American Public Gardens Association participates in a number of primary affinity programs that are available to all Association members.
1. Discounted rates on BHS Insurance garden-specific services
BHS Insurance creates risk management & insurance programs that are specially tailored to the needs of public gardens. These highly customized programs and services are priced specially for current Association Institutional members. As a Preferred Partner of the Association, BHS Insurance can identify potential exposures and implement strategic plans to reduce injury and damage.
2. Free magazine subscription for your garden constituents
This FREE benefit provides current Association member institutions with the opportunity to offer Better Homes and Gardens magazine subscriptions as an incentive to new members. Offer valid in the United States and Canada.
3. LIG Solutions - American Public Gardens Association Health Insurance Program
The American Public Gardens Association Health Insurance Program powered by LIG Solutions is designed to offer concierge service to our members in need of Individual, Family, and Business/Employee health insurance coverage options. These plans include coverage options from the leading insurance carriers and are tailored to fit your individual financial and health needs.
4. Free GIS software from ESRI
Esri (Environmental Systems Research Institute) will provide free software ($100 setup fee applies) and discounted training to current Association Institutional members that wish to develop GIS capabilities for managing horticultural information. This program supports the integration of ArcGIS technology for plant management, conservation, research, and educational activities.
5. Association of Fundraising Professionals webinars
The AFP Webinar Free-Access Program for Members is on hiatus for 2022.
Please check out their 2022 webinar series here if you wish to register and pay independently.
We also encourage you to check out our Events Calendar for other Association-produced content covering all aspects of development and membership. Thank you.
6. Discount on mobile fundraising software by MobileCause
Our affinity partner, MobileCause, is offering a 20% discount off list pricing to our institutional members purchasing a one-year minimum contract for Fundraising Basics, Essentials or an Advanced package, and educational opportunities to “test drive” mobile fundraising through the Association’s own mobile fundraising platform.
7. White Flower Farm offers 20% discount to your members, staff, volunteers, and Board
This FREE American Public Gardens Association member benefit provides Institutional Members with the opportunity to offer a White Flower Farm catalog and 20% discount to their new and renewing members and to staff, volunteers, and Board members. Offer valid only in the United States (does not apply to Canada or Hawaii).