Foundation and Government Grants

Generous foundations and government agencies support critical work throughout the Museum -- from vital general operating funds to scientific research and school and teacher programs.


The following documents provide additional information on the Museum's operations and financial position:

For more information about the Museum's current needs, please contact:

Jill Viehweg

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Your support for the Museum powers youth and adult education programs, conservation of artifacts and specimens, scientific research, and world-class permanent and temporary exhibitions.

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Ice Age Icon Celebrates Historic Site

Wading around in deep mud on a cold day does'nt sound like conditions to inspire a generous gift to the Museum, however, this wasn’t just any mud.

Legacy Lasts for Generations

Monty Cleworth remembers his childhood visits to the Museum as if they were yesterday. Exploring the dioramas and even hosting one of his birthday parties in Gates Planetarium developed his interest in the natural world and his commitment to being a lifelong learner. (September 2013)

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