Ticket donation request

Sloan Museum and Longway Planetarium are pleased to assist qualified Mid-Michigan organizations with their fundraising efforts with a once per year tickets donation. To meet the requirements for ticket donations, organizations must be located in Genesee County, or participate in Sloan Museum or Longway Planetarium programs such as field trips or Scout workshops.

Qualified Organizations:

  • Non-profit groups for fundraisers (must provide non-profit status number); non-profit status alone does not meet qualification guideline. Requests must be tied to a specific fundraiser.
  • School groups raising funds. Only one donation is made per school, per year.
  • Church/At Risk Youth/Scholarship/Community Service program fundraisers.
  • Organizations raising funds for other charities or individuals with illnesses.
  • Events/Organizations in Genesee County or organizations that participate in Sloan*Longway programs such as schools for field trips or Scout groups.

If your group meets the above criteria, please scan a request letter on your organization's original letterhead or fundraising event flier and email it to marketing@SloanLongway.org , or mail to: Attention: Marketing Department, Sloan Museum/Longway Planetarium, 1221 E. Kearsley St., Flint, MI 48503. 

Important Request Notes:

  • Donation requests will be accepted via email, fax, or snail mail. Responses will only be made via email.
  • A copy of your request letter on organization letterhead or flier for event must be included as well as mailing address where tickets can be sent.
  • Requests must be submitted a minimum of 30 days, but no more than 120 days, before your event.
  • Requests must include full street address, specific event date, purpose of event, what tickets will be used for, and what the funds are being raised for.

Note: requests that do not meet all of the above requirements will be automatically declined.

Donations WILL NOT be made to:

  • Individuals or families
  • Company employee events (i.e. picnics, reward programs)
  • Class reunions, proms
  • School reading programs

If your donation request is approved, tickets will be sent via USPS to the mailing address from which the request is received, unless otherwise specified. Approved requests will be sent out no later than two weeks before your event date. Tickets issued for approved events are valid during the time allotted. Expiration date of tickets will be printed on tickets. No extensions will be granted. Lost, stolen, or expired tickets are not eligible for replacement or exchange.

Due to the high volume of requests, we are sorry, but we cannot confirm receipt of letters, provide the status of a request, or respond to declined requests.

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