Give Today to Make California's
Policies Stronger with Science
Now More Than Ever
California is playing a leading role in creating and implementing effective policy that is informed by science. CCST is a unique, trusted and impartial resource for science and policy partnerships with California decisionmakers. Click below to learn how you can support us.
Where To Give: Pick Your Fund
Disaster Resilience Initiative
Through our Disaster Resilience Initiative, CCST provides timely expertise to help policymakers design resilient solutions for wildfires, COVID-19 and other man-made and natural disasters. Give now and help us provide agile scientific and technical advice to address some of the most disruptive forces shaping the lives of Californians today.
CCST S&T Policy Fellows
Every year, CCST places PhD-level scientists in the California Legislative and Executive Branch for one year, to assist decisionmakers in addressing complex scientific matters. Donate now to help us ensure that those in power have assistance in evaluating complex technical matters.
Thank you to our major supporters over the years:
The State of California
Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation
S.D. Bechtel, Jr. Foundation
TOSA Family Foundation
Chan Zuckerberg Initiative
The Koshland Foundation / Doug Koshland & Mary Porter
James & Rebecca Morgan Charitable Foundation
The Rutter Foundation
Jewish Community Foundation / Irwin and Joan Jacobs
William and Flora Hewlett Foundation
Pitch and Cathie Johnson
Alan G. Lehman & Jane A. Lehman Foundation / Charles Kennel
Eucalyptus Foundation / Ted Geballe
Bruce & Betty Alberts
The Ralph M. Parsons Foundation
Corey S. Goodman & Marcia Barinaga
C. Gordon & Gwendolyn Bell
Rita Allen Foundation
Burton and Deedee McMurtry
Joseph & M.H. Walkush
Miriam E. John
Robert & Evi Byer
Beatriz Palomino Young / Sempra Energy Foundation
David & Kathleen Martin
Susan Hackwood & Gerardo Beni
Paul C. Jennings
James M. Rosser
Robert & Ann Dynes
Peter Cowhey & M. Margaret McKeown
Edward E. Pehnoet & Camille Stahl Penhoet
F. Noel Perry / Next 10
Amber Mace & Ken Kowaleski
David J. & Kathleen Goldston
Patrick & Daranee Lee
George & Tara Holbrook
Loring & Beverly Wyllie
Alan & Annamarie Louie
This list represents donors who have given greater than $5,000 in the past 10 years (2012-2022).
You’ll join family foundations, individuals and families from around California – all supporting CCST to make California’s policies stronger with science!
One-Time or Monthly Pledge
Thank you for choosing CCST! You’re helping to make California’s policies stronger with science.
Please make your check payable to "CCST." Please join Friends of CCST to support all our work or you can designate the program of your choice. Mail your donation to:
California Council on Science and Technology
1017 L St, #438
Sacramento, CA 95814
CCST is a nonpartisan not-for-profit 501(c)(3) corporation.
Tax ID # 94-3093624
No goods or services will be provided in exchange for your contribution.
Stocks, IRAs and Bequests
Gifts of stock or distributions from your IRA account are a smart and easy way to support CCST. You can designate your gift to a specific program or join Friends of CCST to support all of our work, enabling CCST to use your gift towards our priority needs.
You can put CCST into your Estate Plan or will. We appreciate being included in the causes and charities you care about, thank you!
CCST S&T Policy Fellows
Science + Policy = Impact
The CCST S&T Policy Fellow Program places PhD-level scientists annually in the California State Legislature and Executive Branch offices for one-year appointments. Fellows work hands-on with policymakers addressing complex scientific and technical issues.