WOW! Children's Museum Awarded $2500 Grant from The Community Foundation Serving Boulder County

Lafayette, Colorado - WOW! Children’s Museum (World of Wonder) is pleased to announce that the Museum has received a $2,500 grant from The Community Foundation Serving Boulder County.  WOW! will use this grant to support the Museum’s 2013 Scholarship Program. 

 

In 2012, WOW!’s Scholarship Program served 2,300 children and families in need. Scholarship Program benefits include: complimentary Museum admissions, access to our onsite education programs, low cost family memberships, and discounted field trips for Title I schools.  The Museum strives to grow the number of low-income children and families served by 5% annually, increasing accessibility to quality early childhood education experiences for Boulder County’s youngest and most vulnerable residents.

 

“We are thrilled to be one of the many organizations selected to receive a Community Trust grant from The Community Foundation Serving Boulder County this year.  These funds will support our Scholarship Program, making WOW!'s programs and exhibits accessible to all Boulder County children, regardless of financial means,” said Jennifer Hinderliter, Executive Director, WOW! Children’s Museum.

 

About The Community Foundation Serving Boulder County:

The Community Foundation is the recognized leader in preparing Boulder County for its future challenges, expanding the culture of giving, and galvanizing diverse resources to improve the quality of life for all.  The Community Foundation exists to improve the quality of life in Boulder County, now and forever, and to build a culture of giving. For more information visit: www.commfound.org

 

About WOW! Children’s Museum:

Founded in 1996, WOW! Children's Museum (World of Wonder) is a 501(c) (3) non-profit organization that is dedicated to providing educational interactive exhibits, activities, and programs for all children – bringing families together in a creative environment that sparks imagination, inspires learning through play, and supports school readiness.

 

For more information:  Contact WOW! at (303) 604-2424 or visit www.wowchildrensmuseum.org.  Find WOW! Children’s Museum on Facebook.

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