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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,, 0131 553 0324.


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


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.


Principal Funding Partners

Major Funding Partners

Funding Partners

Festival: Venue and Programming Partners

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