Ways To Give
Your financial support ensures that Pacific Science Center remains a hands-on, engaging hub for discovery and exploration. See below for ways to get involved or contact us with questions at firstname.lastname@example.org or (206) 443-2878.
Access to Science Pipeline
Access is at the heart of our mission. This pipeline is our commitment to removing economic barriers and strengthening science education statewide.
Leave a Legacy
Help inspire generations of future innovators by leaving a legacy gift to Pacific Science Center. Planned gifts enable everyone to support PacSci as these future gifts do not impact your current financial security. Best of all, planned gifts represent a permanent statement of your values and leave a lasting legacy for your family and the community. Learn More
Adopt a Butterfly
Spread your wings for science by supporting the Tropical Butterfly House. Learn More
Amazon Smile and Wish List
Amazon Wish List – Looking to support Pacific Science Center in a unique and meaningful way this holiday season? We invite you to visit our Amazon Wish List for the opportunity to help ignite curiosity by purchasing essential and special items that will directly impact our exhibits and educational programming.
AmazonSmile is an easy way to donate to non-profits, such as Pacific Science Center, during your Amazon shopping. On AmazonSmile, you can direct 0.5% of your total purchase to go toward a non-profit of your choice.
Boeing IMAX Theater: Name Your Seat
Personalize a chair in our Boeing IMAX Theater. Learn More
Help send a curious mind to camp. Learn More
Donor Advised Funds
Make a gift through a Donor Advised Fund (DAF), an increasingly popular charitable vehicle that provides flexibility in supporting your favorite causes with favorable tax benefits. Donor Advised Funds may have prohibitions against certain types of donor benefits. Please contact the development team at email@example.com or (206) 443-2878.
Already have a Donor Advised Fund? Use the DAF Direct tool below to get started on your donation to Pacific Science Center.
Fred Meyer Community Rewards
Girls & Women in STEM
With your support we are expanding access initiatives to break down barriers for females in STEM.
IRA Charitable Rollover
The Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes Act of 2015 (PATH) was signed into law by President Obama on December 18, 2015, permanently extending the IRA charitable rollover. Individuals aged 70½ and older are able to donate up to $100,000 to Pacific Science Center and other charitable organizations directly from their IRA, without treating the distribution as taxable income. In order to qualify, contributions must go directly to a public charity and be made from traditional IRAs or Roth IRAs.
Memorial & Honorary Gifts
Pay tribute to your loved ones with a memorial or honorary gift. Please contact us by phone at (206) 443-2878 to make your gift. By providing an address, we will be happy to notify the honoree or their family of your gift.
Opinions 4 Good
Opinions for Good (Op4G) is a market research company with a twist. Individuals who sign up will be able to participate in paid surveys while providing additional funding to the Pacific Science Center. As a member, you get paid to complete quick online surveys and can donate a portion of your earnings back to the Pacific Science Center! It’s a win-win for us all.
- Members will be paid by participating in market research surveys
- Just by signing up, new members give us the opportunity to earn significant additional funding
- Sustainable funding for us every time a member participates in paid activities, allowing us to maintain the programs we offer
Everyone, everywhere is eligible to sign up – so please share this great opportunity with your friends, family, and colleagues. We hope you consider becoming a member of Op4G and selecting us as your supported non-profit.
Planned Giving & Endowment
Leave a legacy that ignites curiosity and discovery for years to come with a planned gift. By planning your legacy gift you can maximize tax savings for you and your heirs while supporting your favorite charitable organizations. Pacific Science Center is honored to work with you and your advisors as manage your estate plans. For sample bequest language, details on legacy gift vehicles, and questions please contact the development team at firstname.lastname@example.org or (206) 443-2878.
A stock portfolio is often among the most valuable assets you own — and one that can carry substantial capital gains, or appreciation in value. With careful planning, you can reduce or even eliminate federal capital gains tax while supporting our work. Learn more about stock donations here.
To make a gift of stock please provide your broker with the following information:
DTC # 0226
For credit to: Pacific Science Center Account # Z75-437689
Pacific Science Center Tax ID Number: 91-0750867
If you’re sending a stock, please let us know! Contact Rachel Freidman, Donor Information Coordinator, at email@example.com or (206) 269-5717. Please share your broker’s name and phone number, the name and number of shares you are donating, and the fund to which you are contributing.
Pacific Science Center relies on volunteers and interns to help fulfill our mission to inspire lifelong science learning while providing vital assistance in all areas of daily operations. Whether you’re interested in hands-on interaction with exhibits and guests, or something behind the scenes, we have opportunities for you. Learn More
Our development team is happy to serve you. With questions or feedback about your giving please contact us:
Development Staff Directory
Vice President of Development
(206) 443-2842, firstname.lastname@example.org
Sarah Szabo, CFRE
Donor Relations Officer
(206) 443-3642; SSzabo@pacsci.org
Donor Relations Officer
(206) 443-2905; HFranke@pacsci.org
Annual Fund Manager
(206) 269-2139; email@example.com
Donor Relations Coordinator
(206) 443-2893; firstname.lastname@example.org
Donor Information Coordinator
(206) 269-5717; RFriedman@pacsci.org
Corporate & Foundation Relations
Director of Corporate & Foundation Relations
(206) 443-3624; AZarlengo@pacsci.org
Partnership Engagement Specialist
(206) 443-2920, email@example.com
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