The Windsong Trust donated $1 million to the new Discovery Children's Museum.
The massive gift will support the museum's 20-year-old Youthworks Program, which works with teens from low-income families to help them stay in school and graduate.
Youthworks offers mentoring, job skills training, homework support, career and education guidance to benefit the community's underserved youth.
The program has maintained a 100 percent graduation rate among senior class participants.
"I am pleased that the Lied Discovery Children's Museum puts this funding to excellent use providing our students the opportunity to gain valuable work experience while in high school," said Clark County Schools Superintendent Dwight D. Jones.
The new museum is being built at the Donald W. Reynolds Discovery Center in Symphony Park in Downtown Las Vegas.
This is the second $1 million gift the program has received this year.
Museum reps hope to raise an additional $1.1 million for the program fund before the new location opens early next year.
There is still one major naming opportunity available for donors.
"The museum has an amazing track record with the students they employ and I know the students who work there this year will carry on the long running tradition of District students who excel at the museum" Jones said.
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