Support Us

Since 2007 the Manfred Olson Planetarium has been sharing the wonders of the cosmos with the community. From public shows to private groups, hundreds of thousands of people have discovered how fascinating the cosmos can be. Your gift of any size makes a difference in helping us support our students, maintain our equipment, and host free events.

Consider making a gift to the Planetarium today!

Checks can be made payable to UWM Foundation — Manfred Olson Planetarium Fund (2712.00) and mailed to:
UWM Physics/Planetarium
P.O. Box 413
Milwaukee, WI 53201

For more information about planned giving and corporate and foundation philanthropy, please visit the UWM Office of Development.

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What Your Donation Supports

Your support benefits all UWM Panthers and the wider community by helping us provide high-quality, engaging, live programs for all. We depend on your support to maintain our affordable prices while continuing to pay for our extremely talented staff, our innovative events, and our hardware and software needs.

Here are some examples of what your contributions support:

Read our 2020 Donor Report (PDF) to learn more.