Ways to Give
Become a Member
Support our mission of education, conservation and preservation by making a donation or becoming a member of Fullerton Arboretum. Membership contributions are tax deductible. Purchase or renew your membership online. Arboretum members provide critical annual support to help maintain our gardens, support staff, enhance our campus and community connection, and expand environmental education and stewardship.
Make a Donation
In addition to memberships, Fullerton Arboretum accepts annual donations to fund key initiatives and priorities including, but not limited to:
- Engaging Environmental Experiences – direct student engagement in the Arboretum
- Garden and Special Collection Support – care and growth of our living collections
- Heritage House – sustaining and supporting the local history of Orange County
- Event and Corporate Sponsorships – community connected support
Fullerton Arboretum holds an extraordinary collection of trees from nearly every country in the world. Fullerton Arboretum Sponsor-a-Tree Program supports the annual care of our trees in the arboretum. Your tax-deductible gift will directly fund the care and maintenance of our tree collection and be recognized through a naming of a specific tree in the garden for a period of 1 year. Your gift will be recognized by a personalized sign placed near the tree. Our Sponsor-a-Tree program is a meaningful way to honor a loved one, celebrate a milestone birthday, a special occasion or to show your love for the scientifically relevant and inspiring tree collection. For tree sponsorship opportunities and gift amounts, please contact the Development Office at (657) 278-4798 or email@example.com
Honor a loved one or a special occasion by purchasing a garden bench including your personalized inscription on a brass plaque. Throughout the arboretum, we have identified a limited number of locations that provide an ideal setting for distinctive wood benches where one can relax and enjoy the view. Your tax-deductible gift of $10,000 provides important support for Fullerton Arboretum and places a bench in the garden for a fixed term of 10 years. For details on purchasing a garden bench, contact the Development Office at (657)278-4798 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Endowments provide a sustainable source of support for future generations and allow Fullerton Arboretum to plan, promote, and properly resource our collection, education, programming, and research. Below is a list of named endowment opportunities:
- Special Collections
- Student Scholarships
- Student and Horticultural Fellowships
- Heritage House Preservation
Upon request, annual naming opportunities exist for the above-mentioned priorities. For more information on endowments, please contact Michael Karg at email@example.com or 657-278-3348.
Fullerton Arboretum is our campus’ largest living lab! As with any scientific relevant space, investments are needed to enhance the spaces and places where learning, research, and special events take place.
Capital enhancements ensure the Arboretum provides inspiring, connected, and educational areas, as well as provides a source of revenue critical to our annual operations.
From outdoor classrooms to entrance enhancements to trails/collections to event spaces, please reach out to Michael Karg at firstname.lastname@example.org or 657-278-3348 to schedule time to discuss your interests.
Planned Gifts — Planting the Seed of a Legacy
Charitable bequests and beneficiary designations are easy ways to “plant the seeds” of a future gift for the Arboretum. By designating the Arboretum as a beneficiary of a qualified retirement account or life insurance policy, you can provide a significant gift to the Arboretum.
For the protection of our living collection, we do not accept donations of plants or plant material.
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