The Marie Drake Planetarium

Where the stars always shine in Juneau, AK

Donations Appreciated

We seek funds for operating expenses such as:

  • Upgrade to planet walk at Twin Lakes.
  • Busing school groups to the planetarium.
  • An Americorps member for next school year. .
  • Training for volunteers to learn how to use our new system
  • Hardware and software improvements to our digital planetarium system.

You may donate for a specific expense or project.

For example, busing school groups to the planetarium.

Just send us an email to let us know how you would like us to use your donation..


The cost of one bus rental is $100, but all amounts are welcome.

There are Many Ways to Donate

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?

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 of $50 or more will be listed on this website.

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