Lafayette, Colorado - WOW! Children’s Museum (World of Wonder) is pleased to announce today that the Museum has received a $3,000 grant from Xcel Energy.  The grant was made through the Arts & Culture focus area for Xcel Energy’s corporate giving, part of the company’s effort to support nonprofit agencies providing services in towns and cities served by Xcel Energy.  WOW! Children’s Museum will use this grant to fund and support arts and culture focused programming, performances and special events to offer to all visitors, focusing on those receiving support from WOW!’s Scholarship Program. 


"WOW! provides a wide variety of arts and cultural experiences that are included with admission throughout the year.  This grant from Xcel Energy will help make this programming accessible to low-incomes families, ensuring that all children are able to experience the broad range of cultural offerings available within our community.  Thank you Xcel Energy for your continued support!” said Jennifer Hinderliter, Executive Director, WOW! Children’s Museum.


“The success of our company is directly related to the health of our communities,” said Monique Lovato, Xcel Energy’s Director of Corporate Giving. “While Xcel Energy’s employees invest in our local communities with charitable contributions and volunteer time, these grants are another way Xcel Energy shows our commitment to improving the quality of life in the towns and cities we serve.”


About Xcel Energy:

As a major U.S. electric and natural gas company, Xcel Energy invests in its core businesses to provide safe, reliable energy at a reasonable price.  Xcel Energy also demonstrates its commitment to the health of the communities it serves through community grants, charitable contributions and volunteer time.  For more information visit


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  WOW! is located at 110 N. Harrison Avenue in downtown Lafayette.  Find WOW! Children’s Museum on Facebook.

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