Donors and Supporters

A Year of Advancement

As the biggest and best children’s museum in the world, we are always looking forward, always changing, and always envisioning extraordinary new initiatives and experiences that will transform the lives of children and families for generations to come. Our success is achieved only through the generous contributions of our donors and supporters. We are grateful to the individuals, corporations, organizations, and foundations—in our community, across the country, and around the globe—that helped the museum go further in 2013.

2013 Museum Donors

2013 Museum Donors The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis is grateful to have the support of donors who have graciously enriched the past, made a difference in the present, and created extraordinary opportunities for future generations.

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Lilly Endowment Inc.

Lilly Endowment Inc. awarded the museum a $1.25 million grant to develop a major new exhibition for children and families on religions of the world.



NASA awarded $675,000 to help launch an International Space Station-themed exhibit called Curious Scientific Investigator (CSI): Beyond Spaceship Earth.


Future Initiatives Funded

Several future initiatives received funding in 2013, including a major commitment from Lilly Endowment, Inc. for a future exhibit, a commitment from Dow AgroSciences to help reenvision ScienceWorks , and a commitment from the government of Bahrain to develop a...