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Learn ways to identify, cultivate, and steward corporate and business partnerships. Win donor support by leveraging the things most important to them.
This presentation reveals how gardens efforts have helped surpass the goals of the Million Pollinator Garden Challenge!
Hurricane Harvey of 2017 is tied with 2005's Hurricane Katrina as the costliest tropical cyclone on record, inflicting $125 billion in damage, primarily from catastrophic rainfall-triggered flooding in the Houston metropolitan area and Southeast Texas.
Philanthropy is a team effort!
Learn about water conservation and reuse at a higher education institution and how that might be applied in a college/university garden setting or at public gardens in a variety of settings/governance structures.
“Oh, you work in a botanic garden? How peaceful is that?” If you had a dollar for every time you fielded that question, you probably wouldn’t need to raise your membership prices next year, right?
Learn how to create stories that evoke emotion and convey the magic of the garden experience to enhance your membership and inspire your donors.
Did you know that the Association offers important public garden benchmarking data that you can access and use to evaluate your operations? Whether a staff member or CEO, any member can access this powerful tool on the Association’s website.
What can you do to incentivize membership if your garden doesn’t charge admission? Or is it time to reconsider your free admission policy? The interplay between admissions and membership revenue can be complex.
Learn to mine your database for prospective donors and to create systems that increase staff efficiency and measure your Garden’s return on investment in your philanthropy programs.