Support the Adler
Ways to Support the Adler
We all have the potential to discover something great. Help the Adler unlock the potential in every mind with a tax-deductible gift.
Your tax-deductible contribution will support:
- Dynamic and innovative programs, exhibitions, and sky shows
- Observing opportunities and frontier research in astronomy and astrophysics
- World-class collection of scientific artifacts
- Hands-on engagement and mentorship opportunities for early learners, teens, and STEAM professionals
On Saturday, September 18 at 6:00 pm CT, our virtual Celestial Ball will be a celebration of the Adler’s transformation from Chicago icon to institution with global reach. Join us for:
- A showcase of our groundbreaking virtual programs and innovative digital spaces.
- An exclusive interview with Joan Higginbotham, former NASA astronaut and Chicago native.
- Stunning space visualizations with information from Adler astronomers.
Members of The Alan B. Shepard Society make annual gifts of $1,000 and greater to support the Adler’s exhibitions, sky shows, and visitor programs; and help the Adler serve 550,000 visitors a year with inspiring science experiences. Shepard Society members also enable education, outreach, and research programs.
Members of The Max and Sophie Adler Society leave a legacy that ensures the Adler will provide extraordinary visitor experiences for generations to come through a life-income gift or bequest.
When you shop at Amazon Smile, you have the added bonus of Amazon donating 0.5% of your purchase price to the Adler Planetarium. Visit smile.amazon.com to designate the Adler Planetarium as your charity of choice. Amazon Smile is a simple and automatic way for you to support the museum every time you shop!
Matching gifts can double the impact of your gift to the Adler! Check with your human resources department to see if your company has a matching gifts program. For more information about matching gifts, please contact the Development Office at firstname.lastname@example.org or 312.322.0332
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