Your Contribution, Our Future

Planned Giving

Since 1891 The New York Botanical Garden has been a leading force in advancing knowledge about plants, preserving biodiversity, and enhancing lives for countless visitors who come to the Garden for its natural beauty.

When you include the Botanical Garden in your estate plans, you help sustain the Garden's mission and provide support for its acclaimed collections and programs for generations to come. A legacy gift can take many forms. You can name The New York Botanical Garden as a beneficiary in your Will, life insurance, IRA, or retirement plan.

You can also establish a gift that will provide you payments for life by funding a charitable gift annuity or a charitable remainder trust.

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Perennial Society

When you leave a legacy gift to the Botanical Garden, you help sustain NYBG's acclaimed living collections and wide array of programs for generations to come. You may also become eligible for Perennial Society Membership. Members enjoy exclusive benefits and privileges, including invitations to special programs and events, and recognition in select publications.

As a friend of the Garden, you know that it is one of the world's leading cultural institutions for plant research and conservation, horticulture, and education. Your thoughtful consideration of an estate gift helps to sustain this institution's mission and provide support for its acclaimed programs and collections.

Click here to meet some of our Perennial Society Members.