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In late March 2020, 324 Association member gardens responded to a survey. Survey results indicated sweeping closures that occurred suddenly and caused profound earned revenue-related losses and other economic impacts to garden business operations.
Growth is vital for any organization to be successful but many institutions do not strategically plan how, why, and where they invest resources to grow strategically.
For the purposes of this study, we have broadly categorised the results of the activities of botanic gardens into economic, social and environmental impacts.
The triple bottom line refers to economic, environmental, and social value of an investment and is related to the concept of sustainable development.
The Institute of Museum and Library Services offers a variety of grants that are great resources for public gardens.
A robust major gift program begins with a strong mid-level giving program. Building your annual gift pipeline will include connecting with new donors, good stewardship, willing leadership volunteers, informative data and a strong organizational plan.
The Membership program at Longwood Gardens originally launched in 2007 and quickly grew to over 65,000 household Members by 2016.
Fundraising, master planning, and design are linked necessities for any public garden committed to mission-based stewardship and evolution.