We welcome your support.

Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park brings joy to guests every season of the year—and your support makes it all possible. Without the financial gifts of a supportive community, Meijer Gardens could not provide the programming, exhibitions, events and collections for over 700,000 guests annually.

Meijer Gardens federal tax ID #: 38-2394044

Charity Navigator has awarded Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park four out of a possible four stars, their highest possible rating.

Annual Fund

Keep Meijer Gardens growing by providing support for general expenses associated with daily operations. Annual fund contributions offer vital support to help provide quality programs, exhibitions and events. For additional information, please contact Anne Benson or call 616-975-3177.

Annual Reports: 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016

Donate to the Annual Fund.


Tribute gifts express so many things: friendship, appreciation, love and support, to name a few. Gifts in honor of an individual or organization acknowledge special occasions or special traits that we admire. Gifts in memory of a special someone express our need to keep their spirit alive. Gifts in tribute to Meijer Gardens recognize your our your organization’s support of our mission. Books, trees, benches, and sculpture sites are available to help you honor or memorialize an individual or organization. To learn more about how to get started, please view our Tribute Brochure or contact Colin Cumming at

Named Gift Tribute Wording Price Donate
General Donation N/A Any Amount Donate Now

Library Book

Work with our librarian to make a book selection. Printed bookplate. Maximum 3 lines, characters to fit.


Donate Now

Tree Plaques have three lines, 40 characters per line, including spaces. Will remain in an open-to-the-public place for the useful life of the tree. $2,500 Donate Now
Bench - Main Campus Plaques have three lines, 40 characters per line, including spaces $15,000 Donate Now
Bench - Richard & Helen DeVos Japanese Garden Plaques have three lines, 40 characters per line, including spaces $20,000 Donate Now

Join the generous corporate community in supporting Meijer Gardens. Our Corporate Partners provide support for special events, exhibitions, and critical programming elements that help make Meijer Gardens America's Garden of Art. Corporate Partnerships begin at the $500 Friend level and include many benefits and privileges. For questions and information, please call 616-975-3177 or contact Anne Benson. Click for additional information. 

Corporate Partners

As of January, 2018

MLive Media Group
DTE Energy Foundation
Fox 17
Corporate Live
Harvey Lexus of Grand Rapids
Team One - Central (Lexus)
Townsquare Media
Cumulus Media, Inc.
Gilson Graphics
Meijer, Inc.
Fifth Third Bank

As of January, 2018

US Golf Cars, Inc.
Lawrence Productions
WYCE 88.1
Warner Norcross & Judd LLP
Absopure Water
Country Inn & Suites
Miller Johnson
Berends Hendricks Stuit Insurance
Steelcase Inc.

As of January, 2018

Life EMS Ambulance
Chemical Bank
Varnum LLP
Bartlett Tree Expert Co.
Walters Gardens, Inc.
Foremost Graphics Group
Reliable Energy, Inc.
Insignia Homes
Masterpiece Flower Company, LLC
Macatawa Bank
Gordon Food Service
Roskam Baking Company
RDV Corporation
Wolverine World Wide, Inc.
Owen Ames Kimball Co.
Henry Mast Greenhouses, Inc.
Universal Forest Products, Inc.
Cascade Engineering
Showspan Incorporated

As of January, 2018

Mercy Health Saint Mary's
Priority Health
Barnes & Thornburg LLP
Experience Grand Rapids
Butterball Farms, Inc.
Independent Bank
DK Security
Betz Industries
Dean's Landscaping and Excavating, Inc.
Kendall College of Art & Design
Gerald R. Ford International Airport
FASTSIGNS of Grand Rapids
Twin Lakes Nursery, Inc.
Landscape Design Services, Inc.
ITC Holdings Corp
DJ's Landscape Management
Northern Trust Bank
Spring Meadow Nursery, Inc.
Excel Electric, Inc.
Cook Holdings
Grand Valley State University
Norris, Perné & French LLP
The Sharpe Collection
Lacks Enterprises, Inc.
Kitchen 67
Keller Williams Realty Market Center North
Northpointe Bank
InnoValuation LLC
Materials Testing Consultants, Inc.
Fence Consultants of West Michigan
Crowe Horwath
Tekton, Inc.
Van Andel Institute
MeXo / Zoko822
Everett's Landscape Management, Inc.
Aquinas College
Star Tickets, Inc.
Ellis Parking Company
SoundOff Signal
Pioneer Construction, Inc.

As of January, 2018

Hortech, Inc.
Leo's Restaurant
Preusser Jewelers
Katerberg VerHage, Inc.
Hotel Walloon
Gardens Alive Farms
Apols Water Gardens
Great Lakes Wine & Spirits, LLC
Vista Springs, LLC
Control Solutions, Inc.
Old National Bank
Hilbrands Landscape Management, Inc.
W.A. Lettinga Investment
Applause Catering + Events
Association of Grand Rapids Landscape Professionals
Northland Express Transport
Real Space
S. Abraham & Sons, Inc.

As of January, 2018

Southwest Airlines
JetBlue Airways
Walt Disney World
Top Shelf Charters
Martha's Vineyard
Meritage Hospitality Group
Leigh's of Western Michigan
Eastern Floral & Gift Shop
Juhas and Sullivan Jewelry
Irwin Seating Co.
Remacon Compressors, Inc.
American Plastic Toys, Inc.
Design Collective Floral & Gifts
Ball Park Floral
Better Made Snack Foods, Inc.
Fleurology Designs
Superior Groundcover, Inc.
Northern Jet Management
Horrocks Market
Kennedy's Flowers & Gifts
Gumina's Flowers

Sponsorship & Underwriting

Meijer Gardens proudly presents a wide array of exhibitions, events, concerts, programs and activities and seeks individual, foundation and corporate sponsors at varying levels of support:

  • Permanent and Temporary Sculpture & Horticulture Exhibitions
  • Special Fundraising Events
  • Tuesday Evening Music Club
  • Educational Programs
  • . . . and much more!

For more information, please call 616-975-3177 or email Anne Benson.

For information on the Great Gardens Party or Christmas Cabaret, please call 616-808-3609 or email Samantha Thornton.


Originally established as the Michigan Botanic Garden Foundation, The Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Foundation is a single-purpose foundation with the goal of creating an endowment fund to support Meijer Gardens, a world-class organization.

The Foundation accepts general endowment fund contributions as well as funds designated by the donor for restricted use. For more information, please call Susanne Veeneman at (616) 791-3901 or visit the website