Following recommendations from federal and state officials for the COVID-19 pandemic, and out of concern for our employees and guests, Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens will continue its closure through May 31. Refunds for ticket, class, experience and program purchases will be honored. Contact the Conservatory for details.

All donations up to $25,000 are being matched thanks to a generous donor. If you'd like to help the Conservatory through this unprecedented challenge, please visit the Philanthropy page.

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Double your impact! Your gift to the Conservatory will be matched, dollar-for-dollar, up to a total of $25,000 thanks to a generous donor.

Now more than ever, the Conservatory needs your support.

Franklin Park Conservatory relies on funding through admissions, memberships, education classes, private events and more- all of which have been canceled in response to COVID-19. We’ve closed our doors to protect our staff, our visitors, and the community at large.

This, of course, has had a significant impact on our basic operations but, by making a donation and by having your gift matched, you will double the impact of your support of the Conservatory.

There is a saying that to plant a garden is to believe in the future. Please help us plant those seeds for a better, brighter, more beautiful tomorrow.

Thank you.


Charitable giving laws have changed under the CARES act. Learn more.

Other Ways to Give

Monarch Society Join the Monarch Society, a community of loyal philanthropic leaders, by contributing $1,000 or more to the Annual Fund. Your gift enables the Conservatory to fulfill its mission and ensures operational strength and security.

Monarch Society members enjoy special donor events, exclusive behind-the-scenes moments, and personal assistance with their involvement, support and experience of the Conservatory.

We are grateful for the generosity and commitment of the 2018-2019 Monarch Society members.

Tribute Gift
Tribute Gifts Honor someone special at Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens. Whether you are looking for a unique and unexpected gift for a friend, a meaningful remembrance of a loved one, or a thoughtful recognition of a family member’s accomplishment, we can help you discover a significant way to pay tribute to the important people in your life.

Gifts of $25 or more to Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens in recognition of your friends or family show them you are thinking of them while providing needed resources to the Conservatory. A personalized note card will be sent to your honoree notifying him or her of your kindness, the gift amount remaining confidential. Tribute donations are fully tax-deductible. For more information on Tribute Gifts, please call 614.715.8048.

Tree of Life
Share a tribute message on the Tree of Life, a bronze and brass sculpture in the North Conservatory. An engraved bronze, silver or gold leaf can be placed on the sculpture with a tribute message of up to 144 characters, $100 - $500.

Tribute Bench
A park bench can be dedicated to celebrate and honor a special person. Each bench has an inset plaque allowing for a custom message. The dedication will remain for the life of the bench. Starting at $5,000.

Heirloom Society The Conservatory honors and celebrates the philanthropic legacy of those who have joined with us to plant the future. The Heirloom Society is comprised of individuals who partner with us to fulfill our mission aligned with their philanthropic goals.

With thoughtful planning, you can create a legacy that enables Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens to focus on serving the community today, while ensuring its sustainability into the future.

A legacy gift can take many forms. You can name Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens as a beneficiary in your Will, life insurance, IRA or retirement plan. You can also establish a gift that will provide you payments for life by funding a charitable remainder trust.

If you have already included the Conservatory in your estate plans, please share the good news! To discuss a planned gift, or to notify us of your gift intent please contact Mary Beth McNamee, Development Officer for Individual Giving, at 614.715.8042.