Make a Donation


Ringing up groceries at The Market.
Photo by Olivia Birdsall.

Give a gift to your community.

At the Children's Museum & Theatre of Maine, we pride ourselves on remaining accessible to all the members of our community. Admissions and memberships pay less than half of our expenses.

Your donation helps us to offset our remaining expenses, ensuring that the Museum & Theatre maintains the highest safety and educational standards, while keeping admission prices affordable.

We have two donation options available:
  1. ONLINE: Click the appropriate donation links below to donate securely online.
  2. PRINT/MAIL: If you prefer, print the appropriate form below and return it to the Museum & Theatre.

ONLINE Donation Links:

Click here for the online Personal donation form.

Click here for the online Endowment donation form.

Click here for the online Business Member donation form.

Click here for the online Scholarship Membership donation form.


PRINT/MAIL Donation Forms

Click here to download the printable Personal donation form.

Click here to download the printable Endowment donation form.

Click here to download the printable Business Member donation form.

Click here to download the printable Scholarship Membership donation form. (Admission passes are also available to purchase as a donation to a family in need for $10 per pass.)

If you would like more information about Business Membership and Theatre Sponsorship, please visit our Business Support page.


Gifts of securities and IRA rollovers:

How to give a gift of stock:

Transferring a gift of stock to the Children's Museum & Theatre of Maine is as easy as can be! Just follow one of these two simple steps:
  1. If you have a brokerage account, you may instruct your broker to contact the development office at 828-1234 ext 243 with the desired amount of stock (with accompanying processing numbers) to be transferred electronically.
  2. If you would like to transfer stock held in your possession, we will arrange to pick up your certificates and proceed with the transfer.
For additional questions or specific information, please contact our Development Director at (207) 828-1234 ext. 243 or email development@kitetails.org.

IRA Charitable Rollovers:

If you are 70 1/2 or older, you can take advantage of an IRA charitable rollover, making a contribution from your traditional IRA to the Children's Museum & Theatre of Maine and deducting the gift from your taxable income. Tell your financial advisor or IRA trustee to earmark a contribution to the Children's Museum & Theatre of Maine.

For additional information about IRA charitable rollovers, please contact your financial advisor.

Thank you!



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