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Will You Do Your Part in Making Santa Cruz a Healthy Community and Support MOD Today?

As a non-profit organization, Santa Cruz Children's Museum of Discovery relays on supporters like yourselves to delivery high quality programs and exhibits to our over 50,000 annual families and children.

Every Dollar Makes a Difference

The Santa Cruz Children’s Museum of Discovery (MOD) is a qualified 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. Our Tax ID/ Employer Identification Number is 46-1699711. Your contribution is 100% tax deductible.

Contribute to our Sustainability Campaign!  


No non-profit museum can sustain itself by operating revenue alone. We all rely on generous donations from our communities that share and support our mission. Won’t you make a donation today?

Please consider making a recurring donation! We are building the MOD for generations to come, and we value your long-term support.

Other ways to give


To assist your giving, below are instructions for checks or giving securities. The MOD Board is also more than willing to provide direct assistance. Rhiannon Crain, Interim Executive Director, would be happy to meet with you in person or interact directly with your financial institution. You can reach her here via email


Donating Securities:

Receiving Institution: Charles Schwab
Account Name: Santa Cruz Children’s Museum of Discovery
Credit Account Number: 7063-9080
DTC#: 01640 Code 40


Your contribution is deeply appreciated. With your generosity, we can move forward.

With your donation, you will receive a letter of recognition in the mail, which will also serve as a receipt.

For physical deliveries and drop-offs, please email , and schedule a time with our front desk staff on how to properly delivery donations.

Make your shopping count while shopping online!

Do your regular and holiday shopping through the three platforms below, and they will donate back to the Santa Cruz Children’s Museum of Discovery!


Get set up once and give back every time you check out.

Did you get a chance to check out MOD's

Facebook Live-a-thon Event

on August 20, 2019?

... Well, in case you missed it, here it is (and even if you didn't, here it is again!).


Amazon Smile

Love to shop on Amazon? Name us as your charity of choice on Amazon Smile and we will earn 0.5% of everything you buy.