Your gift sparks the love of lifelong learning.
Help us ensure that our high-quality programs, groundbreaking exhibits, and multicultural celebrations remain accessible and available to all those in the Providence community with a gift to the Annual Fund. PCM is a 501(c)(3) non-profit institution relying on ticket sales and memberships to cover 50% of our operating costs. The remaining balance of our budget is made up by generous donors like you.
PCM has brought the magic of learning to life for over 45 years. As a trusted resource for families and children in southern New England, PCM is an anchor in our community.
Give a gift of Stock or Securities
Gifts of appreciated securities are an easy way to make a gift to Providence Children’s Museum. Giving stocks, bonds or mutual fund shares can have tax advantages for you as well as the capital gains are typically not subject to income tax.
Click here to contact the Museum for more information or check with your broker or accountant to see if a stock gift is right for you.
Make a Planned Gift
3 primary planned giving options:
The Constellation Society honors and recognizes those who support Providence Children’s Museum by creating a provision in their financial and estate plans to benefit this important educational and cultural institution. Such gifts are invested. Relative to each designation, funds are used to help support special educational programs and projects and the ongoing annual costs necessary to operate the Museum.
Approximately one-third of the Museum’s operating income comes from charitable tax-deductible gifts.
Your generosity enables the Museum to:
- Welcome families regardless of their ability to pay admission fees.
- Partner with Head Start and inner-city community centers and ensure memorable learning experiences for children most in need.
- Provide positive shared experiences for children in foster care and their parents.
- Advocate for the importance of play in children’s healthy development.
- And much more!
Give the gift of play and learning to kids you care about. Please consider:
- Any amount to honor someone special.
- $125 to underwrite one charitable membership.
*Donors of $100 or more are listed in the Annual Report. All donors are listed on the Museum’s website. Special donor recognition: (BB) Building Block, (M) Member, (A) Alumni, former member, (5+) Sustaining, consecutive years
Inscribe a Brick
Honor a special person or celebrate a special occasion with a personalized inscribed brick in the Children’s Museum’s sunlit atrium walkway. This is a timeless way to support the Museum and announce to the world that someone has made a difference in your life.
All names of honored or memorialized individuals will be listed in the Museum’s Annual Report.
Donate with Online Shopping
Providence Children’s Museum is a member of Amazon Smile program. Through Amazon Smile, a portion of any online purchases can support PCM.
When you shop at Amazon.com, the Providence Children’s Museum can benefit! Simply log on through https://smile.amazon.com/ and designate Providence Children’s Museum as your charity. Amazon will donate 0.5% of your purchase to PCM.