In order to prepare children for the future, critical thinking, problem solving, communication, collaboration, and creativity must be nurtured from the very beginning of a child’s life. These foundational skills can be taught to prepare a child for school experiences. The Museum thoughtfully sets the stage for playful learning, active engagement, and joyful discovery which offer experiences to help children master vital, lifelong skills. Museum exhibits, tools, and programs depend on the financial support of our community.
At DuPage Children’s Museum, we work hard to provide open-ended experiences that allow children to learn through experimentation. A small monthly give can have a big impact. Join us in building the future. Set up a monthly donation at a level comfortable to you.Donate now
DuPage Children’s Museum is an independent, 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. We rely on your generosity to help our youngest learners become the next generation's artists, engineers, scientists, and problem-solvers. The Impact of DuPage Children’s Museum extends across cultural, financial, and educational boundaries, providing building blocks for success in school, and in life, helping children achieve their full potential as citizens of the world.
You can give today by calling 630.637.8000 or donate online.Donate Now
Offering the opportunity to impact children in our community into the future.Learn More
Your estate planning will help insure that DCM continues to impact children for generations.Learn More
Your annual gift will help support our many programs, activities, and exhibits.Donate Now
Your donations, matched by your company, can make a tremendous difference!Donate Now
You help us offset our daily operating expenses through your in-kind donations.DCM Wish List
Corporations and Foundations are vital in providing innovative education that will enrich the lives of children and cultivate our future leaders while supporting and connecting with the communities we serve.
DCM looks forward to establishing new, long-term partnerships as we move forward with our mission to ignite the curiosity and endless learning potential of all children through open-ended and hands-on play experiences.
Through exhibit and programming sponsorship, as well as support of community outreach and events, a corporate gift to the Museum is an investment in our community’s future.
We offer a variety of corporate sponsorship opportunities to match any marketing or company philanthropy budget.become a corporate sponsor
Whether you want to attend a FUNdraising event with your little ones or are looking for a fancy night out, DCM loves to include our friends and families in enjoyable fundraising activities throughout the year. Choose one or many ways to meet new friends and entertain your neighbors or colleagues while supporting DCM.
Saturday, June 20
7:00 pm-8:00 pm
Help us Keep the Play Growing! The annual Benefit Ball is the Museum's largest fundraiser of the year.
Saturday, October 3
7:00 pm-10:00 pm
Celebrate with the Next Gen Board as they raise funds to support the Museum.
Tuesday, December 31
9:00 am-12:00 pm
Families can ring in the New Year together while helping to support DCM.