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Desert Botanical Garden offers a wide variety of opportunities for businesses and foundations to fulfill their philanthropic, marketing and business objectives through sponsorships, grants and unrestricted contributions.

Support for the Garden can help your company fulfill your charitable goals, build brand recognition and loyalty from our 400,000+ visitors and 30,000+ member households, as well as offer you hospitality benefits for your customers and engagement experiences for your employees.

Your investment in the Garden benefits our community and the state of Arizona

  • Environmental, horticultural and cultural educational programs that serve more than 12,000 children, families, teachers and adults every year
  • Scientific research and conservation efforts that have far-reaching effects locally and globally
  • Enriching exhibit and events that bring to life the many wonders of our beautiful Sonoran Desert

Corporate, Business and Foundation Level Donation Opportunities

Desert Council


Desert Council business affiliation program provides a meaningful way for businesses to invest in educational programs, exhibits and research and conservation efforts that benefit our entire community. Desert Council Membership Levels start at $350. Depending on the level of support, companies participating in the Desert Council may receive:

  • Complimentary guest passes and memberships to the Garden for employees and customers.
  • Complimentary and/or discounted use of Garden facilities for business events.
  • Discounts on admission tickets and memberships for all company employees.
  • Recognition in and subscription to Garden publications.
People enjoying in party at desert council
Desert Trees

Program or Operating Grants

Foundations and businesses can invest in the sustainability and vibrancy of our community through unrestricted grants to support the Garden’s mission and operations, or restricted grants to support specific initiatives.


Sponsorship of Desert Botanical Garden can help your company build brand awareness and loyalty, while offering opportunities to engage and entertain your customers and employees.

View current Business and Foundation Supporters

Sponsorship of Desert Botanical Garden


To learn more about how your business or foundation can support Desert Botanical Garden and to discuss customizable sponsorship benefits, contact Program Director for Institutional Giving Julie Winslett Wagoner at 480.481.8115 or

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