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Supporting Your Museum

The Hands On Children’s Museum is a community treasure and a nationally recognized cultural institution. Your investment will shape a generation of curious and creative learners! Your gift provides access for all children, regardless of income, to discover the joy of learning through fun, interactive experiences.

Gala Donation

 

General Fund

More Ways to Get Involved

Join the Leadership Circle

With a donation of $1,200 individuals and businesses can join our important Leadership Circle, a group that gifts field trip scholarships, free and discounted memberships and admission, parent education, and family support programming.

Become a Corporate Member

Become a Corporate Member and receive exclusive marketing opportunities for your business as well as unique benefits for your employees and customers. Everyone wins with Corporate Membership!

Program and Exhibit Sponsorships

Sponsor an exhibit or program, and we’ll recognize your business to over 323,000 visitors each year. Exhibit sponsorships range from $2,500 to $100,000. Email development@hocm.org for the current naming opportunities.

Buy a Fish or Frog

Buy a Fish or Frog to name a fish in our Salmon Run or frog in our Children’s Garden.

Outright Gifts

Outright gifts of cash, stock, securities, and in-kind materials will support the museum. Call Tara at (360) 956-0818 ext. 163.

Access For All - Free & Reduced Admissions and Membership

More than one-third of the Museum’s annual visitation is served through one of the dozens of free or reduced admissions programs. Any family with an EBT card can simply show their card at the front desk. The first two admissions are free, remaining guests are just $2. Help us keep the doors open to all families regardless of their ability to pay.

For more information on becoming a sponsor, email development@hocm.org.

Washington State Combined Fund Drive

Do you work for the State? You can designate Hands On to receive all or a portion of your Combined Fund Drive donations. It’s easy, and it means so much!

Questions?

Contact us at development@hocm.org.