A society that embraces science is a society that thrives.


Our mission is to strengthen the relationship between science and society by enhancing science education, advocacy, and outreach for the benefit of North Carolinians.



What's SPAN?

The Science Policy Action Network (SPAN) works to strengthen the importance of science through a clear connection with community.


What We Do

We support programming, policy initiatives, and education related to both scientific discovery and community advancement



We believe that partnerships with cultural hubs in our communities provides a unique access point for scientific professionals to do amazing things. Click here to learn about our newest initiative - sponsored in part by Adam & Eve ® 


Join Us

SPAN wants to hear from you! Join us as we embark on this important journey to bring science back to the forefront of community focus.