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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: 20182017

Make an online donation to the Annual Fund here.

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 or 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 Kim Hillebrand at khillebrand@meijergardens.org

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 June, 2019

Amway Corporation
Corporate Live
Cumulus Media, Inc.
Fifth Third Bank
Fox17
Harvey Lexus of Grand Rapids
iHeart Media West Michigan
Meijer, Inc.
MLive Media Group
Team One - Central (Lexus)
Townsquare Media
WGVU

As of June, 2019

Absopure Water
Berends Hendricks Stuit Insurance
Constellation Brands, Inc.
Gilson Graphics
Howard Miller Company
Lawrence Productions
Macatawa Bank
Meyer Music
Michigan Radio
US Golf Cars, Inc.
Warner Norcross + Judd
Wolverine World Wide Inc.

As of June, 2019

Bartlett Tree Experts Co.
Burgess Concrete Construction, Inc
Cascade Engineering
Deloitte
Foremost Graphics Group
Gemini Media, LLC
Henry Mast Greenhouses, Inc.
Insignia Homes
Legacy Trust
Masterpiece Flower Company, LLC
Miller Johnson
Owen-Ames-Kimball Co.
Priority Health
RDV Corporation
Reliable Energy, Inc.
ShowSpan, Inc.
Spectrum Health
Steelcase Inc.
Varnum LLP
Walters Gardens, Inc.

As of June, 2019

Airway Oxygen, Inc.
Aquinas College
Betz Industries
Blue Lake Public Radio
Cook Holdings
Crowe LLP
Custer, Inc.
Dean's Landscaping and Excavating, Inc.
DJ's Landscape Management
DK Security
Dykema
Ellis Parking Company
Everett's Landscape Management, Inc.
Excel Electric, Inc.
Experience Grand Rapids
FASTSIGNS of Grand Rapids
Fence Consultants of West Michigan
Grand Valley State University
Great Lakes Wine & Spirits, LLC
Hansen-Balk Steel Treating Co. Inc
Hortech, Inc.
InnoValuation LLC
Kendall College of Art & Design
Landscape Design Services, Inc.
Life EMS Ambulance
Materials Testing Consultants, Inc.
Mercantile Bank of Michigan
Northern Trust Bank
Pioneer Construction, Inc.
Preusser Jewelers
Progressive AE
Spring Meadow Nursery, Inc.
Universal Forest Products, Inc.
Van Andel Institute

As of June, 2019

616 Amusements, LLC
Association of Grand Rapids Landscape Professionals
Carmela Specialty Foods
Christie's
Gardens Alive Farms
Harbor Hawk
Hilbrands Landscape Management, Inc.
Northland Express Transport
Twin Lakes Nursery, Inc.
Vista Springs, LLC
W.A. Lettinga Investment
WaterStone

As of June, 2019

American Plastic Toys, Inc.
Better Made Snack Foods, Inc.
Blue Water Growers
Catch Air
Design Collective Floral & Gifts
Eckhoff & DeVries Painting
Egypt Valley Country Club
Elevated Antiques
Everett's Gardens
Grand Rapids Center For Mindfulness
Herman Miller, Inc.
Irwin Seating Co.
Juhas and Sullivan Jewelry
Katerberg VerHage, Inc.
Leo's Restaurant
MVP Sports Clubs
Northern Jet Management
Remacon Compressors, 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 616-975-3168 or email Matt Eickhoff.

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.