Contribute to the Botanic Garden

Why contribute?

The Botanic Garden of Smith College thrives on the support we receive from alumnae and friends. Donations of every size, and income from endowments established by generous donors, have an impact, make a difference, and strengthen every aspect of our mission!

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

Learn more about the impact we have on a local and global level, which is only made possible through the support of our Friends and larger community. 

How to contribute?

There are several different ways to support us:

​Smith College accepts gifts of cash and stock, mutual funds or other securities. Learn more about the different ways to give.

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.