The Marie Drake Planetarium

Where the stars always shine in Juneau, AK

Grants for New Digital Projector System & operating expenses

December 2019

We were awarded a $25,000 grant from Coeur Alaska - Kensington Mine.

This enabled us to complete phase three of our three part fundraising plan.

April, 2019

We were awarded a $25,000 tier one grant from the Rasmuson Foundation.

September 2019

We were awarded a matching grant of $10,000 from  the Juneau Community Foundation's Blackwell Fund.  In a month, we matched this grant. Three board members had opportunity to visit Matt Blackwell who is the son of the late Mike Blackwell. Matt works at the Morrison Planetarium at the California Academy of Sciences. 


We were awarded a matching grant of $2,000 from the Douglas-Dornan Foundation via the Juneau Community Foundation. Matching funds raised in 2013.


Awarded $2,000 from Holland America Line and Princess Cruises.


Awarded $500