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Charitable Giving

When you give to Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, you are not only contributing to a beautiful botanical garden and helping to keep it green and growing, but you are giving a gift to the community as well. 

There are many ways in which you can contribute as an individual, a group or corporation. Please explore the opportunities listed below by clicking on the titles or call the Garden’s Development Office at (804) 262-9887 ext. 311.

For a list of our current individual, corporate, and foundation donors, please see our Honor Roll of Donors.


Annual Fund Support

Give a gift to Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden's Annual Fund and become a Garden Affiliate, a member of the Patrons Program or a member of the Rosarian Society. Garden Members can even designate their Annual Fund contribution to the Circle of Friends giving program.

Corporate Support

An outstanding range of events and programs provide unique marketing opportunities for sponsors at all levels, with flexible packages tailored to individual needs and budgets. In addition to benefits such as increased visibility and brand recognition, sponsorship of Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden demonstrates an important commitment to the community and to the conservation of plants and the natural world.

Special Events

Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden's annual fundraising events Splendor Under Glass and The Garden Party  both offer a fun and festive way to support the Garden.

Planned Giving

Making a planned gift to the Garden is a way to secure the perpetual care of the Garden and the continuation of our educational programs.

Honor, Memorial and Naming Opportunities

The Garden offers opportunities to honor or memorialize a loved one through bricks, pavers, handprints, trees benches and more.

In-Kind Contributions

In-kind donations of books, plants, seeds, supplies and other materials and services are appreciated forms of giving.


From the 12,000 schoolchildren to the more than 340,000 guests who come each year, every visitor has been touched by the generosity of donors. This support sustains the daily operations and continued growth of the Garden and its programs. Your gift allows the Garden to focus on what is most important -- educating and serving our visitors.

The nonprofit Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden is a 501(c)(3) organization that respects the privacy of its donors and members.  Click here to view our donor privacy policy.

If you're interested in contributing to the Annual Fund, but can't do so online, you can mail your gift to the address below or call (804) 262-9887 ext. 311 to contribute over the phone. If you are interested in giving a gift of securities, please click here to learn more.

Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
1800 Lakeside Avenue
Richmond, VA 23228