About the Play Society

The Play Society is the Children’s Museum of the Lowcountry’s Philanthropic Giving Circle. Play Society members make transformative gifts that breathe new life into the museum. Society members provide critical support for museum buildings, renovations, programming, camps, and exhibitions.

Play Society Levels and Benefits

All Play Society members receive five (5) years of Family Plus level membership:

– Unlimited admission for the children of one household and two named adults
– ONE CAREGIVER PASS for an unnamed adult to accompany your children to CML
– Includes ACM reciprocal benefits*

*ACM (Association of Children’s Museums) reciprocal benefits offer half-off admission costs for up to six people for any other participating museum. Learn more at childrensmuseums.org.

 

All Play Society members will also receive special gifts from CML and the following additional benefits:

$10,000-24,999
1 additional Family Plus gift membership
Donor Wall Recognition (10 years)
10 Guest Passes per year for 5 years

$25,000-$49,999
2 additional Family Plus gift memberships
Donor Wall Recognition (10 years)
10 Guest Passes per year for 5 years

$50,000-$99,000
3 additional Family Plus gift memberships
Donor Wall Recognition (15 years)
12 Guest Passes per year for 5 years

$100,000-249,999
Lifetime membership
4 additional Family Plus gift memberships
Donor Wall Recognition (20 years)
12 Guest Passes per year for 5 years
6 passes to all family-friendly CML events

$250,000+
Lifetime membership
5 additional Family Plus gift memberships
Donor Wall Recognition (20 years)
14 Guest Passes per year for 5 years
6 passes to all family-friendly CML events

Play Society Members

$250,000+

The Boeing Company*
Lindsey and Wes Carter*
Cline Family Foundation*
Elhapa Foundation*

$100,000 - $249,999

City of Charleston
Charles and Joyce Darby Family Fund of the Coastal Community Foundation of SC*
Dominion Energy Charitable Foundation*
Joseph J. Schott Foundation*
J.H. Walker Legacy Foundation

$50,000 - $99,000

Pooh and George Gephart*
Pearlstine Family Fund of the Coastal Community Foundation of SC*
The William R. Kenan, Jr. Charitable Trust*

$25,000 - $49,999

Charleston County
Employees Community Fund of Boeing South Carolina*
First Horizon Foundation
Frances R. Dewing Foundation
Kaky and Carter Grant*
Deborah and Kevin Knight*
Anne and Cary Chastain*
PNC Foundation
Publix Supermarket Charities
John Winthrop Charitable Trust

$10,000 - $24,999

Anonymous*
Anonymous
Rochelle and Jonathan Altman*
Summer and Clyde Anderson*
Laura and JR Barnhart*
The Beach Company
The Burton Family Foundation
Leslie and Bowen Chapman*
Coastal Community Foundation of SC
Sarah and Stephen Columbia
Daniel Island Community Fund
Dewberry Foundation
Future Scholar 529 College Savings Plan
Jack and Anne Glenn Foundation*
The Hammond Family*
Ingevity
Levelwing*
Rennie and Bill Maddux*
Jessica and Will Mischner*
The Morse/Leatherman Family*
The Mark Elliott Motley Foundation
Ami and Marc Murphy*
Nichole Myles*
Meg and Jordan Phillips*
Vicky and John Saunders*
Susan and Wes Sellew*
South Carolina State Ports Authority
Volvo Car USA Operations
The Mark Elliott Motley Foundation
Ami and Marc Murphy*
Nichole Myles*
Meg and Jordan Phillips*
Vicky and John Saunders*
Susan and Wes Sellew*
South Carolina State Ports Authority
Volvo Car USA Operations

* Make and Believe Campaign

Learn More

To learn more about exclusive Play Society benefits and name recognition opportunities, contact Jacquie Berger, Director of Development, at jacquie@exploreCML.org or (843) 278-5267.