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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

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, bricks, stepping stones, trees and benches are available to help you honor or memorialize an individual or organization. Review our Tribute Brochure HERE.

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.

$250

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 May, 2017

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

As of May, 2017

Holland Home
Warner Norcross & Judd LLP
Absopure Water
Masterpiece Flower Company, LLC
Van Dellen Steel, Inc.
Macatawa Bank
Country Inn & Suites
Airway Oxygen, Inc.
Gilson Graphics
Steelcase Inc.
Berends Hendricks Stuit Insurance
Lawrence Productions
WYCE 88.1

As of May, 2017

US Golf Cars, Inc.
BISSELL Inc.
Flagstar Bank
Walters Gardens, Inc.
Norris, Perné & French LLP
Reliable Energy, Inc.
Applebee's
Hansen-Balk Steel Treating Co. Inc
Deloitte
Life EMS Ambulance
RDV Corporation
Showspan Incorporated
Owen Ames Kimball Co.
Merrill Lynch
Universal Forest Products, Inc.
Cascade Engineering
Henry Mast Greenhouses, Inc.
Chemical Bank
Varnum LLP
Bartlett Tree Expert Co.
Miller Johnson
Foremost Graphics Group

As of May, 2017

DK Security
EPS Security
FASTSIGNS of Grand Rapids
Four Star Sales, LLC
Barnes & Thornburg LLP
Twin Lakes Nursery, Inc.
Dykema
Pageworks
Excel Electric, Inc.
Louis Padnos Iron & Metal Co.
Custer, Inc.
Grand Valley State University
Lacks Enterprises, Inc.
Roskam Baking Company
Everett's Landscape Management, Inc.
Tekton, Inc.
Lasers Resource
Herman Miller, Inc.
Northpointe Bank
Progressive AE
Ellis Parking Company
Pioneer Construction, Inc.
Mercy Health Saint Mary's
Experience Grand Rapids
Priority Health
Betz Industries
Dean's Landscaping and Excavating, Inc.
Kendall College of Art & Design
Butterball Farms, Inc.
Landscape Design Services, Inc.
ITC Holdings Corp
DJ's Landscape Management
Northern Trust Bank

As of May, 2017

Great Lakes Wine & Spirits, LLC
Gardens Alive Farms
Hotel Walloon
Southland Auto Wash
Vista Springs Assisted Living & Memory Care
Christie's
Spring Meadows Nursery, Inc.
Hilbrands Landscape Management, Inc.
Applause Catering
Old National Bank
Fence Consultants of West Michigan
Gordon Food Service
W.A. Lettinga Investment
Association of Grand Rapids Landscape Professionals
Northland Express Transport
Star Tickets, Inc.
S. Abraham & Sons, Inc.
Meijer - Knapps Corner
Real Space
Hortech, Inc.
Leo's Restaurant

As of May, 2017

Katerberg VerHage, Inc.
Irwin Seating Co.
Remacon Compressors, Inc.
MasterTag
American Plastic Toys, Inc.
Amerikam
Supply Geeks
Kennedy's Flowers & Gifts
Horrocks Market
Eastern Floral & Gift Shop
Ikebana Art Grand Rapids
Design Collective Floral & Gifts
Gumina's Flowers
Superior Groundcover, Inc.
Henry A. Fox Sales Company
Northern Jet Management

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.

Endowment

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 www.fmgsf.org.