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Welcome Fund Memberships

Welcome Fund Overview

Omaha Children's Museum Welcome Fund is a 100% donor-supported fund designed for the purpose of sharing the museum experience with families and children who may not otherwise have the opportunity to enjoy our programs and exhibits. All Welcome Fund memberships are subject to the availability of monies donated by organizations and private individuals in support of this program.

Residents of Douglas, Sarpy and Pottawattamie counties are eligible for Welcome Fund memberships.

Welcome Fund Application

To apply for a Welcome Fund membership, please download and print an application. (Note: you will need a PDF reader to view the application)

Welcome Fund Application (English)Welcome Fund Application (Español)

Please drop off or mail the completed application form and additional required items to:

Omaha Children's Museum  Attn: Welcome Fund  500 South 20th St.  Omaha, NE 68102

Your application may take 1 week to process.

If Approved

Your membership will be valid for one year from issue date and you will need to reapply in order to renew.

If Denied

You may reapply for a Welcome Fund membership two months from the decline date.

New Eligibility Requirements

Applicants must submit copies of ONE of the following:

  • A copy of the most recent income tax returns for each adult on the application

  • A copy of the letter from the child's school (on school letterhead) notifying you that your child can participate in the free lunch program

  • A copy of the benefits approval letter from the WIC or SNAP program

Eligibility by Income

Persons in Family/Household: 1 Household Income: $16,744

Persons in Family/Household: 2 Household Income: $22,646

Persons in Family/Household: 3 Household Income: $28,548

Persons in Family/Household: 4 Household Income: $34,450

Persons in Family/Household: 5 Household Income: $40,352

Persons in Family/Household: 6 Household Income: $46,254

Persons in Family/Household: 7 Household Income: $52,156

Persons in Family/Household: 8 Household Income: $58,058

For families/households with more than 8 persons, add $5,902 for each additional person.


If you have any questions regarding the Welcome Fund, please contact the Development Department by e-mail or at (402) 342-6164 ext. 430. 

Support for the Welcome Fund is provided by:


Richard Brooke Foundation Fred and Eve Simon Charitable Foundation Mammel Foundation Holland Foundation Gilbert M. and Martha H. Hitchcock Foundation Gilbert C. Swanson Foundation Adah and Leon Millard Foundation Ike and Roz Friedman Foundation Dr. C. C. and Mabel L. Criss Memorial Foundation Shirley and Leonard Goldstein Supporting Foundation Pottawattamie County Community Foundation