Power the Future of Renewable Energy Education
KidWind sponsors are committed to facilitating the development of new tools and materials for students and educators, bringing renewable energy education into classrooms across the U.S., and connecting with communities where they work.
Support our 2022-23 KidWind Season
These programs focus on our flagship student-driven solar and wind structure design challenges.
Support the distribution of starter wind or solar kits to a targeted group of students to compete in either our National Online Challenge or in a custom online challenge.View more info
National Simulation Challenge
Support free or low cost access to the KidWind WhiteBox Learning Simulator for students and/or provide prizes for top performers.View more info
KidWind Challenge Event
Support a regional KidWind Challenge event including site-based costs and team prizes.View more info
National KidWind Challenge
Sponsor the National KidWind Challenge, where 80 top performing teams and over 300 students compete for the title of KidWind Champion!View more info
Educator Training & Public Outreach
These programs focus on helping educators and the public better understand renewable energy.
One full-day virtual or in-person renewable energy workshop for 20 educators with distribution of wind or solar materials, depending on workshop theme.View more info
REcharge Academy Educator Scholarship
Support one teacher's participation in our annual REcharge Academy, our four-day long flagship educator training program focused on renewable energy. The intensive training blends lectures from experts and tours of energy facilities with replicable hands-on K-12 lessons to give educators content as well as context.View more info
Support regional outreach events meant to raise awareness and advocacy for renewable energy in local communities.View more info
Curriculum & Material Development
These programs focus on creating high quality and standards-aligned renewable energy curriculum and supplementary materials. Most KidWind materials are open sourced and free to educators. Program priorities coming soon!
Choose your sponsorship level
We are offering four levels of sponsorship for small-scale, local, regional, and national level programming: Breezy Backers, Wind Riders, High Flyers, and Gale Force. Each level supports a particular set of initiatives and events.
KidWind support is now tax deductible through our non-profit, Gale Force Education.
|What Are You Supporting?||Gale Force||High Flyers||Wind Riders||Breezy Backers|
|Building Core National Programming|
|Programming in Multiple States|
|Gale Force Academy|
|Sending Educators to REcharge Academy|
|Development of Online Professional Development Courses|
|Benefits||Gale Force||High Flyers||Wind Riders||Breezy Backers|
|Recognition on the KidWind Website|
|Direct Funds to Projects that Matter to Your Organization|
|Direct Funds to Locations that Matter to Your Organization|
|Use of KidWind Logo|
|Branding on National KidWind Challenge Materials|
|Landing Page on the KidWind Website|
|Branding on Regional Event Materials|