Honor & Memorial Gifts

Give in the name of a loved one.

Celebrate a birthday, anniversary or holiday, share a memory or say thank you today with Desert Botanical Garden’s Tribute Program. Your thoughtful gift supports the continued growth and renewal of Desert Botanical Garden by providing funding for the education, research, conservation and exhibition of desert plants.

Desert Botanical Garden is pleased to offer a variety of charitable gift opportunities to remember a loved one or mark a special occasion.

  • Honor/Memorial Card
  • Archer House Tribute plaque
  • Patio Garden Tribute tile
  • Other options (benches)
  • Make a donation

When you make a donation, we will send a card to the honoree or honoree’s family letting them know of your thoughtful gift, and with a donation of $25 or more, your name and the honoree’s name will be listed on the appreciation page in the Garden’s magazine, The Sonoran Quarterly.

Honor/Memorial Card

$25 minimum donation

With a donation of $25 or more, a special card will be sent to your honoree or honoree’s family notifying them of your thoughtful gift. In addition, the individual’s name being honored or remembered will be listed in a special section of The Sonoran Quarterly, the Garden’s member and donor magazine.

Archer House Tribute Plaque

$300 minimum donation

Located on the patio of the historic Archer House, a plaque is inscribed with a personalized message to honor or memorialize a loved one.

  • Create a personalized message of up to three lines of 55 characters per line, including spaces.
  • Archer House Tributes can be sponsored with a minimum contribution of $300.

The charitable contribution can be made as a single gift or as a combination of individual donations from family and friends.

With this opportunity, a metal plaque is inscribed with your choice of wording to honor or memorialize a loved one. The tile is affixed to a tribute plaque located on Archer House at the Desert Botanical Garden.

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Patio Garden Tribute Tile 

$1,500 minimum donation

Offering handmade ceramic tiles created by local artist Jim Sudal, Patio Garden Tributes include hand painted designs of prickly pear, desert lupine, firewheel daisies and a family of butterflies.

  • Create a tribute message up to three lines of 23 characters per line, including spaces.
  • Tiles with a single color can be sponsored with a minimum contribution of $1,500.
  • Tiles with a detailed, multi-color image can be sponsored with a minimum contribution of $2,500.

The charitable contribution can be made as a single gift or as a combination of individual donations from family and friends.

Each tribute donor will receive a keepsake tile with the same design and color as their tribute tile, and the words Desert Botanical Garden in place of the tribute message. Additional keepsake tiles can be purchased as well. 

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View our tribute program brochure.

Other Options (benches)

Additional tribute opportunities are available with a donation of $5,000 or more, and may include limited bench options. Please call 480 941.3517 for more information.

Make a Donation

We welcome donations of any amount to honor or memorialize a loved one. Select the Honor/Memorial Card option and type in the desired donation amount below.

For additional information, please contact the Garden at 480 941.3517 or tributes@dbg.org.

 
 
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DONOR INFORMATION

GIFT TYPE Suggested Minimum Donation

Amount of Gift

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PLAQUE WORDING

Archer House Tribute Plaque – Maximum of three lines of 55 characters per line, including spaces.
Patio Garden Tribute Tile – Maximum of three lines of 23 characters per line, including spaces.