Charitable Requests

Discovery Science Center (DSC) is proud to be an active member of its community. It is DSC’s goal to provide a community-wide resource where families come together to learn and have fun, school districts use as an educational resource and the community counts on to help its young minds grow.

Please note the following information on our donation program:

  • Discovery Science Center focuses its outreach and donation efforts in Orange, Los Angeles, Ventura, Kern, San Bernardino, Riverside, San Diego, Imperial and Santa Barbara Counties.
  • We only make donations to federally-licensed 501 (c)(3) non-profit charitable organizations.
  • Requests must be received at least 40 days prior to the event date.
  • DSC’s customary donation is a family 4 pack of tickets for the purposes of fundraising. These tickets are valid during normal operating hours and will expire six months from the date of the event.
  • Sponsorships or donations for individuals, for example, walk-a-thons and pageants will not be considered, however this does not exclude the nonprofit benefiting from the event from receiving donations. Activities such as company picnics, recognition events, or other incentive programs are also not eligible for donations.
  • In support of our Eco-friendly efforts, donations must be requested online. If accepted, donations will be delivered via USPS to the address provided on the online form.
  • Only one request per non-profit organization will be accepted every calendar year.

To request a donation, please fill out our online donation request form >

If you have any additional questions or need more information, please email