Patron Benefits


$1,500-$2,499 ($100 non-deductible)

  • Free admission for six adults and six children
  • Private golf cart tours of our 250-acre site with a staff guide
  • Complimentary reserved parking
  • Dedicated phone line to help with tickets, parking, and events
  • Invitations to Patrons evenings at the Holiday Train Show®, The Orchid Show, and other exhibitions and lectures
  • Discounts on purchases at Shop in the Garden, and on lectures and adult education courses
  • Invitations to Garden special events such as the Conservatory Ball and the Rose Garden Dinner Dance
  • Discounts at participating nurseries and garden centers
  • Reciprocal benefits at more than 100 participating American Horticultural Society member gardens and arboreta nationwide
  • Access to the Garden’s Plant Information Hotline and Circulating Library
  • Access to international authorities in horticulture, plant research and conservation, and home gardening
  • Acknowledgment in the Annual Report

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$2,500–$4,999 ($200 non-deductible)

In addition to Patron:

  • Behind-the-scenes tour of the LuEsther T. Mertz Library, William and Lynda Steere Herbarium, or Pfizer Plant Research Laboratory with a staff guide
  • Two complimentary Garden Passes to share

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$5,000–$9,999 ($250 non-deductible)

In addition to Sponsor:

  • Lunch and exclusive tour of The Orchid Show with the Garden’s President and curators
  • Explore the Nolen Greenhouses for Living Collections with a curator of horticulture

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President's Circle

$10,000 and above ($350 non-deductible)

In addition to Benefactor:

  • A private tour for you and up to eight guests with a curator to explore the Garden’s horticulture, science, or library facilities
  • Complimentary copies of NYBG exhibition catalogs

In the tradition of the Garden’s founders, the President’s Circle is a special group of philanthropic leaders dedicated to the Garden’s mission and committed to perpetuating its great legacy. President’s Circle Members enjoy the benefits of Garden Patron Membership, with unsurpassed access to our curators and educators.

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All benefits and privileges are extended for a full calendar year from the date that a gift is received, and are subject to change. For more information, please contact us at 718.817.8553 or