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MON, TUE: Closed

WED & THU : 10am - 5pm

FRI & SAT : 10am - 10pm

SUN : 10am - 5pm

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Planned Giving


When you designate Chabot Space & Science Center as the beneficiary of your asset by will, trust or other instructment, you join us as partners in our long term vision. You help to fund our mission of science education and inspire future generations of girls and boys to become scientists, mathematicians, inventors and astronauts. You help fund the dreams of kids who might not normally have this opportunity or for whom formal education has fallen short. 

Gifts of all sizes are deeply appreciated and are recognized in the following ways:

The Supernova Circle of Friends recognizes donors who have made irrevocable future gifts arranged through charitable trusts, life insurance policies and pooled income funds.

  • Solar Level: irrevocable gift of $1 million and above
  • Galaxy Level: irrevocable gifts of $100,000 - $999,999
  • Star Level: irrevocable gifts of $10,000 - $99,999

Benefits of joining the Supernova Circle of Friends: 

  • Invitations to special events and lectures 
  • Recognition on our donor wall
  • Recognition in the Foundations's Annual Report


Learn more about any of the above opportunities by 
Melissa Russo
Director of Institutional Advancement
(510) 336-7379