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Corporate Support

Corporate partners play a critical role in helping The Morton Arboretum to plant and to protect trees.

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Over the last century, The Morton Arboretum has been The Champion of Trees—planting, studying, and saving trees locally and around the world.

Your corporate engagement as either a partner or sponsor provides critical support to maintain the Arboretum as a leading center of education and tree research. Your support further demonstrates—to your employees, customers, and clients—your institutional commitment to protecting and conserving trees and the environment.

Become a Corporate Partner

When you become a corporate partner, you will receive a valuable package that enhances employee benefits, increases corporate recognition, and supports The Morton Arboretum and its ongoing work in tree science, education, and conservation.

The Morton Arboretum gratefully acknowledges its corporate partners who help advance its vision of a greener, healthier, more beautiful world where people and trees thrive together.

For more information about the Corporate Partners Program, benefits offered, and how you can make a difference, contact the Development Office at 630-719-5709.

Benefits of Corporate Partnership with the Arboretum

As a corporate partner, your company or business will receive numerous benefits that will help to:

  • Build and strengthen relationships with your clients
  • Stimulate team-building within your organization
  • Enhance your visibility within the environmental community
  • Encourage a healthy, active lifestyle for your employees

Some of the benefits your corporation can enjoy include:

  • Complimentary general admission passes to The Morton Arboretum
  • Discount of 20% on Arboretum memberships for employees
  • Complimentary vouchers for Acorn Express tram tours (subject to availability)
  • Complimentary tickets to Illumination: Tree Lights at The Morton Arboretum
  • Complimentary entries to Arboretum races, such as the Fall Color 5K Run and Walk
  • Discount on a private event rental (excludes food and beverage)
  • Complimentary parking and general admission to the Arboretum for employees
  • Opportunity for corporate volunteer workday for a small group (subject to availability)
  • And many more, depending on the partnership level.

For more information about the Corporate Partners Program, benefits offered, and how you can make a difference, contact the Development Office at 630-719-5709.

Current Corporate Partners

  • Accenture
  • Amsted Industries
  • Ball Horticultural Company
  • Bartlett Tree Experts
  • BFC
  • Blistex
  • ComEd
  • Connor & Gallagher OneSource
  • Darwill
  • Dover Corporation
  • Duly Health and Care
  • Ecolab
  • Exelon
  • Fernando S. Ereneta Legacy Wealth Advisors Raymond James
  • Inspira Financial
  • International Paper
  • Invesco QQQ
  • LEAGUE at AT&T
  • Midwest Groundcover
  • Molex
  • Morton Salt
  • Navistar
  • Nicor
  • Peace N’ Roses
  • Sebert Landscape
  • Sevan Multi-Site Solutions
  • Spraying Systems Co.
  • Sterling Solutions
  • The Growing Place
  • William Blair & Company

Corporate Sponsorship

As a corporate sponsor, connect your brand with custom-created exhibitions, compelling events and programs, and the mission of The Morton Arboretum. Increase your exposure and reach the Arboretum’s engaged audience of more than one million annual guests.

Get the flexibility you need with customized partnership opportunities and benefit from excellent business-building and networking opportunities.

For a current list of sponsorship opportunities, view the Arboretum’s upcoming events, exhibitions, and education programs and consider the size of the Arboretum’s audience:

  • 1.3 million annual guests
  • 53,000+ member households (more than 50% of member households earn more than $100,000, more than 81% hold a four-year degree)
  • 350,000 annual guests to the four-acre award-winning Children’s Garden
  • 47,000 annual participants in education programs
  • 100,000+ Facebook followers
  • 16,000+ Instagram followers
  • 13,000+ Twitter followers
  • 2.5 million website users
  • 4.6 million website sessions

Matching Gifts

Matching gifts—either charitable contributions or volunteer hours—is an impactful way to demonstrate your corporate commitment to conservation and the local community.

You can support the efforts of your employees’ engagement with the Arboretum by matching their volunteer hours and donations. The Arboretum has partnered with Double The Donation to make it easier to find and submit matching gift opportunities.

See if your company matches gifts.




Your contribution coupled with your employer’s gift will enable the Arboretum to make a greater difference in its continued work on behalf of tree science and conservation.