Memorials and Tribute Gifts

Honor Someone Special With a Gift in Their Name

If you have a loved one who has been impacted by San Francisco Botanical Garden, establishing a memorial or tribute gift is a meaningful way to honor them or celebrate a special occasion, such as a birthday, while supporting our mission. Your donation will be a lasting tribute and enhance the experience for everyone who visits the Garden.

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An Example of How It Works

John and his mother smiling When John's mother passed away, he knew he wanted to do something that would establish a lasting legacy for her. He remembered that during her lifetime she was always praising the Garden for its tireless efforts to better the community.

John considered the benefits of having either a bench or paver inscribed with his mother's name to remember her legacy. Read more information on these and other recognition opportunities at the Garden.

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Next Steps

  1. Contact Christopher Minnes at 415-661-1316 x312 or cminnes@sfbg.org for additional information on creating a memorial gift at the Garden.
  2. Seek the advice of your financial or legal advisor.
  3. If you make a memorial gift to the Garden through your estate, please use our legal name and federal tax ID.

Legal name: San Francisco Botanical Garden at Strybing Arboretum
Address: 1199 9th Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94122
Federal tax ID number: 94-6050168