Support the Learning Center

We appreciate your interest in supporting the Flint Hills Learning Center! Your contributions help us inspire and deepen our region's learning about this very special place, the Flint Hills. See below on how to make a donation or share an idea.

Make a Gift

Contributions are managed by the Flint Hills Discovery Center Foundation, a 501c3 not-for-profit organization. Gifts are tax deductible to the fullest extent permitted by law. You can make your gift by mail or phone. When making your gift, please indicate it is for the "Flint Hills Learning Center." If you have questions, contact the FHDC Foundation at 785-748-1275 or by email.

Give by Mail
Complete and mail our donation form (PDF) along with your check to:
Flint Hills Discovery Center Foundation
Attn: Flint Hills Learning Center
315 S Third Street, Manhattan, KS 66502

Give by Phone
To donate over the phone using a credit card, contact the Flint Hills Discovery Center Foundation at 785-748-1275.

Share Ideas

We invite you to share your experiences, new ideas and best resources with us, so we can share with others in our Flint Hills teaching community. For questions or additional information, contact the FHDC Education Team at or by calling 785-587-2726. 

What to Share
When sharing with us, here are some ideas of what is helpful:

  • Facebook Post
    We love seeing our educator resources in action! Send us a photo and/or video of your experience with a few sentences detailing what is happening.
  • Project-Based Learning Activity
    When sharing a new project-based learning activity include: main subject area, brief description of lesson topic & learning objective, and critical questions for students to explore. 
  • Lesson Plan
    When sharing a new lesson plan idea include: title/name of lesson, grade level(s), subject area(s), short description, curriculum standards, time length, materials & technology needed, activities & procedure, assessment, and extended learning opportunities. 
Submission & Review
To submit, email the FHDC Education Team at Submissions will be reviewed and may be edited before sharing in the Learning Center. Thank you in advance for your ideas!