Individual Giving

Support The Morton Arboretum’s mission to plant and protect trees for a greener, healthier, and more beautiful world.

Your Support is Vital

With your generous contribution, the Arboretum will remain a cherished place of enjoyment and respite, where trees and nature provide joy and rejuvenate the spirit of all who visit. In addition, your gift helps the Arboretum maintain important tree collections and beautiful natural landscapes, offer nature-based learning for all ages, and pursue its tree-focused mission as a world-renowned leader in tree science and conservation. Maximize your impact by giving monthly.

$10,000 and above

Oak Circle

As an Oak Circle member of the President’s Council, you stand with the Arboretum in facing the challenge of climate change, researching urgent questions in tree science, and advocating for the care and protection of trees across the globe. The President’s Council is an elite level of recognition for the Arboretum’s most generous donors. At this level, you may choose to designate your gift to a program of greatest importance to you. You can also access the Arboretum without timed-entry member passes. Divide your gift into monthly payments of $833 to continue your impact.

Benefits and giving

$5,000-$9,999

Hawthorn Circle

At the Hawthorn Circle level of the Thornhill Society, you will support the Arboretum’s role as a leading advocate for trees as it works with homeowners, civic leaders, public officials, and green industry professionals. The Arboretum recognizes your generosity with invitations to exclusive programs, previews, and tours. Enjoy access to the Arboretum without timed-entry member passes. Divide your gift into monthly payments of $416 to continue your impact.

Benefits and giving

$2,500-$4,999

Elm Circle

Help preserve the Arboretum as a landmark destination and a center for tree expertise, inspiring the world to plant and protect trees. The Elm Circle level of the Thornhill Society entitles you to VIP access and privileges in appreciation for your high level of support, including access to the Arboretum without timed-entry member passes. Divide your gift into monthly payments of $208 to continue your impact.

Benefits and giving

$1,500-$2,499

Thornhill Circle

When you join the Thornhill Circle of the Thornhill Society, you demonstrate that you share The Morton Arboretum’s vision as a leading center of tree expertise, inspiring the world to plant and protect trees. Includes unlimited visits and guests, free of charge, and access to the Arboretum without timed-entry member passes. Divide your gift into monthly payments of $125 to continue your impact.

Benefits and giving

$500-$1,499

Partner

Partner members support the Arboretum’s tree science, conservation, and education outreach at a level that helps advance its mission to plant and protect trees. Includes unlimited visits for up to 10 individuals age 2 and older at a time, free of charge. Divide your gift into monthly payments of $41 to continue your impact.

Benefits and giving

$300-$499

Friend

Friend members show their support for The Morton Arboretum’s science, conservation, and other programs. Show your support and gain access to enhanced benefits and privileges, including unlimited visits for up to eight individuals age 2 and older at a time, free of charge. Divide your gift into monthly payments of $25 to continue your impact.

Benefits and giving

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