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At the Discovery Centre, we offer an educational and cultural experience unlike any other. Through our hands-on, interactive exhibits and dozens of educational programs and community outreach activities, we reach citizens of all ages, inspiring a sense of wonder, imagination and the confidence to ask questions about the world around us. But we can’t do it without your help.

As a registered, not-for-profit, non-governmental organization, we rely on our donors to ensure that we can continue to make a difference in the lives of our young people. Each and every day, we hear from parents and teachers who have seen our impact first-hand. From the little girl who is no longer afraid to raise her hand in class to the teenage boy who, for the first time, sees a world of limitless career opportunities, we ignite the spark of curiosity that inspires our next generation to reach their full potential.

Why Make a Gift?

When you make a tax-deductible donation to the Discovery Centre, you enable us to:

  • Deliver innovative, curriculum-connected workshops to schools across Nova Scotia, both in our world-class facility on the Halifax waterfront and in communities large and small throughout the province
  • Develop interactive, robust exhibits that inspire “a-ha” moments in visitors of all ages
  • Create new programs and camps, such as Innovation Lab workshops and ocean technology camps, that foster the skills that are pivotal to our economic growth
  • Bring in the most dynamic travelling exhibits from around the world
  • Support teachers in their classroom instruction by providing STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts, math) programs and resources
  • Bring our mobile digital planetariums and interactive science demonstrations to community groups, festivals and events
  • Develop and deliver customized programs for youth groups such as Scouts, Guides and Cadets
  • Increase accessibility to the best in STEAM education for all Nova Scotians and beyond
Ways to Donate

Philanthropy is at the heart of all we do and no gift is too large or too small. You can donate in four ways:

  1. Online: Make an online donation
  2. Telephone: 902.492.4422 ext.2235
  3. Cheque: Send or drop-off your cheque to The Discovery Centre – Donations, 1215 Lower Water Street, Halifax, NS B3J 3S8
  4. Planned Giving: Visit our planned giving pages and contact our partnerships team to learn what’s right you.

Join the Discovery Centre family of supporters today to help ensure a bright future for our children and our province.

Your gift makes all the difference.

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