Contribute to the Botanic Garden

*The College is closed for winter break from December 23 through December 31. However, the Gifts and Records Office will be available for your charitable gift-related questions from 8:30-4:30 December 27-31. If you would like to make a gift or have questions regarding a gift, please call 413-585-2036. If you receive the voicemail of the Gifts and Records Staff, please leave a message and they will respond to you as soon as possible. You may also email   

The Smith College Botanic Garden thrives on the support we receive from alumnae and friends. Donations of every size have an impact and make a difference!

Your donation supports the plant collections and horticultural displays, educational and outreach programming, internship opportunities for students, and preservation of the historic Olmsted campus landscape. 

Donations and income from endowments established by generous donors strengthen every aspect of our mission. 

There are several different ways to support us:

All contributions to the Botanic Garden are tax deductible to the full extent allowed by law.


All alumnae receive class credit for donations to the Botanic Garden.