Every year, thousands of individuals and organizations support Society for Science & the Public. More than 100,000 individuals support SSP as subscribers, members and donors. Additionally thousands of individuals volunteer at SSP's science competitions each year. And, dozens of organizations underwrite our work as sponsors, advertisers, and by providing awards. Learn more about our impact.
We welcome the support of volunteers and donors for our programs and publications. See below for more information.
SSP is a non-profit organization that relies on the support of individual members.
Every year, thousands of individuals contribute time and energy to SSP education programs, as judges, interpreters, and event volunteers.
Your tax-deductible contribution will expand SSP program and content offerings. With your help, we can reach more students, teachers, and scientists everywhere, to encourage work that will advance our global welfare.
Many companies have programs where your employer will match a charitable contribution made to a non-profit organization such as Society for Science & the Public. This is a great opportunity to maximize your gift to SSP. Federal employees can also give through the Combined Federal Campaign (SSP is #92454).
Businesses and organizations sponsor special awards at our science competitions.
Science News is the flagship magazine of Society for Science & the Public. Every year, our subscribers receive 26 print issues of award-winning journalism, provided in a crisp, clear and concise format.
Science News publishes the most current advances in science, from astronomy to zoology. Published since 1922, Science News is the clear and credible voice of the latest scientific research and events. The magazine is printed bi-weekly and provides crisp, concise articles that are rich in detail, content and educational value.
SSP Financial Snapshot
90% of SSP's expenditures are allocated to program activity.
Source: 2010 IRS Form 990.
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“This organization does for science what the Olympics do for sport ... It stimulates and provides a platform for academically oriented students to stretch their intellects and contribute to scientific knowledge.” – Parent
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