Corporate Membership

Each year, generous contributions from corporations and foundations fund essential youth programs, opportunities for families to connect with science and technology, teacher professional development, science learning activities for adults, and more. The Franklin Institute is committed to providing hands-on, creative and engaging STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) learning resources for everyone, regardless of means.

Corporate Membership

Through the Corporate Membership Program, your company can make a tax-deductible contribution to The Franklin Institute, and in return receive a host of great benefits that add value for you and your employees and clients.

All members receive:

  • Complimentary passes to the museum, Tuttleman IMAX® Theater, and SkyBike
  • Invitations to exclusive exhibit receptions; concierge service and private viewings for special attractions
  • Recognition on corporate support plaques, the Annual Report, and the Institute’s award-winning website
  • Recognition in The Franklin Institute’s upper-level member newsletter Illuminations, circulation 2,000 households and businesses

In addition, corporate members receive a range of exclusive benefits based on the level of giving as well as the opportunity to nominate a company executive to serve on the Institute’s Executive Corporate Committee. Please click the lists below to view additional benefits, or contact Casey Anne Drummond, Manager of Corporate and Government Relations, at 215-448-2378 or cdrummond@fi.edu.

Corporate Membership Levels and Benefits

  • Einstein’s Elite—$25,000+

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    • 150 complimentary admission passes to the science museum and the Fels Planetarium*
    • 75 complimentary Tuttleman IMAX® Theater passes**
    • 30 complimentary SkyBike passes
    • Listing on the corporate plaques in the museum, IMAX, website
    • One-time listing in Illuminations, subscription 2,000
    • Exclusive tour of The Franklin Institute’s historical collections (up to 30 guests)
    • Corporate Family Day at the Institute for up to 750 people***
    • Traveling Science Show demonstration at your worksite for employees and their families
    • Acknowledgment as a STEM 150 company in a January advertisement in the Philadelphia Business Journal
    • Special recognition one day per year on the museum’s website and on-site digital signage as the supporter of that day’s live science shows
    • 20% discount on one of The Franklin Institute’s rental facilities***
    • Free daytime use of the Institute Boardroom, once a year***
    • Opportunity to nominate a company executive to serve (subject to Committee approval) on the Executive Corporate Committee
  • Curie’s Cabinet—$15,000–$24,999

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    • 125 complimentary admission passes to the science museum and the Fels Planetarium*
    • 50 complimentary Tuttleman IMAX® Theater passes**
    • 25 complimentary SkyBike passes
    • Listing on the corporate plaques in the museum, IMAX, website
    • One-time listing in Illuminations, subscription 2,000 households
    • Exclusive tour of The Franklin Institute’s historical collections (up to 30 guests)
    • Corporate Family Day at the Institute for up to 500 people***
    • Traveling Science Show demonstration at your worksite for employees and their families
    • Acknowledgment as a STEM 150 company in a January advertisement in the Philadelphia Business Journal
    • Special recognition one day per year on the museum’s website and on-site digital signage as the supporter of that day’s live science shows
    • 15% discount on one of The Franklin Institute’s rental facilities***
    • Free daytime use of the Institute Boardroom, once a year***
    • Opportunity to nominate a company executive to serve (subject to Committee approval) on the Executive Corporate Committee
  • Edison’s Innovators—$10,000–$14,999

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    • 100 complimentary admission passes to the science museum and the Fels Planetarium*
    • 40 complimentary Tuttleman IMAX® Theater passes**
    • 20 complimentary SkyBike passes
    • Listing on the corporate plaques in the museum, IMAX, website
    • One-time listing in Illuminations, subscription 2,000 households
    • Corporate Family Day at the Institute for up to 300 people***
    • Acknowledgment  as a STEM 150 company in a January advertisement in the Philadelphia Business Journal
    • Special recognition one day per year on the museum’s website and on-site digital signage as the supporter of that day’s live science shows
    • 10% discount on one of The Franklin Institute’s rental facilities***
    • Free daytime use of the Institute Boardroom, once a year***
    • Opportunity to nominate a company executive to serve (subject to Committee approval) on the Executive Corporate Committee
  • Wright’s Flyers—$5,000–$9,999

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    • 75 complimentary admission passes to the science museum and the Fels Planetarium*
    • 25 complimentary Tuttleman IMAX® Theater passes**
    • 15 complimentary SkyBike passes
    • Listing on the corporate plaques in the museum, IMAX, website
    • Exclusive tour of The Franklin Institute’s historical collections (up to 30 guests)
    • Acknowledgment as a STEM 150 company in a January advertisement in the Philadelphia Business Journal
    • Special recognition one day per year on the museum’s website and on-site digital signage as the supporter of that day’s live science shows
    • 5% discount on one of The Franklin Institute’s rental facilities***
  • Leonardo’s Laureates—$2,500–$4,999

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    • 30 complimentary admission passes to the science museum and the Fels Planetarium*
    • 15 complimentary Tuttleman IMAX® Theater passes**
    • 10 complimentary SkyBike passes
    • Listing on the corporate plaques in the museum, IMAX, website
  • Watson & Crick’s Contributors—$1,000–$2,499

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    • 20 complimentary admission passes to the science museum and the Fels Planetarium*
    • 10 complimentary Tuttleman IMAX® Theater passes**
    • 5 complimentary SkyBike passes