Your gift changes lives!

Be a champion for educational play and discovery!

As an educational and charitable 501(c)(3) nonprofit, LaunchPAD relies on generous donors who support the mission of providing educational play and discovery experiences for children and their caregivers. All gifts are tax deductible to the fullest extent allowed by law. Donate now.

Play More. Discover More.

  • Research shows that educational play and discovery centers, such as LaunchPAD, promote problem-solving skills, negotiation, and collaboration.
  • Learning through play promotes creativity, imagination, and social-emotional growth.
  • Learning through play enhances language and cultural development.
  • Learning through play develops the whole child, contributing to their physical, social, and emotional well-being.

How do your contributions help?

  • Ensure LaunchPAD is accessible to families with limited means.
  • Sustain and grow professionally-led educational programs such as Toddler Adventures, STEM Explorers, Pop-up Activities and more.
  • Ensure awesome classes and camps that feature fun science, technology, engineering, arts and technology. Provide scholarships for those in need.
  • Expand educational play and discovery outreach to pre-school and elementary schools.
  • Protect the quality, safety and cleanliness of the facility.

Acknowledgement and Recognition

  • All donors will be recognized in the museum as “Friends of LaunchPAD.”
  • Donors to field trip or hands-on science shows will receive specific recognition to students and their parents.
  • Donors of $2,500 or more will receive significant publicity via Facebook and emails; and potentially in advertising and local media.
  • Donors of $10,000 or more will be recognized as the monthly featured supporter on the museum’s video screens and signage at the main entrance. Donors at this level or above can also receive free admission passes for employees or a free museum private rental.
  • Donors of $25,000 or more will be recognized on a recognition sign in the museum plus on handout materials. Donate now.