SUPPORT THE DISCOVERY CENTER OF IDAHO
The Discovery Center would not exist without support from volunteers, members, charitable givers, and sponsors. Volunteers contribute their time, energy, and knowledge. Members support our camps, our special events, and the Science Store. Our givers and sponsors guarantee in-house produced exhibitions, discounted and free field trips, and outreach to underserved Idaho communities. Each play a role in helping the Discovery Center achieve its mission.
Please consider contributing if you can. Volunteer and have the opportunity to demonstrate hands-on science. Become a member and show the children in your life the science of fun. Give and help the Discovery Center continue to provide quality educational opportunities.
"No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted" -Aesop
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Ways to give
There is always something new happening: new programs to fund, new exhibitions to highlight, new young minds to nurture, and that means new opportunities for sponsorship! If your organization is interested in working with us to promote STEM education in our community, please contact our Development Director, Laura Hampikian, at 208.287.4233 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Do you love the Discovery Center? Do you want to support school field trips, in-house produced exhibitions, and STEM education in Idaho? Join our monthly giving program - join the Nerd Herd!
Comprehensive members are true champions for our organization who lead by giving, sharing, and helping us tell our story. Designed for leaders in the community who want to help us achieve our mission to inspire lifelong interest and learning in STEM, Comprehensive Membership is an opportunity to support us at the next level.
No contribution is too small to make a difference and all donations appreciated. Consider giving to our mission of lifelong learning and fun in STEM today.
The Discovery Center of Idaho hosts an annual gala, Science with Style, where geeks from all over the Northwest are invited to spend an evening with our staff and board as we raise funds for hands-on education in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM).
People joke that volunteers run the Discovery Center. It's only partially a joke. Volunteers started the Center over 25 years ago and are vital to its success today. Our volunteers provide invaluable time, knowledge and experience to our programs. We couldn't do without them. We strive to make time spent here, as it fits in to individual schedules, something that enhances the lives of our volunteers.
When you shop on Amazon, you can enter through AmazonSmile and select the Discovery Center as your nonprofit of choice. Amazon donates .5% of your purchase to the Center and best of all, it doesn’t cost you anything extra.
Link your Fred Meyer Rewards Card to the Discovery Center via your Fred Meyer rewards account online. Earn the Center a donation every time you shop while still earning your rewards points!
Our STEM Superstars!
Statewide Education Philanthropic Gift Fund in the Idaho Community Foundation
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BECOME A MEMBER
Membership at the Discovery Center of Idaho brings you closer. Visit more often. Take advantage of our educational programming. Discover more.
If you plan to visit the Center just 3 times a year, membership pays. More importantly, your support is appreciated!
THE SCIENCE OF GIVING
Do you love the Discovery Center? Do you want to support school field trips, in-house produced exhibitions, and STEM education in Idaho? Join Nerd Herd!
Nerd Herd is the Discovery Center's monthly giving program. The donations we receive through Nerd Herd directly support the Discovery Center's mission to inspire lifelong interest and learning in science, technology, engineering, and math. Support the Discovery Center every day of the year with Nerd Herd.
VOLUNTEERS ARE VITAL
People joke that volunteers run the Discovery Center. It’s only partially a joke. Volunteers started the Discovery Center over 25 years ago and are vital to its success today.
Our volunteers provide invaluable time, knowledge and experience to our programs. We couldn’t do it without them. We strive to make time spent here, as it fits into individual schedules, something that enhances the lives of our volunteers.