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 2024-25 KidWind Season

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KidWind Challenge

These programs focus on our flagship student-driven solar and wind structure design challenges.

  • Online Challenge

    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.


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  • National Simulation Challenge

    Support free or low cost access to the KidWind WhiteBox Learning Simulator for students and/or provide prizes for top performers.


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  • KidWind Challenge Event

    Support a regional KidWind Challenge event including site-based costs and team prizes.

    $6,500 - $15,00

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  • National KidWind Challenge

    Sponsor the National KidWind Challenge, where 80 top performing teams and over 300 students compete for the title of KidWind Champion!


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Educator Training & Public Outreach

These programs focus on helping educators and the public better understand renewable energy.

  • Workshop Facilitation

    One full-day virtual or in-person renewable energy workshop for 20 educators with distribution of wind or solar materials, depending on workshop theme.

    $4,000 - $7,800

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  • 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.


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  • Community Outreach

    Support regional outreach events meant to raise awareness and advocacy for renewable energy in local communities.


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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 ForceHigh FlyersWind RidersBreezy Backers
    National Challenge
    Building Core National Programming
    Programming in Multiple States
    Curriculum Development
    Gale Force Academy
    Sending Educators to REcharge Academy
    Online Challenge
    Regional Events
    Development of Online Professional Development Courses
    BenefitsGale ForceHigh FlyersWind RidersBreezy Backers
    Recognition on the KidWind Website
    Direct Funds to Projects that Matter to Your Organization
    Direct Funds to Locations that Matter to Your Organization
    Volunteer Opportunities
    Use of KidWind Logo
    Branding on National KidWind Challenge Materials
    Landing Page on the KidWind Website
    Branding on Regional Event Materials

    Thanks to our 2022-2023 Sponsors