Garden Funders

Public Support

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 Eric Adams
  • Hon. Melissa Mark-Viverito, Speaker, and the New York City Council
  • Brooklyn Delegation of the New York City Council
  • New York State Assembly
  • Brooklyn Delegation of the New York State Assembly
  • New York State Senate
  • Brooklyn Delegation of the New York State Senate
  • Institute of Museum and Library Services
  • New York City Department of Cultural Affairs
  • New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation
  • New York State Department of Environmental Conservation

Foundation Donors

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

  • Altman Foundation
  • Brooklyn Community Foundation
  • Helen V. Froehlich Foundation
  • Institute for Museum and Library Services
  • Leon Levy Foundation
  • The Ambrose Monell Foundation
  • Henry and Lucy Moses Fund Inc.
  • Stavros Niarchos Foundation

Major Support

  • William C. Bullitt Foundation
  • Constans Culver Foundation
  • The Freeman Foundation
  • The Kettering Family Foundation
  • The Morris and Alma Schapiro Fund

Sustainer Support

  • Rose M. Badgeley Residuary Charitable Trust
  • The Barker Welfare Foundation
  • Bulova Stetson Fund
  • Epstein Teicher Philanthropies
  • The Ferriday Fund Charitable Trust
  • John N. and Gillett A. Gilbert Family Fund
  • Green Charitable Foundation
  • May and Samuel Rudin Family Foundation
  • Sarah I. Schieffelin Residuary Trust
  • Varnum De Rose Charitable Remainder Annuity Trust

Friend

  • Aufricht Foundation
  • Bay and Paul Foundations
  • Cowles Charitable Trust
  • The Dana Foundation
  • Herman Goldman Foundation
  • Stella and Charles Guttman Foundation, Inc.
  • The Joelson Foundation
  • J.M. Kaplan Fund
  • Kurz Family Foundation
  • Morrison & Foerster Foundation
  • Moses L. Parshelsky Foundation
  • Albert Penick Fund
  • Michael Tuch Foundation, Inc.
  • Zeldin Family Foundation

Corporate Donors

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
  • JPMorgan Chase & Co.
  • Meridian Capital
  • National Grid

Major Support

  • Life Quality BMW

Sustainer Support

  • American Express Company
  • Anonymous
  • Bloomberg Philanthropies
  • BNY Mellon
  • Credit Suisse
  • Goldman Sachs
  • JCC Fund of the Japanese Chamber of Commerce and Industry of New York
  • KIND Snacks
  • The Moody's Foundation
  • Morgan Stanley
  • Patina Restaurant Group
  • Pfizer Inc
  • S&P Global

Friend

  • Astoria Bank
  • Colgate-Palmolive Company
  • NewYork-Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist Hospital
  • Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal USA, Inc.
  • Whole Foods Market

To learn more about corporate partnerships with Brooklyn Botanic Garden, please contact Kaitlyn Falk Wong, director of Institutional Funding, at [email protected] or at 718-623-7287.

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