August 7, 2018

Welcome from the Foundation President

Welcome to the website where you can discover everything you need to know about the Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park Foundation! As president, I invite you to explore all…

May 1, 2018

FMGSF Earns Coveted 4-Star Rating from Charity Navigator

A testament to our efforts and commitment to industry best practices, we are proud to announce we have earned our third consecutive 4-star rating from Charity Navigator,…

February 1, 2017

John Baab In Place As Next President of Foundation

The new President of Frederik Meijer Gardens and Sculpture Foundation brings a wealth of experience to the table and a servant’s heart for the mission of the Foundation. John…

January 19, 2017

President’s Letter 2016

Dear Friends of the Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Foundation, As I hand over the reins of my office to the very qualified John Baab, I’m reminded of the pensive tone of…

January 18, 2017

A Pathway to the “A-Ha!” Moment

Years ago, when visiting his daughter in Chicago, Dale Atkinson often made a side trip to the Chicago Botanic Garden and thought it would be nice if Grand Rapids had a place like…

January 16, 2017

Choosing a Pathway to Help Others

When Cheryl and Steve Wonch re-wind the story of their lives, the tape settles on a time and place from nearly four decades ago, revealing a preschool in need. “Our kids were…

January 12, 2017

A Pathway to Personal Enrichment

It was love at first sight. At very first sight, in fact - not only was she among the first visitors when Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park opened in April 1995, Valerie…

January 11, 2017

Pathway to Solace, Joy and Inspiration

Get lost in Meijer Gardens! That’s the humble advice of Glen Johnson, who speaks with uncommon eloquence and a clear passion about the fixed objects of art that inhabit the…

December 30, 2016

2016 Year End Letter

Happy Holidays! As we reflect on the past year, we are incredibly grateful for your support of the Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Foundation. Your gifts to the Foundation…

December 1, 2016

Board Elects New Member in 2016

Our newest board member just acquired a 100-acre farm to indulge his growing interest in horticulture, which sounds to us like perfect fit for a foundation that supports acres of…