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The Boonshoft Museum of Discovery and its sister site, SunWatch Village, could not fulfill their mission without the generous support of our community and donors like you. Every dollar we receive helps to engage and inspire families in our community. Thank you for being a crucial part in providing enriching experiences that spark curiosity and discovery!

       Click here to make a safe, secure donation online today.

Did you know that the DSNH is also eligible for Combined Federal Campaign (CFC) donations? Our CFC number is 36476.The Dayton Society of Natural History has received the 2018 Gold Seal of Transparency from GuideStar, the world’s largest source of information on nonprofit organizations.

The Dayton Society of Natural History is an Accredited Charity with the Better Business Bureau, in recognition of our adherence to the BBB program standards of accountability.

Want to support the Museum in other ways? Consider designating us as your beneficiary through your Kroger Card and their Kroger Community Rewards program, GFS card, or Dorothy Lane Market card!  You can also donate items directly to the Discovery Zoo and our Education Department via Amazon Wish lists. View the lists for the Education Department and the Discovery Zoo.

Donor Privacy Policy

  • We will not sell, share or trade our donors’ names or personal information with any other entity, nor send mailings to our donors on behalf of other organizations.
  • This policy applies to all information received by the DSNH, both online and offline, on any platform, as well as any electronic, written, or oral communications.
  • To the extent any donations are processed through a third-party service provider, our donors’ information will only be used for purposes necessary to process the donation.
  • Donor information is held to the same standard as out general Privacy Policy, which can be views below.