Local Support

We’re proud to support local non-profit organizations.

Children’s Museum Houston is proud to support local non-profit organizations with 501(c)(3) tax status and other approved organizations in their fundraising efforts through donation requests. Donation requests are only considered from organizations holding a raffle or auction, not as gifts/incentives for employees or students.

The Museum’s standard donation is four (4) complimentary admission passes, valued at $48.00. Monetary gifts are not donated and organizations are only eligible for one donation per calendar year.

Please keep in mind that while each request receives careful consideration by our Business Development department, we regret that we are unable to accommodate all requests.

Donation requests must be submitted at least two months in advance via the form below. No requests by phone, email or mail will be accepted.

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Who is eligible for a donation?

  • Preschools, Kindergartens, Elementary Schools or their associated PTA/PTO.
  • Non-profit organizations in the Greater Houston area and the surrounding cities/towns that work with children.
  • Organizations that most closely complement the mission and vision of the Museum.
  • Other organizations may be considered on a case by case basis; however, priority will be given to those which meet the above criteria.

Who is NOT eligible for a donation?

  • Out-of-State Organizations
  • Middle and High Schools
  • For-Profit Companies
  • Individuals and Families

How will I know if my request is accepted or declined?

A response to your request will be sent via email to you if a valid email address was provided. If your request is approved, you will receive an official confirmation by email. If your request is denied, an email detailing why will be sent to you.

How will I receive my donation?

You will be sent by mail via USPS. Please allow 2-4 weeks after receiving your email confirming that it has been mailed out.

I submitted a request and was approved, but still haven’t received my donation.

Please email cmdonations@cmhouston.org to confirm your mailing address and to determine whether your donation will have to be resent.

Have a Question?

We’re here to help, contact us at cmdonations@cmhouston.org.

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