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Get Involved


Through our special programming and access for supporters, you can be part of a renown and unique mission — and you’ll find a window into science available nowhere else. If the amount is more than $5000 or you would like to donate via direct wire, please feel free to contact us to process payment. Learn more about our research and our commercialization process.

Resiliency Fund


The Resiliency Fund allows the institute to react to new ideas and support fast-moving initiatives as they happen. The Norfolk Institute offers individual donors access to scientific videos, papers, webinars, and events with a chance to learn from today’s most influential thinkers, in person and online.


Emergence Forum


As an individual or corporate donor to the Emergence Forum, you’ll be offered exclusive access and special programming, including exclusive thought leadership summits and conversations with faculty and preferred seating at Norfolk Institute community lectures. You’ll be a part of the conversation and the next scientific advances.

Starting / $195

Explorer Club


As an Explorer Club individual or corporate donor, your backing might send a Norfolk Institute research fellow to do critical fieldwork, convene experts around the world to tackle a new problem, or spread Norfolk Institute science to new audiences, with exclusive access, and all the benefits of participating in the Emergence Forum.

Starting / $1,495

Breakthrough Circle


When you make a significant individual or corporate donation to a special research topic, you’ll become an integral part of our pursuit of human extension — and of science that can happen nowhere else.

Starting / $4,495

Research with a Mission​

With a startup-level budget and the support of a community of like-minded thinkers, we achieve biggest-result human resiliency research, and our programs aim to help thousands of students, professionals, and partners to achieve impact in business, academia, and society.

At the Norfolk Institute, we pride ourselves on being bold – a place where big thinkers can come together to explore the challenges of human resiliency of Earth and beyond our world. The institute attracts scientists, philosophers, business leaders, artists, and others who share an insatiable curiosity about our world.

Fund the Future

Supporting the Norfolk Institute provides a unique opportunity to impact the future of humanity. Our team and research fellows, scholars, intellectuals, business leaders, and artists, explore complex systems like economies, ecosystems, human development, innovation, artificial intelligence, the origin of life, and more in the form of research, partnerships, incubator, and meetings.

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