The Marie Drake Planetarium

Where the stars always shine in Juneau, AK

How to Donate

We seek funds for operating expenses such as:

  • Training for volunteers to learn how to use our new system
  • Hardware and software improvements to our digital planetarium system
  • Educational materials. 
  • Busing school children to the planetarium.

There are Many Ways to Donate

PayPal or Credit Card

Donate through PayPal and 100% goes to the planetarium

Prefer to go straight to your credit card?  

Or want to set up a recurring donation?

Click here for a list of donors who are helping us reach for the stars..

Click here for a list of grants we have been awarded towards a new digital projector. .

Click here for a list of other grants, goods and services we have received from the community.

Checks payable to FOMDP

Cash or check donations accepted at events at the planetarium.

Mail to:

c/o Steve Kocsis

PO Box 34671

Juneau, AK 99803


Over the age of 70 1/2?  You can request all or part of the minimum distribution from an IRA go to the planetarium tax-free.  Just ask us or the Juneau Community Foundation for details.

All donations are tax deductible.  We are a 501(c)(3) organization.

Donors at $50 or more will be listed on this website.

Donors of $500 or more are offered a private planetarium show.