Request a Donation

Chicago Children’s Museum is proud to support other nonprofit organizations committed to serving children. Below are the guidelines for requesting a donation of complimentary museum family passes (each admits 4). For your request to be considered, you must meet the criteria outlined below. All requests will receive a notification of approval or denial within 4 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 6 weeks prior to the fundraising event.

  • Requesting organization must have 501(c)3 nonprofit status and/or be a public educational institution. 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 mailed to Chicago Children’s Museum ATTN: Partnerships Team, 700 E Grand Ave, Suite 127, Chicago, IL 60611.

  • No third party requests wll be approved.

  • An organization is only eligible for 1 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.