Membership

The Friends of the Arnold Arboretum

Members of the Friends of the Arnold Arboretum provide invaluable support for the preservation and cultivation of this magnificent landscape. Join today and help ensure the future of one of Boston’s most treasured resources. If you prefer to make a one-time gift to the Arboretum, honor the memory of someone special, or include the Arboretum in your estate plans, find more information on the Ways to Give page.

How to Join

To join, renew, or give a gift membership with the Friends of the Arnold Arboretum by credit card, please use our online membership form or call Wendy Krauss, Membership Coordinator, at 617.384.5766 or Barbara Murphy, Gift Processor, at 617.384.5767. To join by mail, complete our Printable Membership Form and fax it to 617.524.1418 or mail to: The Arnold Arboretum Membership Department, 125 Arborway, Boston, MA 02130.

To receive information by mail about membership in the Friends of the Arnold Arboretum, please send your mailing address (street or P.O. box) to us by email or call the Membership Department at 617.384.5766.

Basic benefits of membership

Membership Levels

Individual           $35-$49

Basic benefits for 1 person, including 1 free plant*

Household         $50-$99

Basic benefits for 2 people, including 2 free plants*

Sustaining           $100-$199

Basic benefits for 2 people, including 3 free plants*; plus the option to receive a spring plant dividend

Sponsor               $200-$499

Sustaining benefits for 2 people, including 4 free plants*; plus invitations to Arboretum special events

Patron                  $500-$999

Sponsor benefits for 2 people, including 6 free plants*

Benefactor         $1000+

Sponsor benefits for 2 people, including 8 free plants*

*Members are entitled to the number of free plants specified at their giving level over the course of their annual membership. Free plants will be offered to current members at several select events hosted at the Arnold Arboretum. Some restrictions in quantity of specific plants may apply.