Funds

There are a number of established funds, both restricted and unrestricted, from which to choose when making your donation. Or you may elect to create your own named fund with a contribution of $10,000 or more.

General Unrestricted Fund

The General Unrestricted Fund is the most flexible for spending, and contributions are used in maintaining the Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park. Unrestricted contributions less than $10,000 go the general fund.

Named Funds

You may elect to create your own named fund with a contribution of $10,000 or more.

Restricted Funds

Contributions to a restricted fund are used solely for the designated purpose of that fund.

  • Karl F. & Patricia Betz Fund
    For support of Vickie’s Garden in memory of Victoria Johnson Hoffius
  • John D. & Marian F. Bouwer Fund
    Bird collection and maintenance in the Lena Meijer Conservatory and throughout the Meijer Gardens
  • Molly Bradshaw Wetlands Management Fund
    Management of Wetlands embraced within Meijer Gardens
  • Rich & Sheri Brolick Fund
    Horticultural maintenance
  • Rich & Sheri Brolick Science of Gardening Lecture Fund
    Science of Gardening lectures
  • The Brooks Family of Holland Fund
    Maintenance of the Brooks Conference Center
  • Jesse & Gia Budrick Fund
    Support the “Who Am I? A Butterfly Ballet”
  • Thomas B. Cornell Fund
    Care and maintenance of the Water Lilies Sculpture and surrounding planting area
  • Eunice L. Corp of Cadillac
    For the promotion of learning experiences in the art of bonsai
  • Daniel & Pamella DeVos Foundation (Visitor Center) Fund
    Maintenance of the DeVos Visitor Center
  • Abby J. & Milo R. DeVries Fund
    Bird collection and maintenance in the wetlands, Lena Meijer Conservatory and throughout Meijer Gardens
  • Harry & Elin Doehne Wildflower Meadow Fund
    Support Meijer Gardens which contains the Wildflower Meadow and sculpture site
  • Chris and Deanna Eckert Flower Fund
    Enhance fresh flowers on the Balk Café tables
  • The Sallie Peterson Ferguson Fund
    Support the ability of underprivileged children to visit Meijer Gardens including transportation, admission and materials
  • Fred and Dorothy Fichter Fund
    To provide title sponsorship of Meijer Gardens annual exhibition, Butterflies Are Blooming
  • Gardens Maintenance Fund
    General Meijer Gardens maintenance
  • Grace F. Jarecki Seasonal Display Greenhouse Maintenance Fund
    Maintain high-quality and memorable displays on a monthly basis within the Jarecki Greenhouse
  • Grace Spears Chadwick Memorial Garden Center Fund
    Purchase of library books
  • Gwen & John Hibbard Fund
    For support of sculpture
  • Dirk & June Hoffius Fund
    For support of the Varnum Families Log Cabin, Hoffius Hill and the Children’s Garden
  • Hoffman Family Fund
    Modernization and technological updates of the Hoffman Auditorium
  • Hoffman Family Maintenance Fund
    Meijer Gardens & exhibit maintenance
  • Humanities Council Lecture Series Fund
    Writers & poets themed lecture series
  • Japanese Garden Fund
    Benefit of the Japanese Garden
  • Charles & Linda Johnson Fund
    For support of Vickie’s Garden in memory of Victoria Johnson Hoffius
  • Donald & Bunny Johnson
    Support and maintain the Frederik Meijer Gardens Amphitheater
  • Miner S. & Mary Ann Keeler Fund
    Purchase sculptures created by living artists
  • Miner S. & Mary Ann Keeler Sculpture Maintenance Fund
    Maintenance of Rebecca Louise Law’s permanent art collection
  • Keller Endowment Fund
    Provide transportation & scholarship admission to Meijer Gardens for underprivileged children
  • John & Nancy Kennedy Fund
    For support of the annual summer camps at Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park
  • Kent Garden Club
    Ram’s Garden maintenance
  • Martin & Sue Kloostra Fund
    Maintain and to grow the bonsai collection
  • Dale & Pamela Larson Fund
    Maintenance of the Children’s Garden
  • Lecture Series Administration Fund
    Administrative support of the Frederik Meijer Gardens’ Lecture Series
  • Lawrence & Katherine Lemmen Atrium Fund
    Maintenance of the Lawrence & Katherine Lemmen Atrium
  • Ray & Nancy Loeschner Annual Art Competition Fund
    Annual Art Competition inspired by the Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park
  • The Marsilje Fund
    For support of the many educational programs at the Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park
  • Fred & Lena Meijer Amphitheater Fund
    Support of the Amphitheater
  • Frederik & Lena Meijer Sculpture Acquisition Fund
    Support acquisition & installation of sculpture
  • Lena Meijer Children’s Garden Maintenance Fund
    Maintenance of the Children’s Garden
  • Meijer Sculpture Fund
    Support & enhance sculpture exhibits & programs, Curator’s salary & sculpture acquisition
  • Meijer Sculpture Maintenance Fund
    Maintain & repair any sculpture exhibit of the Gardens as well as its base & pedestal
  • Don & Dorothy Hoyt Pingree Memorial Fund
    Support and maintenance of the Viewing Hill in the Japanese Garden
  • Ed & June Prein Fund
    Maintenance of the Children’s Garden
  • Ram’s Garden Maintenance Fund
    Ram’s Garden maintenance
  • Leonard & Dora Rosenzweig Orchid Wall & Exhibit Fund
    Perpetual care of the Orchid Wall & exhibit
  • Peter Secchia Fund
    Support the Secchia Garden Lecture and general operating money
  • Constance Z. & Hilary F. Snell Fund
    Supports the annual Connie Snell Volunteer Recognition Dinner
  • The Seasonal Plantings Fund
    Support of outdoor seasonal horticulture plantings and floral displays
  • Vickie's Garden Fund
    For support of Vickie’s Garden in memory of Victoria Johnson Hoffius
  • John & Lynn Vinkemulder Fund
    Creek & Plantoir sculptures
  • Volunteer Tribute Garden
    Maintenance of the Volunteer Tribute Garden
  • Peter M. Wege Library Endowment Fund
    Library materials & maintenance
  • Wege Environmental Lecture Series Fund
    Environment lectures
  • Welcoming the World: Honoring a Legacy of Love
    For support of all facilities, gardens and art created, modified or restored as part of the campaign
  • Kenneth Dale Wenger Tree Fund
    Purchase trees to be planted at Meijer Gardens