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The Institute of Museum and Library Services offers a variety of grants that are great resources for public gardens.
Each Garden has a geographic, demographic, and behavioral footprint they want to focus on. Going digital has made this process easier, more exact, and provided more reliable tools to track return on investment.
Learn how two gardens evolved their membership programs in 2016. Longwood Gardens originally launched their membership program in 2007.
Presenters will discuss the challenges, opportunities, and benefits of accepting large plant-collection donations.
Continuing education staff are often charged with increasing audience reach while simultaneously generating revenue for their institution.
Fundraising is a team sport. What is the role of the Executive Director in fundraising? How does s/he engage the appropriate key players, the chief development officer and other development professionals, in building a highly effective partnership?
In 2015, The Morton Arboretum decided to shake things up with a full assessment of volunteer engagement in fundraising programs. Kathleen will discuss the benefits of Arboretum efforts to “shake up, not just stir” long-standing volunteer committees.
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.
Data and metrics run our lives today. Membership in the botanical garden and arboreta world is no different.
Your gift shop has the potential to be more than a retail space that sells magnets, pens, and hats with your institution’s logo. Private label products in your gift shop can be a fiscally beneficial extension o