Norfolk Botanical Garden has a variety of donation options that help fund and grow the garden. Whether you are an individual or a large group, there are several ways to contribute and show your support.



The Garden of Tomorrow

Norfolk Botanical Garden is embarking on the largest expansion in the Garden’s history! Help us Build & Plant the Garden of Tomorrow. With a new 26,000 sq. ft. Perry Conservatory, we will work to save some of the most threatened plants on earth. We need your help!   Learn more…


Our commitment to conserve plants, plant a better world and educate about the environmental crisis we face, has never been more important. Your support is critical to fulfilling our mission – IMMERSE visitors in a world of beauty, LEAD through environmental action, INSPIRE through education and connection to nature.

Garden Patron Donor Program

By making an annual gift in one of these exclusive donor levels, you become part of a community of dedicated individuals whose support sustains all of the Garden’s programs. Learn more…

Tribute Bench

Honor a loved one or pay tribute to a special friend. Learn more…

Memorial and Honorarium Opportunities

From the small donation toward our general garden fund to the sponsorship of a major piece, we are honored to be considered as the recipient of your tribute gift. Learn more…

Planned Giving/Evergreen Society

Join the Evergreen Society by making a special planned gift. The Charitable gift is a legacy that will build the Garden’s future. Learn more…

A Day of Nature Scholarship Fund

Your donation to a scholarship fund gives you an opportunity to sponsor  “A Day Of Nature” so that economic barriers do not impact children’s opportunities to experience nature at its best. Learn more…

Norfolk Botanical Garden Foundation

The NBG Foundation is a separate 501(c)3 whose sole mission is the support of Norfolk Botanical Garden. The Foundation invests the Garden’s endowment funds and makes an annual distribution from the funds’ earnings to assist the Garden in fulfilling its mission. For information on making a gift that keeps on giving or planned gift to the Foundation, please contact

Norfolk Botanical Garden is a 501(c)(3) organization, and donations are tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law.

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