Community & Corporate Founding Partner Memberships

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Be part of the story. Now is an exciting time to support the Bell Museum + Planetarium. A new facility is being built on the Saint Paul campus and will serve as a gateway to the University of Minnesota. Your support will ensure a world-class museum with exceptional programming.

A partnership and a membership. We appreciate your annual philanthropic support! As a founding partner, you receive employee, client entertaining, and company benefits now and at the new museum. Your investment will also inspire future generations of scientists, naturalists, and eco-innovators!

Write the next chapter. As the state's official museum of natural history since 1872, the Bell Museum has a legacy of serving students, educators, and families. Make an impact on your community by helping us provide generations with engaging science experiences.

Partner in Curiosity - $1,000

• Recognition on the new Bell Museum + Planetarium donor panel
• Recognition in Annual Report
• Direct link to your organization's webpage on our member webpage
• Subscription to monthly newsletter
• $5 discount on personal Charter Memberships for your employees
• 10 VIP admission passes for one-time use at the new museum
• 4 tickets to charter members-only previews at the new museum

Partner in Wonder - $2,500

• Recognition on the new Bell Museum + Planetarium donor panel
• Recognition in Annual Report
• Direct link to your organization's webpage on our member webpage
• Subscription to monthly newsletter
• $5 discount on personal Charter Memberships for your employees
• 20 VIP admission passes for one-time use at the new museum
• 4 tickets to charter members-only previews at the new museum
• Discount on facility rental at the new museum
• Private behind the scenes Bell Museum or collections tour for up to 8 guests

Partner in Exploration - $5,000

• Recognition on the new Bell Museum + Planetarium donor panel
• Recognition in Annual Report
• Direct link to your organization's webpage on our member webpage
• Subscription to monthly newsletter
• $5 discount on personal Charter Memberships for your employees
• 40 VIP admission passes for one-time use at the new museum
• 4 tickets to charter members-only previews at the new museum
• Discount on facility rental at the new museum
• Private behind the scenes Bell Museum or collections tour for up to 8 guests
• 4 vouchers for digital theater shows at the new museum
• 1 Executive pass that admits up to 4 guests for 1 year at the new museum

Partner in Discovery - $10,000

• Recognition on the new Bell Museum + Planetarium donor panel
• Recognition in Annual Report
• Direct link to your organization's webpage on our member webpage
• Subscription to monthly newsletter
• $5 discount on personal Charter Memberships for your employees
• 80 VIP admission passes for one-time use at the new museum
• 8 VIP tickets to charter members-only previews at the new museum
• Discount on facility rental at the new museum
• Private behind the scenes Bell Museum or collections tour for up to 8 guests
• 4 vouchers for digital theater shows at the new museum
• 2 Executive passes that each admit up to 4 guests for 1 year at the new museum
• VIP invitation for up to 4 guests to attend an exclusive preview of the digital theater

Partner in Innovation - $25,000+

• Recognition on the new Bell Museum + Planetarium donor panel
• Recognition in Annual Report
• Direct link to your organization's webpage on our member webpage
• Subscription to monthly newsletter
• $5 discount on personal Charter Memberships for your employees
• 120 VIP admission passes for one-time use at the new museum
• 8 VIP tickets to charter members-only previews at the new museum
• Discount on facility rental at the new museum
• Private behind the scenes Bell Museum or collections tour for up to 8 guests
• 8 vouchers for digital theater shows at the new museum
• 4 Executive passes that each admit up to 4 guests for 1 year at the new museum
• VIP invitation for up to 4 guests to attend an exclusive preview of the digital theater
• Private VIP tour of the new museum
• Company day at the new museum for up to 200 guests. Date subject to availability.

Join today!

Please contact Laura Vitko, Development Manager, at krue0192@umn.edu or 612-624-0089. 

Online
Make a gift by credit card or checking account at level that is right for you.

Mail
Download form and send it to:
University of Minnesota Foundation
P.O. Box 860266
Minneapolis, MN 55486-0266

Your tax deductible gift is securely processed through the University of Minnesota Foundation.


Your gift will...

Provide 100% more visitors with engaging science experiences

Return a public planetarium to Minnesota

Grow educational programs by 25%

Ensure a world-class visitor experience

Increase access to underserved communities

Support the preservation of 4 million scientific specimens

Inspire the next generation of scientists, naturalists, and innovators

Ensure public access to research and informed conversations on science topics

Create a dynamic space for lifelong learning