Experience the Joy of Giving!


Giving to the Arboretum brings joy not only to you, but also to the half-million visitors who visit annually.

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Start by choosing your designation below.

Child in Field

Gifts of $200 or more may qualify for a donor-level membership with benefits.  Please note that the IRS does not allow you to receive a membership for gifts made with a donor-advised fund, family foundation or IRA qualified charitable contribution. It may take up to 48 hours to establish a donation, so please call for reservations in the meantime.

Annual Fund
(Area of greatest need)

Memorials and Tributes 
(Does not qualify for a membership.)

Gardens & Plant Collections

Andersen Horticultural Library

Children's Education Programs

Bee & Pollinator Discovery Center

Youth Urban Garden Program

Farm at the Arb

Continuing Education for Adults

Plant Conservation Research

If you prefer to mail your gift, send it to: Development Office, Minnesota Landscape Arboretum Foundation, P.O. Box 860082, Minneapolis, MN 55486-0082.

Major Gifts

Major Gifts

The term “major gifts” embraces a wide spectrum of impacts. For instance, a major gift could fund a building, an educational program, a garden’s maintenance or a new tree collection. All major gifts help the Arboretum advance as the nation’s best botanical garden and enhance the experience of visiting the Arboretum.

Bee Center

For more information on providing major gifts, contact Susan Taylor, Development Director Ph: 612-301-1266

Stock Giving

Stock Giving


If you wish to extend a gift of stock to the Arboretum, please share the following with your broker:

RBC Wealth Management
DTC # 0235, Account # 312-95526
Minnesota Landscape Arboretum Foundation
Tax ID 23-7081057.

RBC Wealth Management Contact: 
Kristie Morton,  Sr. Registered Client Associate
641 E Lake Street, Suite 230
Wayzata, MN  55391
Ph: 952-261-3575

For more information on providing stock gifts, contact:
Angelica Fernholz, Gift Administration Associate  Ph: 612-301-1264
Deanna Flategraff, Finance Manager Ph: 612-301-1271

Employer Gift Matching

Employer Gift Matching

Your employer may have a policy of matching your gift to the Arboretum, though policies vary with the company. Contact your human resources department with questions. The Arboretum’s federal tax identification number is 23-7081057.

For more information on matching gifts, contact:
Angelica Fernholz, Gift Administration Associate  Ph: 612-301-1264
Deanna Flategraff, Finance Manager Ph: 612-301-1271

Have a question or a form you would like to send via email? Contact arbgifts@umn.edu

To find more info about a company's matching gift policies, use the search tool below!

Matching Gifts Search

Matching Gifts Search

Estate Gifts

Estate Gifts

Planned giving enables you to leave a legacy for generations to come and can meet estate planning needs through tax advantages and other benefits. It also strengthens the Arboretum’s long-term financial stability by establishing a continuing revenue source for operating expenses, projects and special needs. 

For more information on providing an estate gift, contact Jennifer Peterson, Planned Giving Officer Ph: 612-301-1262

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