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Charitable Donations

Make your tax-deductible charitable contributions here. The Cradle of Aviation Museum & Education Center is a registered 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization and your financial donation is 100% tax-deductible. Your contribution will help us continue our mission to preserve the past and inspire future generations through science and technology.

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Dear Friend of the Cradle:

We hope this finds you well and that you and your family have successfully weathered the storm we have all faced over the past two years.

Your donations will assist us in offering award-winning education programs to school groups as well as enable us to create new exhibits that excite, educate, and entertain. Starting in 2022 we’ll be launching our new initiative, The Future is Now…Air, Space, and Science at the Cradle. This new multi-year program will focus on the future of aviation, the space program, and the science behind it all. From traveling back to the moon and onto Mars with Space X and Blue Origin, to the creation of new personal aviation vehicles and the redesign of airports and transportation, we’ll bring these new and exciting stories to the Cradle through new exhibits, new films, and new education programs.

Our goal will always be to provide the best environment possible for our visitors. Please help us to continue to bring the unique stories that make Long Island “the cradle of aviation.”

Many thanks for your continued support!


Michael Stromer
Board Chair

Penelope Kokkinides

Andrew Parton

The Cradle of Aviation Museum is a registered 501(c)(3) and your charitable contribution is 100% tax-deductible. Your donation will help support our education programs and preservation efforts. Please use the secure form below or call 516-572-4066 or 516-572-4026 (Monday through Friday, 10:00-4:00).

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