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 650,000 guests annually.

Meijer Gardens federal tax ID #: 38-2394044

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.

2015 Annual Report

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, 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.


Donate Now

Brick Engraved with three lines, 12 characters per line, including spaces $500 Donate Now
Stepping Stone Coming soon - if interested in a Stepping Stone, please contact us at $1,000 More Info
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 April, 2016

Cumulus Media, Inc.
Fox 17
Meijer, Inc.
Townsquare Media
MLive Media Group
PNC Bank
Country Inn & Suites
Corporate Sound, Inc.
DTE Energy Foundation
Team One - Central (Lexus)
Fifth Third Bank

As of April, 2016

Lawrence Productions
WYCE 88.1
Steelcase, Inc.
Warner Norcross & Judd LLP
Life EMS Ambulance
Absopure Water
Masterpiece Flower Company, LLC
Michigan Radio
Katerberg VerHage, Inc.
Bank of America
Macatawa Bank

As of April, 2016

Bartlett Tree Expert Co.
Flagstar Bank
Foremost Graphics Group
Varnum LLP
Miller Johnson
US Golf Cars
Berends Hendricks Stuit Insurance
Cascade Engineering
Showspan Incorporated
Universal Forest Products, Inc.
Reliable Energy, Inc.
Van Dellen Steel, Inc.
Alliance Beverage Distributing

As of April, 2016

Kendall College of Art & Design
Experience Grand Rapids
DJ's Landscape Management
ITC Holdings Corp
Butterball Farms, Inc.
Chemical Bank
Landscape Design Services, Inc.
DK Security
Engineered Protection Systems, Inc.
Dean's Landscaping and Excavating, Inc.
Gerald R. Ford Airport
Independent Bank
Spectrum Health
Twin Lakes Nursery, Inc.
Ellis Parking Company
Henry Mast Greenhouses, Inc.
Grand Valley State University
Grand Valley State University Development Office
Lacks Enterprises, Inc.
Northpointe Bank
Owen-Ames-Kimball Co.
Pioneer Construction, Inc.
RDV Corporation
Roskam Baking Company
Rothbury Farms
Soundoff Signal
Everett's Landscape Management, Inc.
Betz Industries
Michigan State University - College of Human Medicine
Etheridge Group, LLC
Excel Electric, Inc.
Star Truck Rentals, Inc.
FASTSIGNS of Grand Rapids
Four Star Sales, LLC

As of April, 2016

Control Solutions, Inc.
Louis Padnos Iron & Metal Co.
Association of Grand Rapids Landscape Professionals
Northland Express Transport
Gordon Food Service
Progressive AE
W.A. Lettinga Investment
Fence Consultants of West Michigan
Old National Bank
Woodlands Nursery
Applause Catering
Vista Springs
Spring Meadow Nursery, Inc.
Apols Water Gardens
Women's Lifestyle Magazine
Great Lakes Wine & Spirits, LLC
The Gardening Angel, Inc.
Century Floorspace
Hilbrands Landscape Management, Inc.

As of April, 2016

Northern Jet Management
Superior Groundcover, Inc.
Horrocks Market
Design Collective Floral & Gifts
Eastern Floral & Gift Shop
Grand Rapids Gymnastics
Gumina's Flowers
Kennedy's Flowers & Gifts
Supply Geeks
American Plastic Toys, Inc.
Remacon Compressors, Inc.
Irwin Seating Co.

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 616-975-3168 or email Molly Campbell.


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

Organizational Resources

Organizational Mission: 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.

Accessibility Statement: Accessible for all. Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park is an ADA regulated and accessible facility. Both indoor and outdoor spaces are barrier-free with ramps and paved pathways to accommodate wheelchairs and strollers and allow easy maneuverability. Courtesy wheelchairs are available for use. Although pets are prohibited, certified service dogs are welcomed with appropriate credentials.

2015-16 Board of Directors

Donor Privacy Policy

Cultural Data Project Funder Report

2015 Annual Report

Record Retention Policy

Whistleblower Policy