Donate

Now, more than ever, the Mississippi Children’s Museum needs your support!

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Alternative Ways to Give:

Car Tag

Car Tag:
Purchase a Mississippi Children’s Museum car tag! Our institution receives $44 from each museum car tag sold, which provides additional funds for our programs and exhibits.

Kroger Logo

Kroger Plus Card:
Every purchase made at Kroger with your Kroger Plus Card gives back to MCM the amount of one half of one percent of your purchase. Link your card today!

Amazon Smile Logo

AmazonSmile:
Link your Amazon account to donate one half of one percent of every applicable purchase to the museum at no cost to you!

Example of the Buy a Brick

Buy a Brick or a Blue Stone Paver: (MCM only)
Celebrate a special person in your life with a personalized, etched brick or Blue Stone Paver.  Bricks and Pavers are permanent markers with your celebration, memorial, or personal message which can be placed on the C Spire Plaza or in The Literacy Garden at the Mississippi Children’s Museum in Jackson.

Bricks are available in two sizes:
8″ x 8″ Fired Clay Brick Paver – $150
12″ x 18″ Hand-cut Blue Stone Paver – $500 (Please note: the 12″ x 18″ is only available for placement in the Literacy Garden.)

Complete this form, and return it with payment to:
Mississippi Children’s Museum
P.O. Box 55409
Jackson, MS 39296

Join Our Partners!

Did you know that you can financially support the Mississippi Children’s Museum by joining our Partners organization? Use the links below to learn more about becoming one of our partners.

Corporate Giving:

The Mississippi Children’s Museum (MCM) and Mississippi Children’s Museum – Meridian (MCM-Meridian) rely on the generosity of funding partners to be able to:

  • Implement exciting inquiry-based programs
  • Enhance and develop exhibits
  • Host traveling exhibitions
  • Reach underserved audiences
  • Support our mission and growth

Sponsorships provide crucial funding which allows the museum to continue to offer unparalleled experiences to thousands of visitors annually! 


Program Support

MCM & MCM-Meridian’s educational programs and special events complement our exhibits and offer hands-on, inquiry-based learning experiences for all our guests. MCM & MCM-Meridian’s educational initiatives focus on the cultural arts; literacy; health and nutrition; science, technology, engineering, art, and mathematics (STEAM); and Mississippi heritage.


Exhibit Support

MCM & MCM-Meridian continues to grow and evolve as a signature attraction in Mississippi and serves as a cultural and educational resource for the entire state. To continue this success, it is critical to invest in renewing and expanding our place-based experiences through the enhancement of permanent exhibits, hosting traveling exhibitions, and maintaining a high-performance standard for all features within the museum.


Outreach Support

MCM & MCM-Meridian is committed to serving children, families, and educators throughout Mississippi. To have a meaningful impact, this requires reaching outside of the physical walls of our museums in Jackson and Meridian.  MCM & MCM-Meridian continues to work toward developing and implementing outreach programming, traveling exhibits, and pop-up experiences to take to other parts of the state.


Fundraiser Sponsorships

Attending a fundraising event is a wonderful way to get involved with MCM & MCM-Meridian, support a worthwhile cause, and have fun all at the same time! Annual fundraisers are planned and hosted by MCM Partners & MCM-Meridian Partners.


CONTACT US!

Sponsorship Opportunities 

Fundraising Opportunities

Planned Giving:

Make a lasting impact. Click here to read our Planned Giving brochure where we outline several ways you can donate to MCM both today and in the future.

Contact MCM – Emily Hoff, emily@mcm.ms
Contact MCM-Meridian  – Brooke Olson, brooke@mcm.ms

Inspire a Child Annual Fund:

The Inspire a Child Annual Fund provides critical funding for museum operations including ongoing exhibit and program needs. Currently, admission sales only account for about 29% of the museum’s overall operating budget. The museum’s operating costs, which stand at approximately $23 per person, far exceed the amount charged for admission for visitors ($10) and students on field trips ($5). It is a priority for MCM to keep the cost of admission low because we firmly believe this investment is vital in reaching children from all backgrounds and encouraging them to discover and achieve their potential. MCM relies on the generosity of donors to be able to provide the most unparalleled experiences imaginable! 

Forget-Me-Not Fund:

The forget-me-not flower is often given as a sign of faithfulness and enduring love. The Junior League of Jackson (JLJ) established the Forget-Me-Not Fund, a building reserve fund, to ensure that the Mississippi Children’s Museum will endure as an educational and inspirational resource for generations of children to come. The Forget-Me-Not Fund enables MCM to maintain our treasured exhibits now and into the future and continue in our mission of encouraging children to learn through play.

Building Tomorrow Together:

We can’t wait to nurture today’s young minds into tomorrow’s leaders!

It’s because of supporters like you that we are able to bring the Mississippi Children’s Museum to Meridian. Together, as a community, we are #BuildingTomorrowTogetherMCM.

To show gratitude, we are shining a light on each of our 500+ donors on social media over the next several months. Follow us on Facebook and Instagram to see all the members of our crew!

And if you haven’t joined our crew yet, we want you to know it is not too late. Click here to find out how you can help us reach our fundraising goal for a successful opening in the Spring of 2021! Want to learn more about MCM-Meridian? Check out our FAQ!