Donor List

STARBASE succeeds because of those who support the program through volunteer time and financial donations.

Many thanks to these professionals for volunteering their time and talent to insure a quality program for Kansas children. 


Corporate and Organization Partners

  • Balls Food Stores
  • Boeing Corporation
  • Brotherhood Bank
  • Capital City Bank
  • CoreFirst Bank and Trust 
  • Kansas Gas Service
  • Salina Optimist Club 
  • SBC Foundation

Foundation Partners

  • Breidenthal-Snyder Foundation
  • Capital City Foundation
  • Capitol Federal Savings Foundation
  • Cooper-Clark Foundation
  • Kansas Gas Service Foundation
  • Kansas Health Foundation
  • Kauffman Foundation
  • Pratt Family Foundation
  • USD 321 Foundation
  • USD 500 Foundation
  • Wichita Greyhound Charities Foundation  

Government Supporters

  • Former Kansas Governor Kathleen Sebelius
  • Former Kansas Governor Mark Parkinson
  • Kansas Governor Sam Brownback
  • U.S. Senator Pat Roberts
  • U.S. Representative Jerry Moran, Congressional District 1
  • U.S. Representative Dennis Moore, Congressional District 3
  • U.S. Representative Todd Tiahrt, Congressional District 4

Community Partners

  • Airline History Museum
  • Challenger Learning Center of Kansas-Winfield
  • Fort Hays State University
  • Kansas Aviation Museum
  • Kansas City Kansas Chamber of Commerce
  • Kansas Cosmosphere
  • Kansas State University, College of Technology and Aviation
  • Garden City Community College
  • Great Bend Community College
  • Pittsburg State University
  • Pratt Community College
  • Salina Chamber of Commerce
  • Science Pioneers
  • Seward County Community College
  • Smoky Hill EAA, Chapter 1127
  • Topeka Chamber of Commerce
  • Union Station Science Center

Individual Partners

  • Helen Galloway
  • Dennis Hansen
  • Willard Snyder

STARBASE Profiles

Tanner Kellogg

My name is Tanner Kellogg and I believe that attending DoD STARBASE when I was younger helped shape my life as well as the course of my education and career. I attended STARBASE Kansas at McConnell AFB in Wichita, Kansas. It was a one-week day camp during the summer of 2001, and I was nine years old. I had just finished 3rd grade at Woodland Health and Wellness Magnet Elementary School.

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What They're Saying

“Well I talk about how cool and fun it is so my mom came even.” —L. DeDonder, Student, Garfield Upper Elementary