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Foundation Support

San Francisco Botanical Garden's Entry Garden. Photo by Saxon Holt

San Francisco Botanical Garden's Entry Garden. Photo by Saxon Holt.

Partnering with our Community

Foundations play a significant role in ensuring that the San Francisco Botanical Garden remains a beautiful oasis as well as a world class educational resource for future generations. San Francisco Botanical Garden Society welcomes the opportunity to establish new partnerships with the foundation community. As vital partners in all our endeavors, foundation contributions help make it possible for the Garden's 500,000 plus visitors to celebrate the bond between people and plants, and develop a deeper understanding of the need to conserve earth's biological heritage.

For additional information please contact Lillian Archer, Director of Development at (415) 661-1316, ext 305 or by email.


The San Francisco Botanical Garden Society is grateful to the following foundations that have donated to the San Francisco Botanical Garden Society:

  • The Bank of America Charitable Foundation, Inc.
  • Elizabeth & Stephen Bechtel, Jr. Foundation
  • CDM Foundation
  • Mary A. Crocker Trust
  • East Bay Community Foundation
  • Fidelity Charitable Gift Fund
  • The Richard & Rhoda Goldman Fund
  • The Crescent Porter Hale Foundation
  • Jewish Community Endowment Fund
  • Marin Community Foundation
  • Helen and Thomas Merigan Charitable Trust
  • Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation
  • Motorola Foundation
  • Bernard Osher Foundation
  • San Francisco Foundation
  • Save the Redwoods League
  • Schwab Fund for Charitable Giving
  • Shenandoah Foundation
  • Stanley Smith Horticultural Trust
  • Springcreek Foundation
  • Greene Van Arsdale Foundation
  • Vanguard Charitable Endowment Program
  • The Wells Fargo Foundation
  • Zellerbach Family Foundation
  • William and Margery Zellerbach Foundation
SFBGS and San Francisco Recreation and Park Department San Francisco Botanical Garden's beauty and value as a major cultural resource are the result of a successful public/private partnership between San Francisco Botanical Garden Society and the San Francisco Recreation and Park Department.

ADMISSION  FREE for Members, SF Residents (with proof of residency) & School Groups | $7 Non-residents | Discounts for Seniors & Children

LOCATED In Golden Gate Park, with entrances at the corner of Ninth Ave. at Lincoln Way (Main Gate) & at MLK Jr. Drive off the Music Concourse (Friend/North Gate) | Phone: (415) 661-1316 | Mail: 1199 9th Ave, San Francisco, CA 94122-2370

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