Thank you for considering donating to LICM. Gifts—of all sizes—make a significant impact on the lives of our community’s children - fostering the growth of our next generation of artists, scientists, educators, entrepreneurs and citizens. Below are a variety of ways individuals give - from a simple social media fundraiser to a more sophisticated planned giving.
LICM is a 501(C)(3) non-profit organization, Tax ID:11-3035221, and donations are tax deductible.
Donate Online - Make a secure contribution. You can select a one time or recurring donation.
Donate by Mail - Please make your check or money order payable to the Long Island Children’s Museum, and send to: Long Island Children’s Museum, c/o Development Department, 11 Davis Avenue, Garden City, NY 11530.
Donate by Phone - Please call Erika Floreska, Director of Development at 516-224-5813.
Commemorative Gifts - Celebrate a friend or family member by making an honorary or memorial donation. LICM will send a note to the family letting them know of your commemorative donation. Donations may be made using any of the options above, please share in the notes - name of individual, family contact infomation, and any other information, so we can send a personalized letter.
Matching Gifts - Many employers sponsor matching gift programs and will match charitable contributions or volunteer hours made by their employees. Some companies also match gifts made by retirees and/or spouses. Ask your employer if they have a matching gift program. The impact of your gift to Long Island Children’s Museum may be doubled or possibly tripled! LICM Tax ID: #11-3035221.
Donor Advised Fund or Family Foundation - If you have a Donor Advised Fund or Family Foundation, kindly consider making a donation in support of a specific program or offering or to general support for the Museum. LICM Tax ID: #11-3035221.
Gifts of Stock and Wire Transfers - LICM welcomes gifts of stock, securities, and mutual fund shares, as well as wire transfers. Kindly contact Erika Floreska, firstname.lastname@example.org or 516-224-5813 for transfer instructions.
Consider a Gift Through Your IRA - If you are 70½ or older, you can make a tax-free distribution from your traditional or Roth IRA to the Long Island Children’s Museum of up to $100,000 each year. Contact your IRA administrator to request a Qualified Charitable Distribution from your IRA account to LICM. Please notify us in advance so we’ll be able to identify your gift when it arrives and thank you properly: Erika Floreska, email@example.com or 516-224-5813.
Bequests and Other Planned Gifts - Consider donating to LICM through your estate planning. Please contact Erika Floreska, firstname.lastname@example.org or 516-224-5813 for more information.
Corporate Giving - LICM offers a varaitey of benefits to companies who want to support LICM. Corporate Memberships provide employees tickets to visit the Museum. See options: Corporate Membership Levels (PDF). Special Event sponsorships provide access and exposure to the LI Business community through our annual gala, Cupcakes and Cocktails, see here. Exhibit Sponsorships provide branding and awareness to our LICM visitors and guests over a period of time. Please contact Erika Floreska, email@example.com or 516-224-5813 for more information.
Facebook Fundraiser - Set up a fundraiser on Facebook for Long Island Children's Museum. Ask your friends and network to contribute. 100% of donations will be forwarded to LICM. To learn how to set up a Facebook Fundraiser visit this link and select Fundraisers for Charitable Organizations.
AmazonSmile - Designate Long Island Children’s Museum as your charity on AmazonSmile, and 0.5% of your eligible purchases will be donated by Amazon to support our work. Login with your Amazon username and password at https://smile.amazon.com/ to shop for Amazon’s full range of products and services and support the Museum with every purchase.