KID Museum ( aims to empower children to realize their creative potential and become the innovative problem solvers of the future. Designed for kids ages 6 to 14, the museum’s hands-on programs engage 55,000 visitors annually and blend arts and culture with science and technology. Open seven days a week, programs include field trips, after-school programs, camps and weekend hours.

Headquartered: Bethesda

Serves: Metro region

What a donation buys:

  • $150 provides materials for weekend programs.
  • $500 provides a scholarship for an after-school program.
  • $1,000 sponsors one school field trip for 100 Title I students.

Volunteer opportunities:

  • One day: Provide event support at one of KID’s community events.
  • Weekly: Serve in the high school student apprenticeship program.
  • Internships