a group of children and adults, seen from behind as they walk across Black Pond's bridge

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How to Give

Leslie Science & Nature Center is a community-supported 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. Over the years, generous support from individual donors, foundations, government agencies, and corporate partners have enabled our organization to grow and serve our community in new and diverse ways. Nearly 50,000 individuals participate in LSNC programming each year, providing them with opportunities to connect with nature and strengthen their appreciation and understanding of the complex beauty and magnificence of our world. LSNC can only continue to operate and educate with the generosity of supporters like you. 

Whether you make a gift today or choose to support LSNC through a legacy gift, your financial support enables us to provide our community with sensory-based experiences which evoke curiosity about, and respect for, our natural world. 

If you have any questions or require additional information, please reach out to Sara Brintnall, Development Manager, at sbrintnall@aahom.org or 734-995-5439 ext. 260.

Gifts to Leslie Science & Nature Center may be tax deductible according to current tax laws. Check with your tax advisor for eligibility.


Make a Gift Online

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Mail a Donation

Please mail your gift to the Leslie Science & Nature Center, Attn: Development, 1831 Traver Rd., Ann Arbor, MI 48105, or call the Development Department at: 734.995.5439 x 260.


By Phone

We can accept credit card donations and answer any questions by phone. Please call Sara Brintnall, Development Manager, at 734.995.5439 x260.


Legacy Gift

Give the Gift of a Lifetime That Costs You Nothing Now

Leave a legacy by including a charitable gift to Leslie Science & Nature Center in your estate plan. Memorial gifts and bequests are an important way that you can ensure continuation of the Leslie Legacy of understanding, appreciation, stewardship, and respect for the natural world. A bequest is a gift made through a donor’s will and is free from federal estate tax.

In addition to bequests, there are a variety of other charitable giving vehicles that you can use to make a planned gift. Depending on the vehicle, you can meet current and future financial goals, provide for your loved ones, receive tax savings, and establish income streams. Contact your financial advisor or attorney to learn more about how you can use charitable planning vehicles to support LSNC. To speak to our staff about planned giving, contact Sara Brintnall, Development Manager, at 734.995.5439 x260 or send an email to sbrintnall@aahom.org.