Help Our Museum Thrive! Donate Now.

Discovery Gateway needs your support to continue to bring the creative and educational power of play to all of Utah’s children regardless of circumstance with our Medallion Membership Program. The Medallion Membership Program provides year-long memberships to community organizations that serve children and families in need. Our partners include, Head Start, The Sharing Place, International Rescue Committee, Ronald McDonald House, Catholic Community Services, The Children’s Center, The Road Home, Neighborhood House, Odyssey House of Utah and Utah Youth Village

Through these partnerships, our Medallion Membership Program serves over 7,000 children and families annually. Each visit to the museum provides opportunities to learn through play as well access to STEM, art, financial literacy, early childhood, cultural programming.

BEElieve in the Power of Play! We need your help to continue this vital program. To make a tax-deductible donation please click the donate button below.

Ways to Support Your Favorite Children’s Museum!

Give Online

Individual contributions are vital to Discovery Gateway’s many programs and exhibits provided to our daily learners. Did you know that admissions, memberships, and museum rentals contribute to just over half of the annual budget needed to operate the museum? With your contribution, you can support hands on learning through play and assist the museum in providing the best educational programs and exhibits to the over 250,000 guests that visit us each year!

Amazon Smile

You shop. Amazon gives to Discovery Gateway. Amazon will now donate 0.5% of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to Discovery Gateway when you shop at AmazonSmile.

1. Go to
2. Select Discovery Gateway as your charitable organization
3. Bookmark and support Discovery Gateway every time you shop

Text to Give

Text 1(844) 544-7171 Code: DGCM1

Smith’s Reward Card

Support Discovery Gateway every time you shop at Smith’s!

Sign up is quick, free, and easy! Click here to log in or create an account. Then, link your rewards card to Discovery Gateway by entering the number 64791 and click save! Now, every time you shop at Smith’s with your rewards card, 0.5% of your order will be donated to Discovery Gateway.

Signing up for this program is completely free, and you still earn fuel points every time you shop.

Corporate Matching

Take advantage of your company’s matching gift program! This is an easy way to double the amount given to your favorite organization!

Gift In-Kind

Each year, Discovery Gateway receives in-kind donations of goods and services from our community partners that are used to help serve our visitors. From program materials to office supplies, as well as donated advertising space, the museum benefits greatly from these generous donations. Below are examples of in-kind donations accepted.

       – Program Related Materials for arts, sciences and literacy
       – Office Supplies
       – Financial Services
       – Guest Performers and Authors
       – Exhibits Building and Maintenance Services
       – Tools and Equipment
       – Silent Auction Contributions for annual fundraiser


  • Event Sponsorships: Discovery Gateway holds annual events that offer unique venue for our members and guests. Our fundraising events would not be possible without the support of the local community.
  • Free Day: It is important to Discovery Gateway to provide access to ALL children and families and we do this by sponsored free days and afternoons.
  • Exhibits: An exhibit sponsorship allows Discovery Gateway to create new exhibits or renovate an existing exhibit space so our visitors can continue to learn through play! Click here  to view our Exhibits!
  • Exhibit Sponsorships Available
    Honey Climber
    Live Hive
    Hatch Waddle and Fly
    Water Play
    Gerri’s House
    Utah Family Farm
    Construction Zone
    Colors in Motion
    STEAM Studio
    DG Derby
    Block Party
    Move It!

For more information, contact our Development Department at