Friends of the Garden supports the Springfield-Greene County Park Board by providing financial resources, community involvement and special-event planning to benefit the 112-acre Springfield Botanical Gardens. In partnership with the Park Board and nearly 30 supporting organizations, Friends of the Garden uses your donations and gifts to further the citizen-driven vision for this natural asset.
20 for 20 Campaign
Friends of the Garden is celebrating its 20th anniversary of bringing people, nature and gardens together with a $20,000 fundraiser. Your donation to FOG in any amount supports the continued maintenance and improvement of Springfield Botanical Gardens at Nathanael Greene/Close Memorial Park.
We invite you to be a part of making sure this invaluable resource continues its growth and is a place of comfort and inspiration for generations to come. Your donation will directly aid the beautification and upkeep of this unique and valuable resource to our community.
Donations are tax deductible and can be made through the Community Foundation of the Ozarks‘ fundraising platform, Cause Momentum. You may also donate by mailing a check made out to “FOG” at 2400 S. Scenic Ave., Springfield, MO 65807; please note “20 for 20” in the memo.
Make a General Donation
Donations to Friends of the Garden are tax deductible and support the maintenance and enhancement of the Springfield Botanical Gardens. In many cases, contributions can be earmarked for use in particular areas or for specific projects. You may donate online, in person, over the phone, or by mail.
Make a Donation to the Roston Native Butterfly House
Donations to Missouri’s first native butterfly house are tax deductible and will help make sure the free attraction can continue to educate and inspire people to care for our native pollinators and habitats. You may donate online, in person, over the phone, or by mail.
Purchase a Tribute or Memorial
Tribute and memorial gifts are a beautiful, long-lasting way to honor a loved one for any occasion. They are inscribed per your specifications and an acknowledgement letter can be sent to the honoree or honoree’s family. Tribute and memorial purchases are tax deductible.
- Tribute Brick Pavers ($50-$100)
- White Garden Brick Paver ($50)
- Redbud Garden Brick Paver ($75)
- Butterfly House Brick Paver ($100)
Sponsor a Garden
Garden sponsors help ensure particular gardens receive the supplies necessary for volunteers to maintain and enhance the beauty of those areas. Garden sponsorships are tax deductible.
Visit the Gift Shop at the Springfield-Greene County Botanical Center
Purchases made at the Botanical Center Gift Shop support the Springfield Botanical Gardens. The Botanical Center staff is always curating memorable new items to keep inventory fresh. Members of Friends of the Garden receive a 10% discount on most items.
Other Ways to Give (Annual, Estate, Trusts, IRA, etc)
There are many other ways you can contribute to the Springfield Botanical Gardens, and we would be happy to discuss those options with you. Some alternative options include annual giving, estate giving, charitable trusts, and charitable IRA distributions.