Membership

Membership Levels and Benefits

Become a member of Holden Forests & Gardens and enjoy all that the Holden Arboretum and Cleveland Botanical Garden have to offer. Enjoy free, year-round admission to both of our campuses including admission to the Kalberer Family Tower and Murch Canopy Walk at the Arboretum and seasonal shows such as Glow and Orchid Mania at the Botanical Garden. Membership also includes off-hours daylight access to the Arboretum, discounts on classes and store purchases, and free admission to over 300 participating gardens, arboreta and conservatories through the American Horticultural Society’s Reciprocal Admission Program.

New this year, purchase a two-year membership and receive $10 off!

Seniors (60+) receive $5 off by entering code SENIOR at checkout. Discount is $5 off per membership and can be applied to both one and two-year memberships.

If you have any questions, please email membership@holdenfg.org or call 216.707.2804.

If you prefer to renew or purchase your membership by mail, please send your check payable to Holden Forests & Gardens to the following address and be sure to indicate your desired membership level:

Holden Forests & Gardens
PO Box 933223
Cleveland, OH 44193

 

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General Membership

Choose your membership level:

  • Friends & Family – $170 for one year or $330 for two years

Donor Membership

Donor Memberships offer more than additional benefits—they are an investment in the future of Holden Forests & Gardens. Membership at this level offers several enhanced and exclusive benefits described below!

All membership levels are generally tax deductible. If you are using a donor advised fund for your membership, please contact Lynne Robie, Annual Fund Manager, at lrobie@holdenfg.org or 216.707.2852. Please consult your tax advisor to determine whether your donation is tax deductible in whole or in part. Nothing in this communication is intended to constitute legal or tax advice.

Purchase a donor membership and receive all of the benefits of the Friends and Family level, PLUS:


Leadership Society

Show your support of Holden Forests & Gardens by joining the Leadership Society! Your gift will help strengthen all areas of Holden Forests & Gardens, including its plant collections, special events, innovative research and educational programming. Enjoy unique benefits and special opportunities designed to showcase the inner workings of Holden Forests & Gardens. If you are interested in learning more, contact Lynne Robie, Annual Fund Manager, at 216.707.2852 or lrobie@holdenfg.org.

Join the Leadership Society and you will receive all of the benefits of the Palm level, PLUS:

  • Rhododendron $1,000-$2,499
    • 5 adults + children under age 18 admitted to Arboretum (dawn to dusk) and Cleveland Botanical Garden
    • $6 Member parking rate at Cleveland Botanical Garden per visit
    • 4 one-time use parking passes for Cleveland Botanical Garden
    • 10% Discount at the Garden Store (CBG) and Treehouse Gift Shop (Arboretum)
    • Invitation to Leadership and Legacy Appreciation Event
  • Magnolia $2,500-$4,999
    • 5 adults + children under age 18 admitted to Arboretum (dawn to dusk) and Cleveland Botanical Garden
    • FREE Member parking rate at Cleveland Botanical Garden per visit
    • 20% Discount at the Garden Store (CBG) and Treehouse Gift Shop (Arboretum)
    • Invitation to Leadership and Legacy Appreciation Event
    • 20% off general level gift memberships
  • Orchid $5,000-$9,999
    • 6 adults + children under age 18 admitted to Arboretum (dawn to dusk) and Cleveland Botanical Garden
    • FREE Member parking rate at Cleveland Botanical Garden per visit
    • 20% Discount at the Garden Store (CBG) and Treehouse Gift Shop (Arboretum)
    • Invitation to Leadership and Legacy Appreciation Event
    • 20% off general level gift memberships
  • Oak $10,000-$24,999
    • 6 adults + children under age 18 admitted to Arboretum (dawn to dusk) and Cleveland Botanical Garden
    • FREE Member parking rate at Cleveland Botanical Garden per visit
    • 20% Discount at the Garden Store (CBG) and Treehouse Gift Shop (Arboretum)
    • Invitation to Leadership and Legacy Appreciation Event
    • 20% off general level gift memberships
    • Invitation to a private event with the President and CEO
  • Hickory $25,000+
    • 6 adults + children under age 18 admitted to Arboretum (dawn to dusk) and Cleveland Botanical Garden
    • FREE Member parking rate at Cleveland Botanical Garden per visit
    • 20% Discount at the Garden Store (CBG) and Treehouse Gift Shop (Arboretum)
    • Invitation to Leadership and Legacy Appreciation Event
    • 20% off general level gift memberships
    • Invitation to a private event with the President and CEO

Add more benefits to your Membership

Photography Membership Add-On ($45)

Enjoy photographing flowers, gardens and the many botanical wonders you see at the Garden year-round? Here is your chance to share your images and passion for photography with other Garden photographers. Add a Photography membership and enjoy:

  • Off-hours* access to the Glasshouse and outdoor gardens on:
    • The first Tuesday of every month (5 – 7pm)
    • The second Saturday of every month (8 – 10am)
    • The third Sunday of every month (10am – noon)
  • Privileges to bring tripods and other equipment to shoot in the Glasshouse and gardens during these hours.

*Some months, the club hours may change depending upon events or shows. We will let you know in advance.

MATCHING GIFTS

Many corporations match charitable contributions given to non-profit organizations by their employees, board members, employees’ spouses and/or retirees. Check with your human resources office to see if your gift may qualify.

FOR MORE INFORMATION

For more information about general memberships, please contact Ellen Vohsing 216.707.2804 or evohsing@holdenfg.org. 

For more information about Donor and Leadership level memberships contact Lynne Robie 216.707.2852 or lrobie@holdenfg.org


Cleveland Botanical Garden is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization. All gifts are tax-deductible to the fullest extent allowed by law. Federal Tax ID #34-0239538

 Refund Policy

All transactions made through Cleveland Botanical Garden’s website – including purchases, gifts and donations – are final and not subject to refund or transfer. If you have questions or concerns about your transaction, please call 216.721.1600, ext. 100.