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 November, 2017

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

As of November, 2017

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

As of November, 2017

Bartlett Tree Expert Co.
Cascade Engineering
Chemical Bank
Foremost Graphics Group
Gordon Food Service
Henry Mast Greenhouses, Inc.
Insignia Homes
Merrill Lynch
Miller Johnson
Owen Ames Kimball Co.
RDV Corporation
Reliable Energy, Inc.
Showspan Incorporated
Universal Forest Products, Inc.
Varnum LLP
Walters Gardens, Inc.

As of November, 2017

Betz Industries
Butterball Farms, Inc.
Dean's Landscaping and Excavating, Inc.
DJ's Landscape Management
DK Security
Ellis Parking Company
Everett's Landscape Management, Inc.
Excel Electric, Inc.
Experience Grand Rapids
FASTSIGNS of Grand Rapids
Gerald R. Ford International Airport
Grand Valley State University
Herman Miller, Inc.
Independent Bank
ITC Holdings Corp
Keller Williams Realty Market Center North
Kendall College of Art & Design
Kitchen 67
Lacks Enterprises, Inc.
Landscape Design Services, Inc.
Lasers Resource
Mercy Health Saint Mary's
Norris, Perné & French LLP
Northern Trust Bank
Northpointe Bank
Pioneer Construction, Inc.
Priority Health
Progressive AE
Roskam Baking Company
SoundOff Signal
Spring Meadow Nursery, Inc.
Tekton, Inc.
The Sharpe Collection
Twin Lakes Nursery, Inc.

As of November, 2017

Association of Grand Rapids Landscape Professionals
Control Solutions, Inc.
Gardens Alive Farms
Great Lakes Wine & Spirits, LLC
Hilbrands Landscape Management, Inc.
Hortech, Inc.
Hotel Walloon
Katerberg VerHage, Inc.
Leo's Restaurant
Meijer - Knapps Corner
Northland Express Transport
Old National Bank
Preusser Jewelers
Real Space
S. Abraham & Sons, Inc.
Star Tickets, Inc.
Vista Springs, LLC

As of November, 2017

American Plastic Toys, Inc.
Ball Park Floral
Better Made Snack Foods, Inc.
Design Collective Floral & Gifts
Eastern Floral & Gift Shop
Gumina's Flowers
Henry A. Fox Sales Company
Irwin Seating Co.
Juhas and Sullivan Jewelry
Leigh's of Western Michigan
Martha's Vineyard
Meritage Hospitality Group
Northern Jet Management
Remacon Compressors, Inc.
Superior Groundcover, Inc.

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