COPUS has grown into a dynamic and vital coalition through the hard work and passion of its participants and organizers. We are grateful to those who have offered support to this coalition and its efforts. To see the full list of COPUS supporters, click here.We welcome additional support. Looking towards 2009 and beyond, we have identified areas where contributions are needed to support the growth and development of the network's activities. Monetary and in-kind contributions are welcomed from corporations, businesses, institutions, societies, or individuals to support these activities. Please direct inquiries to Sheri Potter at .
Sponsor COPUS general operations including communication and promotional resources, overhead costs, Web site development, student internships or staff time. General sponsors will be featured on the COPUS Sponsor Web page and will be appropriately noted on COPUS marketing materials. Contributions may be monetary or in-kind.
Alternatively, you may sponsor a specific COPUS program or activity (in part or in whole as described below). Activity sponsors will have their organization's logo featured on COPUS Web site pages that pertain to the activity as well as promotional brochures/ materials.
Support an intern to assist with Coalition activities, marketing, and resource development. Donation may be monetary or inkind.
Public Web site for Year of Science 2009
Support development and construction of the public Web interface for the Year of Science 2009. THe Web site will highlight regional and national activities in support of the Year of Science 2009. Sponsors will be featured on the Year of Science 2009 Web site. Contributions may be monetary or in-kind.
Support an edition of the COPUS Clarion, the monthly electronic newsletter of the COPUS network. Supporters will be appropriately noted on the issue. Exclusive sponsorship of an issue is available, as is exclusive sponsorship of an entire year's volume.
Amateur Hall of Fame
Support the development of a new Web site (accessible through the COPUS, Year of Science, and Understanding Science Web portals) that will highlight what individuals, not formally trained as scientists, contribute to scientific knowledge. Donations will directly support an intern to seek amateur stories for the Hall of Fame as well as technical Web development.
Education and Outreach Materials
Support the writing and production of education and outreach materials, including booklets, reports, posters, brochures, bookmarks, flyers, and banners that will be used to advance the activities and mission of COPUS.
|The cognizant fiduciary body for the COPUS and Year of Science 2009 projects is the American Institute of Biological Sciences Inc., a nonprofit 501(c)(3) scientific association founded in 1947 as a part of the National Academy of Sciences, and an independent, member-governed organization since the 1950s. Support for COPUS workshops by the National Science Foundation under Grant Nos. EAR-0606600, EAR-0628790, and EAR-0814048. Any opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in the material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.|