Thanks to a generous and extensive network of corporations, foundations, professional organizations, institutions of higher learning and individual donors, MSEF has successfully led the K-12 Innovation Agenda for over 70 years. MSEF programs are inspiring students to pursue learning and careers in science, technology, and engineering.Your contribution allows MSEF programs to remain free of charge for all schools and their students in Massachusetts. With your support, thousands of students in hundreds of schools across the Commonwealth will get to experience first-hand the practices of professional scientists and engineers. Guided by a mentor or teacher, they will design and develop independent research and innovation projects, many of which will yield new solutions to global problems in health, the environment and the economy.

MSEF is an independent, 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. Contributions to MSEF are tax-deductible as allowed by law.

Please make checks payable to MSEF and mail to our main office:

Massachusetts Science & Engineering Fair
955 Massachusetts Avenue #350
Cambridge, MA 02139

Donate in Honor of

If you would like to make a contribution in honor of someone, please email with the following information:

  • The name of the honoree
  • The amount you intend to donate
  • The email and/or mailing address to whom an acknowledgement should be sent

We will confirm receipt of instructions after which you may make the donation. Please note a tax receipt and acknowledgement of the donation will be sent to the donor as well.

Transfer of Stock

Donations of appreciated securities can be accepted by MSEF. Please contact Lauren Doty, Manager of Major Gifts and Grants at

Matching Gifts

Many employers offer matching gift programs and will match charitable contributions made by their employees, retirees and employees’ spouses. Please take a moment to contact your Human Resources Department to see if you can double your impact!


MSEF Alumni Speak!

  • “A life-forming experience”
  • “Allowed me to go to college”
  • “I was constructing my future.”


View All Donors