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Request a Donation

Chicago Children’s Museum Donations Program

Chicago Children’s Museum is proud to support other non-profit organizations committed to serving children. Below are the guidelines for requesting a donation. For your request to be considered, you must meet the criteria outlined below. All requests will receive notification of approval or denial within 8 weeks. Thank you for considering Chicago Children’s Museum as a potential contributor to the success of your event! 

Requirements and Guidelines 

  • A request for donation must be submitted at least six weeks prior to the fundraising event.
  • Requesting organization must have 501(c)3 non-profit status. Donations will not be granted to individuals.
  • Requesting organization must either be a school-based program OR  a program providing educational or enrichment opportunities to children
  • Requests must be submitted on organization's letterhead and be accompanied by the organization's IRS tax-determination letter.
  • Requests can be emailed to ccmdonations@chicagochildrensmuseum.org or delivered by US Postal Service (the mailing address can be found below)
  • No third-party requests will be approved.
  • An organization is only eligible for one request per year.
  • If granted museum passes, please note expiration date. Passes not used by the expiration date will become void and will not be reissued.

To send a donation request by mail:

Chicago Children’s Museum
At Navy Pier
700 East Grand Avenue, Suite 127
Chicago, IL 60611-3428