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The purpose of a fundraising communications toolkit for board members is to provide them with the “tools” that they need to effectively raise funds for your organization.
These documents help address the following questions/topics to help those gardens in need of developing best practices for working with and recruiting your board:
As the demographics of the United States grow more diverse, nonprofits are challenged to engage all constituents in order to remain relevant and financially sustainable as they plan for the future.
Public gardens are in dire need of emerging professional horticulturists.The lack of people of color in public horticulture means the profession is missing out on a large segment of the nation’s talent and valuable perspectives and contributions to the
Many of our institutions are much more than gardens: historic estates, zoos, university campuses, event spaces, and sculpture parks.
Learn about new botanical gardens projects under development in Fort Collins, Pittsburgh, and Santa Fe, cities of diverse populations, geographic regions, and cultural histories.
The 2017-2018 Longwood Fellows explain the selection, process, and utilization of their final project: The Guide and Toolkit for New and Emerging Public Gardens.
This Guide and Toolkit for New and Emerging Public Gardens charts the general sequence of steps required to create a public garden.
This presentation from the 2018 Small Gardens Symposium presented by Shane Smith, Director of Cheyenne Botanic Gardens, will cover how to enlist community support, work with elected officials and volunteers to bring a grand vision into reality.
This presentation from the 2018 Small Gardens Symposium will give you the tools, procedures, and an exercise to help you build the diversity and strength you need to create a strong and effective Board of Directors.