Corporate Partners

Corporate partners of the Danforth Center play a pivotal role in our mission. Together we are building a brighter future for St. Louis and the world.

The Donald Danforth Plant Science Center’s corporate partners play a pivotal role in the mission to improve the human condition through plant science. Through their resources and time, corporate partners provide critical support for:

  • STEM education programs, which reach thousands of students each year through hands-on learning opportunities to prepare the next generation of great scientists.
  • Economic development initiatives working to strengthen St. Louis as a hub for innovation and new opportunity.
  • Events that invite the community to engage with the challenges and discoveries that impact our community and our world.
  • Building a sustainable future—investments in cutting edge technology, internships and training for a skilled workforce, and early-stage projects to nurture new products, companies, and jobs.

Corporate partners receive recognition in print, online, and on site. Partners are also invited to exclusive events, providing opportunities to connect with individuals and new and established businesses that share a commitment to the economic success of the St. Louis region and the world.

For more information, contact the Development Office via email or call 314.587.1234.

Current Corporate Partners





Bayer Crop Science
Butler’s Pantry
Express Scripts
Maritz Inc.
US Bank


Aon Risk Services Central Inc.
Benson Hill
Bunge North America Foundation
Premier Party Rentals
Prolog Ventures, LLC 


Airport Terminal Services
Anders CPAs + Advisors
Argent Capital ManagementBayer CropScience
Carrollton Bank
Clayco, Inc.
Color Art Palette Inc.
CSI Leasing, Inc.
Drury Hotels
FieldWatch, Inc.
Gladys Manion Real Estate
Hjelle Advisors LLC
Lewis and Clark Venture Capital LLC
Monsanto Company
Nestlé Purina
Novus International, Inc.
Paycom Payroll LLC
St. Louis Economic Development Partnership
Tarlton Corporation
The St. Louis Trust Company
Thompson Coburn LLP
The Yield Lab