Requesting Donations

Thank you for thinking of the Building for Kids Children’s Museum! We receive hundreds of worthy donation requests, but as a small not-for-profit we are only able to donate a limited number of charitable gifts each year.

Please submit your request at least six weeks in advance. All non-profit, 501 (c)3 organizations focused on the benefit of children in our community are welcome to submit a request, but the majority of our donations are awarded to K-12 schools within a 45-mile radius of the BFK.  We do not grant to corporations’ United Way or Make-a-Wish pledge drives/campaigns.

Donation requests must be in the form of an official letter (e.g. on letterhead) or copy of an event flyer that includes:

  1. the nature of the event/program
  2. the recipient of the proceeds
  3. the date and location of the event/program
  4. contact person information
  5. deadline for donation and address where the donation should be mailed if the request is granted

They can be sent via email, mail (attn: Donation Requests), or dropped off at our Welcome Desk. If your request is granted, we will mail a donation by the deadline or event date indicated in your request.

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