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corporate giving

Contributions from business entities will help Lake Erie Nature & Science Center enrich lives of children, families and students of all ages by engaging them in science discovery and encouraging an active interest in the natural sciences. Contributions are effectively directed toward mission and are leveraged with a diverse mix of other funding sources such as grants, personal contributions and class fees.

Business and Corporate Partnership Opportunities

grant or contribution

Businesses may provide a grant or contribution in the amount of their choice to help support the Center's programs and services. This form of general operating support serves the greatest needs of the organization which is to educate children and families.


Businesses may provide sponsorship contributions for the Center's annual fundraising event "Nature's Night Out," or any of the Center's family or holiday programs including Grandparent's Day, Fall Hayrides, Family Astronomy Night, Holiday Night Tree Tradition, Winter Solstice Celebration, Groundhog Day, Owl Prowl, Birds of Lake Erie Day, Eggstravaganza, Daddy and Me Day and Live at the Hive. Please call 440-471-8353 to discuss options with a Development staff member.

matching gifts

If your employer offers a matching gift program, obtain the appropriate form and enclose the completed form with your check. Lake Erie Nature & Science Center will verify your gift and return the form to your employer who will send the matching gift to the Center.

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