Giving to the Patrons Program

Patrons support the Garden’s core mission.

As a member of the Patrons Program, your generosity is rewarded with an annual family membership and additional benefits depending on your level of support. By giving a gift of $150 or more to the Annual Fund, you automatically become a member of our Patrons Program.

As a member of the Patron’s Program your gift allows us to:

  • Purchase seeds and supplies for the Community Kitchen Garden and Farm Garden
  • Bring at-risk students to the Garden for no-cost hands-on environmental education classes
  • Develop new adult education classes for a variety of skill levels, from beginners to Master Gardeners and green industry professionals

Join our Patrons Program

Members receive an annual family membership to the Garden, plus additional benefits.

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Patrons Program Giving Levels

Contributor ($150 – $299)

  • A Family Membership (click here for details)
  • Four additional free guest passes*

Supporter ($300 – $499)

  • All Contributor benefits
  • Invitation to Annual Patron Event

Sponsor ($500 – $999)

  • All Supporter benefits
  • A “Plus 3 Family Membership” — allows the patron to bring up to three guests free of charge to the Garden throughout the year during regular Garden hours

Partner ($1,000 – $2,499)

  • All Sponsor benefits
  • Invitation to all Garden special events and Galas

Sustainer ($2,500 – $4,999)

  • All Partner benefits
  • Free admittance to special Garden events throughout the year, including Dominion GardenFest of Lights and special exhibits. (does not include Galas)
  • Membership in the Rosarian Society

Benefactor ($5,000 – $9,999)

  • All Sustainer benefits
  • Exclusive behind the Scenes Tour with Executive Director

Philanthropist ($10,000+ )

  • All Benefactor benefits
  • Exclusive Conservatory cocktail party rental opportunity

*Please note: All Patrons Program Memberships are gifts to the Garden’s Annual Fund and have a non-tax deductible amount of $40. You can receive full tax deductibility if you choose not to accept the guest passes as a benefit.