Amplifying Ingenium’s Mission
The Ingenium Foundation is a major champion for advancing scientific literacy and inspiring innovators across Canada. We amplify all aspects of Ingenium’s mission which includes giving Canadians an opportunity to celebrate our country’s rich history of scientific discoveries.
The Ingenium Family
Unique in the world of museums, Ingenium supports three sites in Canada’s capital city that include renowned collections, a state-of-the-art research centre as well as an active airstrip, a working farm and a locomotive shop.
The Ingenium Family includes;
- Canada Agriculture and Food Museum
- Canada Aviation and Space Museum
- Canada Science and Technology Museum
- Ingenium Centre – Research, Collection Care, Library and Archives
Inspiring Ingenuity Across Canada
Canada has a long legacy of brilliant scientists, explorers and innovators. Ingenium’s Family and collections are based in our nation’s capital and we are honoured to welcome visitors from across Canada and the world.
However, Ingenium’s is able to inspire Canadians from coast to coast to coast. Even in the most remote communities a love of science is shared is through; educational resource kits, travelling exhibitions, virtual workshops and field trips, specialized science education training for elementary teachers and more. And, with critical resources provided by the Ingenium Foundation many of these offerings can be provided free of charge for those that require additional support.
Our mantra is ‘Science For All’
At the Ingenium Foundation, this means every Canadian, regardless of their background, gender identity, education, location, physical, cognitive and financial abilities should feel empowered and valued in shaping the future of scientific knowledge, understanding and practice.
Simply put – science is for everyone!
Like many great innovators, our passion for science and commitment to inspiring others goes well beyond the resources at hand. Through the generosity of our donors, the Ingenium Foundation is able to provide the added fuel Ingenium needs in order to continue to offer the most innovative, exciting, accessible and inclusive programming – to every Canadian. Whether that be through covering shipping costs for travelling exhibits, providing virtual workshops free of charge or funding accessibility initiatives for our historical collections – the Ingenium Foundation wants to ensure every Canadian can see themselves in science.