Support the Arboretum’s Centennial Fundraising Initiatives

Make a gift to celebrate 100 years of progress
for trees and people


Show Your Support for Trees and People

The Morton Arboretum has grown and flourished for 100 years with the generous help of donors who care about trees and people. There are many ways for you to be a part of the Arboretum’s second century. Your generosity will help propel the Arboretum forward, and your gift today could have an even greater impact thanks to a matching gift challenge.

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Planned Giving

Leave Your Legacy

Joy Morton left his legacy in founding the Arboretum, and you can leave your own legacy with a planned gift. By including the Arboretum in your will or other estate plans, you generously ensure that the Arboretum’s mission and programs will continue for generations to come.

Learn more: Leave Your Legacy

Show Your Support

Every Gift Counts

There are many ways for you to support the Arboretum as it celebrates its first 100 years. Please consider making a gift to celebrate the Arboretum’s centennial and help it achieve even greater impact in the next century. Any level of support makes a difference and is greatly appreciated. Learn more about special recognition opportunities and benefits for gifts of $100 or more and new planned gift commitments.

Recognition opportunities and benefits

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Please visit our giving page to make a gift online. Or you can send a check noting “Centennial Fund” in the memo line to:
    Development Office
    PO BOX 773368
    CHICAGO IL 60677-3368

  • Please contact the Development office by emailing donorrelations@mortonarb.org or by calling 630-725-2027.

  • Please email donorrelations@mortonarb.org for instructions and assistance in making your gift.

  • We are happy to designate your gift evenly to support both areas. Use the giving link to make your choice under “Giving Priorities.”

  • There are many benefits to supporting these initiatives. Details broken down by giving levels can be found on this donor benefits page.


Be part of The Morton Arboretum’s next century. Make a gift to celebrate 100 years of work for trees and people.

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