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Area of Greatest Need

Keep Fairchild and its many programs thriving throughout the year. Make a donation to Fairchild today, and we will direct your dollars to the programs and projects in horticulture, education or conservation that need them the most.
Collections & Exhibits

Support the world-renowned collections, art exhibitions, lectures and events that we provide the public. Support Fairchild’s horticulturalists in their important work maintaining the beauty and diversity of the Garden’s extraordinary plant collections and exhibits, the heart of all we do as a world-renowned botanic garden.
The Million Orchid Project

Help us beautify South Florida by reintroducing native orchids to surrounding neighborhoods throughout the community. Your donation will help us achieve our ambitious goal to reintroduce one million native orchids to urban habitats throughout Miami in the next five years.
Connect to Protect

Fairchild’s South Florida Conservation team is dedicated to protecting the disappearing pine rockland habitat found only along Miami’s rock ridge. Over 1,000 pine rockland plants were distributed last year. Help the South Florida conservation team distribute pine rockland plants to Miami-Dade County residents and enrich landscapes.
K-12 Education Programs

Want to help us change the world? At Fairchild, we know that the 150,000 school children who participate annually in one of our innovative environmental science are the future stewards of our planet. Your donation will help us to continue to engage as many children as possible and maintain excellence in our educational programming
Support a School Garden

Through generous donations from our community, Fairchild works with over 150 school gardens, and your donation will help provide the materials and supplies that they need to continue to toil in the soil.
Support a Budding Scientist

At Fairchild, we are educating the next generation of plant scientists who will continue the important work of researching and protecting endangered plants and their habitats. Support an award-winning Fairchild Challenge high school intern with a scholarship as they take on their first research projects in environmental science.
Tribute Program: Commemorative Gifts

Fairchild welcomes Commemorative Gift contributions in any amount. These gifts are a meaningful way to honor a family member or friend while supporting our mission to explore, explain and conserve the world of tropical plants.

A personal acknowledgement will be sent to the family or individual being honored without reference to the dollar amount of the gift.

Tribute giving is recognized in Fairchild's quarterly magazine, The Tropical Garden.
Tribute Program: Dedicate a Brick ($250)

Put your personal stamp on a brick with a name or special message. A tribute brick with a personal inscription becomes a part of the rich history of Fairchild when it is placed in the Commemorative Brick Pathway. Members and guests pause to read and reflect as they travel from the Jean duPont Shehan Visitor Center into the garden every day.

With each brick:
*A special letter is sent to the honoree or their family notifying them of your dedication.
*You will receive an acknowledgment letter for your tax-deductible donation to Fairchild.
*You and your honoree will be notified when installation of the brick is complete.

In the comments field, please enter wording as it should appear on the plaque or brick. Bricks may display up to 3 lines of 16 characters each.
Tribute Program: Dedicate a Tree ($1,000)

Celebrate, commemorate or remember by dedicating a tree at Fairchild.

Each tribute tree comes with a dedication plaque with wording of your choice. Please contact directly Mr. Leslie Bowe, Director of Corporate and External Affairs, 305.663.8067, lbowe@fairchildgarden.org in order to select your tree and complete your donation.

With each dedication:
*Your gift recipient or their family will receive a complimentary one year Family and Friends membership
*A special letter will be sent to your gift recipient or their family
*You will receive an acknowledgment letter for your tax-deductible donation to Fairchild
*All gift amounts are confidential

Newly planted tribute trees are available with donations beginning at $1,000.00. Please contact Fairchild for information on larger trees.

All trees are chosen from a list of available trees and in conjunction with the horticulture staff.
Tribute Program: Dedicate a Bench ($5,000)

The benches at Fairchild are an integral part of our landscape. They are favorite places to pause and enjoy the beautiful surroundings.

With each dedication:
*A prominent bronze dedication plaque with wording of your choice will be placed on the bench
*Your honoree or their family receives a complimentary Friends and Family membership for one year
*A special letter is sent to your honoree or their family
*You will receive an acknowledgment letter for your tax-deductible donation to Fairchild
*You can purchase a membership for the tribute recipient at half price. This discount applies to all one-year memberships except *Fellow and Donor Society. Limit one membership per dedication.
*All gift amounts are confidential

In the comments field, please enter wording as it should appear on the plaque of the bench.
Tribute Program: Adopt a Fairchild Butterfly ($25)

While butterflies are found in numerous habitats all over the world, most species are found in the tropics and sub-tropics. Fairchild boasts over 40 species of butterflies alone. Many of these butterflies, including the Atala, Monarch and Zebra Longwing can be seen in the beautiful Lisa D. Anness Butterfly Garden.

Adopt a Fairchild Butterfly for someone special today!

With a donation of $25, Fairchild will send your gift recipient a package containing the following items:
*A high-definition 8 x 11.5" color, glossy photo of your chosen butterfly
*A personalized certificate providing information on your selected species
*A letter from Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden commemorating your generosity

Please indicate in the comments field your choice of which of our three special Fairchild butterflies you will be supporting: Atala, Monarch, or Zebra Longwing.
Tribute Program: Adopt a Fairchild Bird ($50)

The diverse, natural areas at Fairchild provide excellent foraging and nesting grounds for breeding, wintering, migrating and year round birds. Perhaps you have encountered some of our fine feathered friends including the Anhinga, Red-shouldered Hawk or the White Ibis while exploring the James A. Kushlan Bird Conservation Trail.

Adopt a Fairchild bird for someone special today!

With a donation of $50, Fairchild will send your gift recipient a special package containing the following items:
*A high-definition 8 x 11.5" color, glossy photo of your selected bird species
*The James A. Kushlan Bird Trail map and Fairchild bird checklist
*A personalized certificate providing information on your selected species
*A letter from Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden commemorating your generosity

Please indicate in the comments field your choice of which of our amazing Fairchild birds you will be supporting: Anhinga, Red-shouldered hawk, or White Ibis.
Tribute Program: Adopt a Fairchild Orchid ($75)

Fairchild boasts hundreds of orchid species. Many of these orchids can be found in the Richard H. Simons Rainforest, as well as in the Windows to the Tropics Conservatory.

Adopt a Fairchild orchid for someone special today!

With a donation of $75, Fairchild will send your gift recipient a special mail delivery containing the following items:
*A high-definition 8" x 11.5" color, glossy photo of your selected orchid species
*A personalized certificate providing information on your selected species
*A letter from Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden commemorating your generosity

Please indicate in the comments field your choice of which of our three special Fairchild orchids you will be supporting: Guizhou geodorum, Paphiopedilum, or Vanda.


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