Change a Life, Change the World!

JASON Learning has been changing lives for 33 years through monumental experiences and opportunities. Our interactive STEM programs are the best anywhere and have reached more than 15 million students worldwide, with exceptional curricula, activities, professional development, and resources. Unlike other programs, our coveted Argonaut Program selects students to conduct live research in national and international places such as Peru, Panama, Alaska, and the Bahamas. JASON programs have long-lasting effects, develop leadership skills, improve lives, and create informed global citizens.

Donate to Support Students, Teachers & Schools

Donate a Board-Designated Argonaut Endowment

Your donation will support JASON programming for students, teachers and school systems. If you would like to have your donation used to support a specific school or classroom, please provide the following info when you make your donation. (Use the “Write a note” field when making payment.)

  • School Name
  • City & State
  • Contact Name
  • Contact Email

Every penny of your donation goes into the endowment to support the Argonaut Program that takes selected students on a live expedition.

* The intention of the Board-Designated Endowment Fund is to provide long term support of JASON’s Argonaut Program. JASON’s Board of Directors will have full discretion over how to preserve and appropriate the funds.

Board-Designated Argonaut Endowment Founding Donors

Thank you to the following Founding Donors 

  1. Nancy Blechl 
  2. Aimme Meisenzahl Bolash 
  3. Matthew Bourke 
  4. Jenna Davis 
  5. Felix EisenHauer in honor of his son Kai to nurture his and all children’s lifelong curiosity.
  6. Dr. Suzette Garay 
  7. Mary Neel Halenza, Hunter Halenza and Lone Star Kettle Corn 
  8. Michael Harvey 
  9. Jason Helsdon 
  10. Debra Hill 
  11. Jude Kesl 
  12. Dr. Shannon Kesl 
  13. Donna Krabill 
  14. Linda Livolsi 
  15. Dr. Cathie Lyons & Alice Murphy 
  16. Kristin and Karen Ludwig: In honor of my mom, Karen Ludwig, who took me to my first JASON broadcast in 1989 at the Denver Museum of Nature and Science 
  17. Luck Mersh 
  18. Laura Michelle 
  19. Amy Northrup Moas: Happy to give back to a program that changed my life. Thank you JASON. 
  20. Carla R. Morgan 
  21. Kelly O’Conner 
  22. Amy O’Neal 
  23. Monique Paisley 
  24. Todd Patterson 
  25. Greg Phulman 
  26. Cindy Porter 
  27. Deborah Ross 
  28. Souad Sadiqui 
  29. Rochelle Sandrin 
  30. William (Billy) Sarkis 
  31. Patrick Schumacher and Lily Pond Soaps 
  32. Dr. Eleanor Smalley 
  33. Sean Smith 
  34. Margie Sparks 
  35. Dr. Anne Tapp 
  36. Kathy Thackham &Winifred Sartoris 
  37. Jennifer Walsh 
  38. ZhanTao Yang

JASON Learning is a federally tax exempt non-profit 501(c)3 organization, EIN #52-164565. All donations are fully tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law.  Please contact Sean Smith at to coordinate your gift or learn more.