We gratefully acknowledge the following individuals, groups, and corporations who have contributed to the Synopsys Silicon Valley Science and Technology Championship and the Santa Clara Valley Science and Engineering Fair Association.

In addition, many  Special Award Sponsors (corporations and professional societies) have provided awards for the students at the fair.


Major Sponsors

(Donate $75,000 or more annually)



(donate $10,000 or more annually)



(donate $2,500 – $9,999 annually)











Pat & Peter Castro

In memory of Linda Kalcic Hanson

Inez M. Lechner Trust Fund



(donate $1,000 – $2,499 annually)

xlogo_bg[1]  Community Fund

Intel Volunteer Grant Program**

2 Anonymous Families

Anonymous, on behalf of Jose Santos

Peter and Carrie Castro 

Jovanovich, Maxim and Sylvia

John and Natalie Kunkel

Marks Family

Silicon Valley Community Foundation

Society for Science & the Public

Trimble Navigation, Ltd




(donate up to $999 annually)

Alpine Awards*
Amazon Smile Foundation
Anderson, June
Apple, Inc.**
Baranoff, Liat and Jeremy A. Burns
Becton, Dickinson and Company**

Benevity Community Impact Fund
Bhetanabhotla, Padmasri & Murthy
Black, Heidi & Corky
Brewer, Lynn
Brocade Communications Systems, Inc.**
Brodbeck, Rose Mary
Burbach, Vanessa

Cheng, Wen & Shu Jin
Chui, Jenny
Cisco JustGive**
Central Cash & Carry*
Paul Denning and Sik Lee
Dilip, Kanchan
Doyle-Jones, Vicki

Gargeya, Hema
Gildea, Cathy and Ann McDowell
Gildea, Marilyn
Google, Inc.**
Google Donations for Doers**
Houle, Philip

In Memory of Ujji Srinivasan
In Memory of Linda Hanson
Intel Corporation* **
IBM Volunteer Outreach Council
Iskarous, Moenes and Nevine Elmasry
Jarvis, Katherine
Jimenez, Sergio, Councilmember, District 2, San Jose City Council

Jones, Chappie, Councilmember, District 1, San Jose City Council
Kalcic, Carole
Kannappan, Karthikeyan and Swarna Muruganand
Karni, Julie & Ben
Kawanami, Bruce & Jo
Korolik, Mikhail
Korsmeyer, Katy

Krishner, Sergey & Julia
Lange, Susan & Art
Laughton, Craig
Laurence, Bert & Barbara Bowden
Lee, Francis and Anita, in honor of Dr. Robert Hassur,                                                             SJSU Professor Emeritus, Biology
Liebschutz, Lynn
Lopatin Family Fund

Lyon, Sean & Cecilia
Madden, Sarah
Makower, Jordan & Esther
Meditch, Sandra
Mignosa, Ken and Tammy McCrory
Movva, Prasad and Leela Yalamanchili

Orr, David & Sally
Pandrangi, Phani & Bharathi
Patwa, Nital P.
Peralez, Raul, Councilmember, District 3, San Jose City Council
Pine Press*
Qing, Dai

Raman, Sudha
Reeber, Larke and Jack Fendell
Rocha, Donald, Councilmember, District 9, San Jose City Council
Sankar, V.
Santa Clara County Office of Education*
Sathe, Samir J.
Scalapino, Anne

Shah, Rupali
Shannon, Lynn and Ed Weiser
Sikdar, Dipak Kumar
Slavic Anglo American School
So, Lydia and Cho Ng
Turner, John & Ann
VMWare Foundation**

Wang, Yanbin
Wang, Lisa
Ruth Waters
Williams, Forrest & Dorothy
Yellenberg, Sandra and Steve
Zarrin, Simon and Teresa
Zhang, Hong & Jianlin Yu

3 Anonymous donors

*Gifts in kind
**Matching gifts