Levels of Support

$500,000
Live Oak Leader Supporter
LIVE OAK LEADER
Premier recognition on Founder’s Fountain
Recognition within museum exhibits or in conjunction with a program, activity, or event
One free rental of entire museum
25% discount on museum rentals
Listing in annual report & printed promotional materials
Recognition at grand opening celebration
Link from museum’s website to donor site
Museum newsletter
Twenty individual lifetime memberships
Corporate Admission Discount Program for eligible employees
$250,000
Bayou Builder Supporter
BAYOU BUILDER
Major recognition on Founder’s Fountain
Recognition within museum exhibits or in conjunction with a program, activity, or event
One free rental of entire museum
20% discount on museum rentals
Listing in annual report & printed promotional materials
Recognition at grand opening celebration
Link from museum’s website to donor site
Museum newsletter
Ten individual lifetime memberships
Corporate Admission Discount Program
$100,000
Estuary Energizer Supporter
ESTUARY ENERGIZER
Recognition on Founder’s Fountain
Recognition within museum exhibits or in conjunction with a program, activity, or event
15% discount on museum rentals
Listing in annual report & printed promotional materials
Recognition at grand opening celebration
Link from museum’s website to donor site
Museum newsletter
Four individual lifetime memberships
Corporate Admission Discount Program
$50,000
Sugarcane Superstar Supporter
SUGARCANE SUPERSTAR
Listing on Founder’s Fountain
Recognition in conjunction with a museum program, activity, or event
10% discount on museum rentals
Listing in annual report & printed promotional materials
Recognition at grand opening celebration
Recognition on museum’s website
Museum newsletter
Two individual lifetime memberships
Corporate Admission Discount Program
$25,000
Pelican Patron Supporter
PELICAN PATRON
Listing on Founder’s Fountain
Recognition in conjunction with a museum program, activity, or event
Listing in annual report & printed promotional materials
5% discount on museum rentals for five years
Recognition at grand opening celebration
Recognition on museum’s website
Museum newsletter
One individual lifetime membership
$10,000
Cajun Culture Creator Supporter
CAJUN CULTURE CREATOR
Listing on Founder’s Fountain
5% discount on museum rentals for five years
Recognition at grand opening celebration
Recognition on museum’s website
Museum newsletter
One individual lifetime membership
$5,000
Mardi Gras Mentor Supporter
MARDI GRAS MENTOR
5% discount on museum rentals for one year
Recognition at grand opening celebration
Recognition on museum’s website
Museum newsletter
One individual lifetime membership
$1,000
Marine Master Supporter
MARINE MASTER
Recognition at grand opening celebration
Museum newsletter
10% discount on admission (maximum 4 per day) for one year
$500
Wildlife Winner Supporter
WILDLIFE WINNER
Museum newsletter
5% discount on admission (maximum 4 per day) for one year

WOULD YOU LIKE TO MAKE GOOD THINGS HAPPEN FOR THE CHILDREN OF SOUTH LOUISIANA?

The Bayou Country Children’s Museum invites all to work with them to ensure that children and families remain a top priority in the Bayou Region.

Museum frequently asked questions

How much is admission to the BCCM?

Admission is $7 per person for anyone 1 year or older.

How much will the BCCM cost to build?

Using post Katrina figures, the Bayou Country Children’s Museum will cost $3.4 million to build.

Where is the BCCM located?

211 Rue Betancourt, Thibodaux, LA 70301

What does the BCCM look like?

Check out the OUR EXHIBITS link to see picture of the exhibits and interior of the museum.

How does the museum tie in with schools in the area?

Educators are working on lesson plans to extend and coordinate with the exhibits what is learned in the classroom.

How many visitors can the museum expect each year?

Museum operation and outreach will be supported by an expected 45,000 visitors annually from the surrounding eight parishes.

Will I receive recognition for my gift?

At the completion of the campaign, all donors will be recognized in a suitable manner for their generous gifts.

Is my gift tax deductable?

A donation to the BCCM is fully tax-deductible. Multiple year pledges are tax deductible for each year that payments are made.

Can I make a gift of stock or property?

Some donors may prefer to make a gift of appreciated stock or property. The tax deduction for a gift of stock is determined by the value of the stock on the date the transfer occurs. The donor does not have to pay tax on the capital gain and may deduct up to 30% of their adjusted gross income, with a five-year carry over for any unused deduction. All donors are encouraged to consult with their financial advisor about gifts of this type.

How will the pledge be paid?

While a one-time payment is welcomed, a donation campaign pledge can extend over a five-year time frame. You select the payment option that best fits your situation: annual, semi-annual, or quarterly installments. Reminder notices will be sent for your convenience.