Recognizing Donors and Sponsors

The Metropolitan Washington Chapter is honored to receive financial support from corporations, foundations and individuals.  These gifts and sponsorships are critical components for our scholarship fund, thereby empowering success for ARCS scholars. If you are interested in additional information, please contact us at

The Metro Washington Chapter gratefully acknowledges our donors who share our vision.  Among others we thank:

Our Donor Partners


Danaher Corporation

Lockheed Martin Corporation

Estate of George and Arlene Hesse

JCM Foundation

Dr. Gerald and Paula McNichols Family Foundation

The Mars Foundation

The Mulford Family

$10,000 - $19,999


The Forster Family Foundation

$5,000 - $9,999

Clark Construction Group, LLC

The Hoernig Family Fund


The Sweetser Foundation 

$2,500 - $4,999


$1,000 - $2,499


The Marilyn T. and David R. Heebner Foundation

Shell Oil Company Matching Gifts Foundation 


* Donations listed are for the period 7/1/2018 – 9/15/19


Metro Washington Chapter Online Silent Fundraising Auction

Support STEM in the US!

The ARCS Metro Washington Chapter is hosting an amazing Silent Auction! All of our traditional events have been cancelled but this is a great opportunity to have some fun supporting our cause online. Please share this auction with your friends and family and bid bid bid to help support our scholars!  

ARCS Silent Auction - Bidding Owl

We are also accepting donations to our FUND A SCHOLAR drive. Click HERE to Fund a Scholar. 100% of this donation goes to support our scholars.  If interested in providing Corporate Support, please email us at:

 ARCS® Foundation is a nationally recognized nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization started and run entirely by women who boost American leadership and aid advancement in science and technology. To address the country's need for new scientists and engineers, we provide unrestricted funding to help the country's brightest graduate and undergraduate students create new knowledge and innovative technologies. The Metro Washington Chapter has been active for over 50 years and supports the following universities: Johns Hopkins University, University of Maryland, Georgetown University, George Washington University and University of Virginia. Click HERE to learn more about ARCS/MWC.