporate Engagement

Corporations and small businesses provide support that is vital to Chabot’s ability to inspire over 150,000 visitors and member households annually.

Corporate supporter benefits may include marketing and recognition at public events and exhibits, discounts on facilities rentals, corporate team building activities, and corporate volunteer days.  Programs that can be supported through corporate contributions include:

Youth Education Programs:  Our learner-driven science, technology, engineering, and math education programs reach deep into our diverse Bay Area community to inspire the next generation of America’s STEM workforce.   Our high school program, Galaxy Explorers, and our middle school program, Champions of Science, inspire the curiosity fundamental to careers in STEM through year-round project-based programs.  Our field trip programs provide students from schools across the Bay area with access to classes and exhibits that spark a love of the sciences.

Public Programs: From evening lecture series to our one-day celebration, Tinkerfest, to exhibit and planetarium show development, Chabot offers businesses a range of public facing opportunities to stand up for science.  Our team will be happy to work with you to find programs that fit your mission.

Corporate Annual Support:  Join a group of Bay area companies that support a 135 year old institution dedicated to public inspiration, which boasts the oldest, free, weekly accessible public Observatory in the Western States.

Marquee Naming Opportunities:  Chabot has several prominent naming opportunities for companies interested in supporting STEM education in the Bay Area in a notable way.

For more information about our Corporate programs and opportunities for involvement, please contact Sheryl Gorchow-Stuart at (510) 336-7379 or

Corporate Support (2014-17)

Adobe Systems Inc.
Apple Computer
Bank of America
Beneficial State Foundation
Berkeley Lab
Bitcloud Inc
Cahill Contractors Inc.
Chevron Corporation
Chubb & Son
Cisco Systems, Inc.
Clorox Company
Comcast Cable Communications
Dashe Cellars
Drake’s Barrel House
Goettsch International Inc
Harborside Health Center – Oakland
Johnson & Johnson
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Lockheed Martin Space Systems Company
Matson Foundation
McKesson Foundation

Microsoft Corporation

Morgan Stanley
Morrow Meadows Corp
MW Events Inc
Oaklandish LLC
Pacific Gas and Electric Company
Rudney Associates
Safeway Foundation Foundation

Schnitzer Steel Products Company

State Farm Youth Advisory Board
Sungevity Solar Home Specialists
The Rhythm Society
TLS Corp
Turner Construction Company – Ogawa Plz
Waste Management of Alameda County
Western Alliance Bank
United Airlines
US Bank Foundation