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Your support for excellent educational programs, exhibits, demonstrations and events helps to fund our mission to educate and inspire! We proudly serve our community school children, families and service members with educational, fun and interesting opportunities to learn about the incredible technology based local and national environment in which we reside. Your support helps keep us viable as a non-profit education commodity for our community. We thank you.

State and federal tax deductions apply for most gifts and Virginia State Tax Credits apply for the unique VASC Opportunity Program donations. Please consider the following ways to support VASC:

Annual Fund

Annual FundYour tax deductible donation will help provide thousands of children, families and visitors hours of fun science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) demonstrations, programs & exhibits every day!


Support a Scientist!
Your unrestricted donation allows the Center to deliver fun and engaging educational Science, Technology, Engineering and Math programs, educational exhibits and live science demonstrations on a daily basis to over 100,000 children each year.

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Matching Gifts

Your donation may be matched by your corporation, effectively doubling your support. Simply ask your Human Relations Department if your company matches philanthropic gifts to community organizations. Fill out the form and return with your gift to VASC Development

VASC Opportunity Program, Inc.

The Virginia Air & Space Center Opportunity Program, Inc. provides free or reduced educational programming to students that show financial need. Since the inception of the VASC Opportunity Program in 1995, over 275,000 students have received free and reduced educational experiences at the Center. Contributions from individuals, businesses and foundations nourish the program.

The Virginia Air & Space Center Opportunity Program is a Virginia State Department of Education Neighborhood Assistance Act Tax Credit Program for Education.

The VASC Opportunity Program:
• Provides contributors with a 65% State Tax Credit for their directed donation in addition to regular state and federal tax deductions.
• Stimulates students’ interest in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) and assists with teaching the Virginia Standards of Learning guidelines.
• Educates our community’s budding scientists, doctors, technologists, engineers and mathematicians.
Donate to the Virginia Air & Space Center Opportunity Program today to receive a 65% tax credit!

VASC Opportunity ProgramA donation of $1,000 will return a Virginia State Tax Credit in the amount of $650 in addition to regular state and federal tax deductions. The power of your generosity cannot be understated for our community children and our Center. We thank you for your support of the VASC Opportunity Program! For additional information on the NAP Program, please call (757) 727-0900, ext. 741. Download a pdf on more information for Neighborhood Assistance Program (NAP) state tax credits.

For more information contact Jessica Woodyard; or 757-727-0900 ext. 741

Sponsorship Opportunities

Business Marketing OpportunitiesLooking to further your Corporate Marketing reach? Your opportunity to reach over 220,000 education minded individuals is here! Sponsor an exhibit, event, IMAX or specific educational program to target your market. Sponsorship benefits may include your logo or business name on VASC event marketing, the Settler’s Landing Road marquis, VASC newsletters, email, website and promotional materials. For specific details regarding upcoming opportunities contact the VASC Development Office.

Sponsorships: Major sponsorships attract a diverse audience interested in education. Events and new exhibits create anticipation and excitement about the Center’s upcoming schedule and expand our marketing reach. Corporate sponsorship recognition may include television, radio, print, Settler’s Landing Road marquis, email newsletters, promotional brochures, flyers, posters and offers superb community relations benefits.

For more information contact Jessica Wordyard; or 757-727-0900 ext. 741

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