Make a Donation to RMSC

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Roper Mountain Science Center is transforming the way science, technology, engineering and math are explored to inspire invention, raise aspirations and seed a lifelong love of learning. Through a variety of educational experiences, Roper Mountain Science Center serves over 100,000 students, teachers, residents and visitors annually and changes lives forever.

As a 501(c)(3) nonprofit institution, Roper Mountain Science Center relies on its generous donors to help in continuing the important work of expanding and inspiring young minds, sparking their lifelong passion for curiosity and learning through hands-on experiences and lessons. Gifts from donors and members help us continue to share our mission, care for our animals, and remain a community leader in STEM education programs and efforts. Make your gift now, or review the below giving options and feel free to contact Phyllis Henderson with any questions you may have.

Your Donation Supports:

All donations support the Guiding Star Fund, which supports new and expanded programming for students and the public, as well as opportunities for many members of our community to experience Roper Mountain through the following initiatives.

Guiding Star Membership
We are pleased to offer Guiding Star memberships to families with demonstrated financial need. At $40 annually, this membership receives all the benefits of a family level membership. For more information, visit our Membership page.

Guiding Star Admission
Organizations that support underserved or disabled members of our community may apply for complimentary tickets to Summer Adventure and Afternoon Explorations. For more information, visit our Guiding Star program page.

Library Partnerships
Roper Mountain partners with both the Greenville County and Anderson County Public Libraries to offer a limited number of Family memberships available to check out for up to one week. For more information contact your local library.

Roper Mountain Science Center also offers investment opportunities through our corporate Community Partners program and Supporting Memberships.

Community Partners Annual Fund Program

Roper Mountain Science Center offers opportunities for individuals and corporations seeking to advance their STEM knowledge and engage in exclusive programs providing unique opportunities to experience the impact of their generous support.

The Community Partners is a distinguished group of scientists, academics, business leaders, entrepreneurs, philanthropists, foundation executives and other individuals who have a vested interest in advancing the mission and vision of Roper Mountain Science Center. Join today and help us light the spark of curiosity in the next generation, advance science literacy in the Upstate and inspire the thinkers and innovators of tomorrow.

Contact Phyllis Henderson for information at

All Giving Levels Receive:

    • Advance notice about our special events and programs
    • Rights to use the RMSC “Proud Partner” logo
    • Membership benefits at Enhanced level
    • Customized guest admission passes for events
    • Discount on facility rental for corporate functions

Innovator ($2,205 is tax deductible) $2,500.00
Adventurer ($4,490 is tax deductible) $5,000.00
Voyager ($8,995 is tax deductible) $10,000.00
Explorer ($13,580 is tax deductible) $15,000.00
Visionary ($18,165 is tax deductible) $20,000.00

Roper Mountain Science Center also offers investment opportunities through Supporting Memberships.
Visit the Membership Page to learn more.