Garden Funders

Brooklyn Botanic Garden, a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit corporation, is located on property owned in part by the City of New York, and its operation is made possible in part by public funds provided through the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs.

The generosity of BBG's members, trustees, and visitors, as well as that of corporate, foundation, government, and individual donors, underwrites the Garden's programs and activities. We extend special thanks for their support to the following elected officials and government bodies:

  • Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz
  • Brooklyn Delegation of the New York City Council
  • Brooklyn Delegation of the New York State Assembly
  • Brooklyn Delegation of the New York State Senate
  • Institute of Museum and Library Services
  • Metropolitan New York Library Council
  • National Endowment for the Arts
  • National Science Foundation
  • New York City Department of Cultural Affairs
  • New York State Biodiversity Research Institute
  • New York State Council on the Arts
  • New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation
  • New York State Department of Environmental Conservation
  • United States Environmental Protection Agency

We extend special thanks to the following foundation donors whose support has made a real difference in the Garden's ability to strengthen and expand its programs:

Leadership Support

  • The Achelis Foundation
  • Altman Foundation
  • Bloomberg Philanthropies
  • Brooklyn Community Foundation
  • Helen V. Froehlich Foundation
  • William Randolph Hearst Foundation
  • Henry and Lucy Moses Fund
  • Stavros Niarchos Foundation

Major Support

  • Anonymous
  • Atlantic Philanthropies
  • Lily Auchincloss Foundation, Inc,
  • Aufricht Foundation
  • The George Backer Family Foundation
  • Rose M. Badgeley Residuary Charitable Trust
  • The Barker Welfare Foundation
  • The Theodore H. Barth Foundation
  • The Howard Bayne Fund
  • The William C. Bullitt Foundation Inc.
  • Bulova Stetson Fund
  • Career Internship Network
  • Liz Claiborne & Art Ortenberg Foundation
  • The Cowles Charitable Trust
  • Constans Culver Foundation
  • The Jamie Deutsch Foundation
  • Epstein Teicher Philanthropies
  • The Ferriday Fund Charitable Trust
  • John N. and Gillett A. Gilbert Family Fund
  • Herman Goldman Foundation
  • William T. Grant Foundation
  • Green Charitable Foundation
  • The Hagedorn Fund
  • The Heyman Family Fund
  • The Joelson Foundation
  • The Kettering Family Foundation
  • Leon Levy Foundation
  • The Lucius N. Littauer Foundation
  • The Ambrose Monell Foundation
  • NYCEF Newtown Creek Fund
  • Moses L. Parshelsky Foundation
  • Albert Penick Fund
  • Robertson Foundation
  • May and Samuel Rudin Family Foundation
  • The Morris and Alma Schapiro Fund
  • Sarah I. Schieffelin Residuary Trust
  • Charles & Mildred Schnurmacher Foundation
  • The Starr Foundation
  • Michael Tuch Foundation, Inc.
  • Vanneck Bailey Foundation
  • The Varnum-DeRose Trust

We extend special thanks to the following corporate donors whose support has made a real difference in the Garden's ability to strengthen and expand its programs:

Leadership Support

  • Con Edison
  • Cumberland Packing
  • National Grid

Major Support

  • Agnico Eagle
  • TD Bank
  • Whole Foods Market

Sustainer Support

  • Anonymous
  • American Express Company
  • Astoria Bank
  • Barclays/Nets Community Alliance
  • Bloomberg
  • BNY Mellon
  • Colgate-Palmolive Company
  • Credit Suisse
  • The Dana Foundation
  • Goldman Sachs
  • Gudrun Sjödén
  • E.W. Howell
  • J.C.C. Fund of the Japanese Chamber of Commerce and Industry of New York
  • Mast Brothers Chocolate
  • McGraw Hill Financial
  • The Moody's Foundation
  • Morgan Stanley
  • Nippon Steel & Sumimoto Metal U.S.A., Inc.
  • Patina Group
  • Pfizer Inc
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