Donations and Volunteering

Our programming, including our free science center, is largely funded by individual donations from our supporters in the Reno-Tahoe community. We are also proudly supported by grants from the following organizations:

The Helen Close Charitable Foundation

The Stillwater Foundation


Your donations are key to our success each and every year. We are a federal and state tax-exempt 501(c)3 charitable organization,
meaning your donations are tax-deductible. You can donate securely through PayPal by clicking on the link below.

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Contributions can also be sent by check to: Nevada Bugs and Butterflies, P.O. Box 21484, Reno, Nevada 89515. We appreciate your generosity!

Volunteer with us

We would love to have your help out at the butterfly house. Please contact us at info[at]nevadabugs[dot]org to raise plants as caterpillar food or pollinator plants, help us maintain the butterfly house and gardens, or help lead group events.

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