Support & Donate

The Lander Children’s Museum is a

501(c)3 non-profit organization.

We are primarily funded through community fundraisers, corporate sponsors, grants, & generous donations from people like you! 

There are several ways to support & Donate to the Lander Children’s Museum:

  1. Volunteer – Volunteers don’t have time, they have a lot of heart! We appreciate all of our volunteers! Contact us to become a Volunteer today, and put your skills to use in a fulfilling way.

  2. Groceries and Delivery Programs

    1. Through our local Safeway Grocery, the Lander Children’s Museum participates in a Monthly grocery card program which assists the museum at zero cost to our customers. For all Grocery Card Purchases the Lander Children’s Museum will receive a 5% donation from these local grocery providers.
      1. Grocery Cards can be purchased for amounts no greater than $500.o0 per card and available in $50 increments. There is no limit to how many cards you can purchase per month. Grocery cards are a wonderful way to budget for the monthly groceries for your family or as a gift to friends during the holidays.
      2. Grocery cards are pre-ordered through the Lander Children’s Museum and available for pick-up at 465 Lincoln on or about the first day of the following month. Payment is due upon delivery or customers can have the funds automatically withdrawn with Electronic Funds Transfer through our banking partner, First Interstate Bank of Wyoming.
    2. Amazon Smile: When you shop on Amazon, shop at and select Lander Children’s Museum as your designated non-profit, and we receive 0.05% donation of your orders! LINK
    3. Amazon Smile Charity List: Shop for something we are wishing for on OUR AMAZON WISHLIST! 
    4. Smith’s Inspiring Donations: Log into your Smith’s Food & Drug account and select Lander Children’s Museum as your Non-Profit of choice!
  3. Challenge for Charities

    1. Each year the Lander Children’s Museum participates in the Challenge for Charities (C4C) matching fundraiser, sponsored by the Lander Community Foundation. (Check out our facebook page for a short video telling how your donation will benefit us)This fundraiser is donation-based for local non-profit organizations in Lander, WY.
    2. Click this LINK between July 4th and September 15th annually and designate Lander Children’s Museum as your donation recipient during the annual C4C event, and the Lander Community Foundation will match all donations up to 50%!
  4. Annual Campaign Event

    1. Our biggest Fundraiser to date has been The Monte Carlo Affair held in November each year. On this evening we treat guests to an exciting night of casino-style gaming, live and silent auctions, fabulous dining, and spectacular company.
      • In 2020 we decided to celebrate 20years with a Gatsby-style Gala. We raised over $24,000 thanks to generous community support.
    2. Donations are accepted in the form of corporate sponsorship tables or event ticket sales. Interested parties can also donate silent and live auction items that are auctioned off to the highest bidder. Additionally, we accept monetary donations for the Annual Campaign Event.
    3. All profits raised during this event are used for General Operating Expenses at Lander Children’s Museum – Staff Salaries, Utilities, and Rent.
  5. Sponsor A Scholarship

    1. Summer Series Classes are $20 – Sponsor a Scholarship for a kid by designating your donation to go to the scholarship fund
    2. Little Curious Minds Preschool Tuition is $325/month for half-day preschool program, and $650/month for full-day preschool program. Sponsor a child with a family under the Federal Poverty Guideline by Sponsoring a Preschool Tuition Scholarship – designate your donation to go the Preschool Scholarship Fund.
  6. Monetary Donations

    1. Monetary Donations can be made in person at the front desk of the Lander Children’s Museum as well as through digital or online methods such as our PayPal Donation button, through our Square Account, or Electronic Funds Transfer set up through your bank.
    2. Square Donation
    3. Pledge Form: Pledge Form