Be the catalyst! We rely on generous donors to support to help us inspire math and science and foster a culture of inquiry. You make these opportunities happen year after year. Thank you for your support!

*If you'd like to donate in memory of someone, in the donor info please type: Your Name - In Memory of Their Name.

Vehicle Donation

Have an old car, truck, RV or boat you're ready to pass along? You can now donate your vehicle to Eureka! McConnell Science Museum. Just click on the link below and get started, it's that easy!

Enterprise Zone Tax Credit

All gifts to Eureka! are tax-deductible to the fullest extent possible! Not only may donors deduct their gifts on both federal and state returns, they also may be able to claim the additional Enterprise Zone tax credit on their State of Colorado return. This means that, depending upon a donor’s tax bracket and itemizations, a donation may cost the donor less than the amount of the contribution.

Cash donations of $50 or more may be eligible for a 25% tax credit on donor’s Colorado State Income Tax Return. In-kind gifts valued at $100 or above may be eligible for a 12.5% tax credit on donor’s Colorado State Tax Return. In-kind donations of $2,000 or more must be accompanied by valuation documentation.


Cash Donation $1,000

Income tax benefit of gift
Federal tax rate – 28% – $280 (reduces taxable income)
Colorado tax Rate – 4.63% – $46.30 (reduces taxable income)
Colorado Enterprise Zone Tax Credit – 25% – $250 (toward the CO State Tax Liability)
For a $1,000 donation the Total Tax Savings – 57.63% = $576.30


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Did you know - you can use your state tax refund to support your favorite Colorado Nonprofit?

When filing your taxes, watch for the Donate to a Colorado Nonprofit Fund prompt. Use the EUREKA! McConnell Science Museum registration #20073007917 to donate part or all of your state tax refund to support science education on the Western Slope!

We are not tax experts; it is unethical and illegal for our staff to offer professional tax advice. Although the information contained here is presented in good faith and believed to be correct, it is general in nature and is not intended as tax advice. For more information on tax advice, please see your accountant or tax adviser.