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
  • 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

  • The Achelis and Bodman Foundation
  • Altman Foundation
  • Booth Ferris Foundation
  • Brooklyn Community Foundation
  • The Emily Davie and Joseph S. Kornfeld Foundation
  • The Freeman 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
  • The Pinkerton Foundation

Major Support

  • Constans Culver Foundation
  • The Kettering Family Foundation
  • The Morris and Alma Schapiro Fund

Sustainer Support

  • Rose M. Badgeley Residuary Charitable Trust
  • The Barker Welfare Foundation
  • William C. Bullitt Foundation
  • Bulova Stetson Fund
  • The Burpee Foundation
  • Epstein Teicher Philanthropies
  • The Ferriday Fund Charitable Trust
  • John N. and Gillett A. Gilbert Family Fund
  • Globus Family
  • Green Charitable Foundation
  • National Endowment for the Arts
  • May and Samuel Rudin Family Foundation

Friend

  • Aufricht Foundation
  • Brooklyn Arts Council
  • City Gardens Club
  • Cowles Charitable Trust
  • The Dana Foundation
  • The Garden Club of America
  • Herman Goldman Foundation
  • Stella and Charles Guttman Foundation, Inc.
  • The Hyde and Watson Foundation
  • The Japan Foundation
  • The Joelson Foundation
  • J.M. Kaplan Fund
  • Kurz Family Foundation
  • Morrison & Foerster Foundation
  • Moses L. Parshelsky Foundation
  • Sarah I. Schieffelin Residuary Trust
  • Michael Tuch Foundation, Inc.
  • Varnum De Rose Charitable Remainder Annuity Trust
  • 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
  • National Grid

Major Support

  • BMW of North America

Sustainer Support

  • American Express Company
  • Barclays Center Cares
  • BNY Mellon
  • Goldman Sachs
  • JCC Fund of the Japanese Chamber of Commerce and Industry of New York
  • JPMorgan Chase & Co.
  • The Moody's Foundation
  • Morgan Stanley
  • MUFG Union Bank, NA
  • Patina Restaurant Group
  • Pfizer Inc
  • S&P Global
  • Tesla, Inc.
  • Viacom

Friend

  • Colgate-Palmolive Company
  • Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal USA, Inc.

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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