Corporate Partnership

Corporate partnerships provide vital operating support for BBG’s world-class plant collections, children’s education programs, community greening initiatives, and work in plant conservation and urban ecology. In return, corporate partners receive a variety of benefits that will make a lasting impression on clients, employees, and target audiences. BBG will work with you to select a partnership that meets the needs of your company, whether it’s choosing the right corporate membership level or developing a customized sponsorship package.



Brooklyn Botanic Garden’s Corporate Membership Program provides vital support to the Garden and its programs while offering a variety of benefits to companies and their employees.

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  • American Express Company
  • Bank of New York Mellon / BNY Mellon
  • Bloomberg
  • Bloomberg BNA
  • Bloomberg Philanthropies
  • Bloomberg Ventures
  • Colgate-Palmolive Company
  • ConEdison
  • Credit Suisse
  • Cumberland Packing Corp.
  • D.E. Shaw & Co.
  • Deutsche Bank
  • Goldman Sachs
  • J.D. Power (McGraw Hill)
  • Japanese Chamber of Commerce and Industry of New York
  • McGraw Hill Construction
  • McGraw Hill Financial
  • Mast Brothers Chocolate
  • Miller, Andersen & Sherrerd (Morgan Stanley)
  • Moody's Corporation
  • Moody's Foundation
  • Morgan Stanley
  • Morgan Stanley Dean Whitter & Co.
  • National Grid
  • Orange Utilities (ConEdison)
  • Pfizer Inc
  • Platts (McGraw Hill)
  • Rockland Utilities (Con Edison)
  • S&P Capital IQ (McGraw Hill)
  • S&P Dow Jones Indices (McGraw Hill)
  • Saxon Mortgage (Morgan Stanley)
  • Standard & Poor’s Ratings Services (McGraw Hill)
  • Stavros Niarchos Foundation
  • TD Bank
  • The Dana Foundation
  • Van Kampen (Morgan Stanley)

Volunteers planting a tree at BBG

All Corporate Members receive:

  • Complimentary admission to the Garden for employees
  • Invitations to BBG events
  • Opportunities to volunteer at BBG
  • Acknowledgment of support in BBG publications
  • Special discounts at the Garden

Levels and Benefits

Leading Benefactor
$50,000+
Benefactor
$25,000– 49,000
Sustainer
$15,000– $24,999
Patron
$10,000– $14,999
Friend
$5,000– $9,999
Small Business*
$2,500– $4,999

Complimentary admission to BBG including festivals and special exhibits (children under 12 free)

+5 guests +3 guests +1 guest +1 guest

Transferable corporate membership cards, each admitting two adults for general admission, public festivals, and special exhibits (children under 12 free)

15 10

VIP passes to BBG members-only Sunset Picnics and Cocktail Nights

50 30 20 15 10 5

Corporate volunteer day

Invitations to BBG events

Acknowledgment of support in BBG publications

10% discount at the Garden Shop and for BBG Adult Education classes for employees

Double discount days at the Garden Shop during the holiday season

25% discount on BBG membership for employees

Rental fee waived for one corporate event at the Palm House or the new Lillian and Amy Goldman Atrium (subject to availability; additional costs apply)

(Nov.–
Mar.)

Complimentary guest passes for clients

10 5

Guided tour and private reception for up to 40 people with wine and light fare provided by BBG

Customized tour for 20 guests with BBG Garden Guide

One complimentary day for employees (seasonal and day restrictions apply)

Complimentary BBG membership for one company executive

* Small business: 50 employees or fewer

To become a BBG corporate member or to request additional information, please contact Kaitlyn Falk Wong, Director of Institutional Funding, at kaitlynfalkwong@bbg.org or at 718.623.7287.

Kids playing during BBG's annual Sakura festival.

The Garden presents an array of public festivals, exhibitions, and programs that attract over 725,000 visitors annually from New York City and beyond. BBG also hosts popular community events and offers free-admission days throughout the year to ensure that the Garden remains open and accessible to all members of our community. Sponsorship packages are customized to meet your company’s specific needs and offer a variety of benefits that ensure high visibility, client entertainment, and employee engagement opportunities.

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  • Agnico Eagle
  • Astoria Bank
  • ConEdison
  • Cumberland Packing
  • Deutsche Bank
  • E.W. Howell
  • Gudrun Sjödén
  • J.C.C. Fund of the Japanese Chamber of Commerce and Industry of New York
  • National Grid
  • Nippon Steel & Sumimoto Metal U.S.A., Inc.
  • TD Bank
  • Whole Foods Market

BBG and Your Brand:

Affiliation with a community-minded, widely trusted source of information on urban ecology and sustainability

Access to a large, diverse audience

Branding opportunities within extensive leading-edge BBG marketing and public relations campaigns that will boost your advertising and other media efforts

Benefit from a diverse roster of highly regarded programs in education, community greening, and public events

Association with BBG brand attributes:

  • Environment and conservation
  • Education and community
  • Horticulture and botany
  • Beauty and inspiration

To discuss upcoming sponsorship opportunities or to begin building your customized sponsorship package, please contact Kaitlyn Falk Wong, Director of Institutional Funding, at kaitlynfalkwong@bbg.org or at 718.623.7287.

National Grid at Greenest Block in Brooklyn

National Grid at the Greenest Block in Brooklyn press conference

The winner of BBG’s 2013 Greenest Block in Brooklyn Contest, Sterling Street between Washington and Bedford Avenues, was announced August 7 with a press conference on the winning block. National Grid, major sponsor of the contest, was on hand to congratulate residents and present for the first time the National Grid Leadership in Sustainable

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Patch Volunteer Day

Patch Volunteers

On July 24, 30 Patch employees worked side by side with BBG’s Horticulture staff in the Louisa Clark Spencer Lilac Collection. Over the course of one morning, the volunteers weeded and mulched the entire collection, important tasks in maintaining the health and beauty of the lilacs. Corporate volunteer days help BBG keep the Garden beautiful for

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GoogleServe at BBG

GoogleServe at BBG

More than 80 Google employees volunteered at BBG on June 11 and 12 as part of GoogleServe, the company’s annual week of service during which employees are encouraged to leave the office and participate in service projects in the communities where they live and work. Google volunteers assisted BBG Horticulture staff with weeding and mulching in

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Volunteers Assist with Art Installation

Deutsche Bank Volunteers

On March 28 and April 2, Deutsche Bank volunteers assisted New York-based artist and renowned tree house architect Roderick Romero in the construction of BBG’s newest site-specific art installation, Sandy Remix. The 200-square-foot, nest-like platform made of trees is the first of Romero’s projects to be set in a public garden and features wood

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Con Edison Public Affairs Retreat

Con Edison Public Affairs Retreat

On Monday, October 15, Con Edison hosted a retreat for its Public Affairs division in the new Visitor Center's Lillian and Amy Goldman Atrium. Con Edison has been a longtime corporate partner of the Garden, providing both operational support—primarily through sponsorship of BBG’s public festivals—and capital support through the Campaign for

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Scripps Networks Interactive Volunteer Day

Scripps Networks Interactive Volunteer Day

On Friday, employees from Scripps Networks Interactive came to work at the Garden as part of the company’s participation in a national service day to commemorate September 11. Led by BBG arborists Chris Roddick and Travis Wolf, the group took on the important task of weeding and mulching the two allées of Liberty Oaks lining Cherry Esplanade,

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Goldman Sachs Community TeamWorks Volunteer Day

Goldman Sachs Volunteer Day

On Thursday, June 28, a new cohort of Goldman Sachs Community TeamWorks volunteers braved the heat and came to BBG to work in the Children’s Garden. In the morning, teens from BBG’s Garden Apprentice Program led the group in a weed identification game and taught volunteers the key skills they would need to complete their assigned tasks. The

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Moody’s Volunteer Day

Moody's Volunteer Day

Moody’s employees returned to Brooklyn Botanic Garden on May 16 and spent a beautiful spring afternoon deadheading, weeding, and edging lilacs in the Louisa Clark Spencer Lilac Collection with BBG Gardener Barry Rogers. Moody’s volunteers helped to cut spent lilac flower heads from stems in the process known as deadheading, which will help to

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Goldman Sachs Community TeamWorks

Goldman Sachs Volunteer Day

Goldman Sachs volunteers came to BBG on April 17th for the annual Community TeamWorks volunteer day on Cherry Esplanade. BBG Arborists Chris Roddick and Travis Wolf lead the group in mulching and edging the Liberty Oaks on the eastern and western edges of Cherry Esplanade, which were planted in remembrance of the events of September 11. The group

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Con Edison Volunteerism at BBG

Con Edison Volunteer Day

On Saturday, March 24, Con Edison employees came to the Garden to help BBG’s Horticulture staff with spring cleanup. Volunteers spent the morning tending to the Garden’s Plant Family Collection, raking the lawns and mulching the shrub beds. Thanks to all the Con Edison volunteers for their hard work!

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Moody’s Volunteerism at BBG

Moody's Volunteers in Bluebell Wood

Bringing the seasons to life throughout the Garden's 52 acres is no small task! BBG's dedicated horticulture staff works hard to keep the Garden beautiful year round and often receives help from our Corporate Members. This fall, BBG highlights our partnership with Moody's, a longtime Corporate Member whose employees contributed 200 hours of

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Goldman Sachs Community TeamWorks Volunteer Day

Weed identification game

On Wednesday, June 29th, Goldman Sachs Community TeamWorks volunteers came back to BBG to work in the Children’s Garden. In the morning, Senior Garden Apprentices from BBG’s Garden Apprentice Program led the group in a weed identification game and briefed the volunteers on their tasks for the day. The volunteers worked side by side with

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Goldman Sachs Community TeamWorks Volunteer Day

Weeding and mulching the Liberty Maples

This past Monday Goldman Sachs Community TeamWorks volunteers came to BBG ready to help with some spring clean-up along Cherry Esplanade. In the morning, BBG arborists Chris Roddick and Travis Wolf led the group in mulching and weeding the liberty maples that line the esplanade and in the afternoon the volunteers had the rare opportunity to plant

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