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Invest in Your Community

Discovery Place is shaping a future where people embrace science to create opportunities, build hope, solve problems and bring positive change for our world. Through four distinct Museum experiences, Discovery Place serves three-quarters of a million residents and visitors annually and changes lives forever. Your donation supports:

Care & Sustenance for Living Collections

Free Public Outreach Programs

Premier Exhibition Experiences

Development of New School Curiculum

Accessibility to Museums

Ways To Donate

Discovery Place offers two distinct donor societies for those seeking to advance their STEM knowledge and engage in exclusive programs providing unique opportunities to experience the impact of their generous support.

Prism Society

From opening night celebrations to intimate conversations with contemporary scientists, inventors, naturalists and more, The Prism Society engages Discovery Place’s most loyal patrons –those who believe in the power of science to transform the ordinary into the extraordinary. Join today and help us light the spark of curiosity in the next generation, advance science literacy in Charlotte and inspire the thinkers and innovators of tomorrow.

Annual Fund

Donations to our annual fund support everything we do – from caring for our animals, to developing new exhibit experiences. Find out how you can help.

Legacy Giving

Provide unforgettable experiences that help shape our collective future by supporting core programs.

Support a Scholar

Join us in creating opportunities for our community’s youth.

Corporate Giving

Ever wonder how your company can support the next generation of doers, thinkers and innovators?