Open doors for all children

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.

Your donations open doors for children in need

  • Free field trip admission for low-income classrooms

  • Free admission for struggling families and families in crisis through local social service agency.

  • Half-price membership for low-income families.

  • Safe, clean and educational exhibits.

  • Playful learning programs.

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.