Adopt Snug Harbor

Snug Harbor Cultural Center & Botanical Garden offers many diverse programs and attractions. There is truly something for everyone on its beautiful 83-acre campus and within its 26 historic buildings.  Snug Harbor hosts 14 distinctive gardens, a two-acre urban farm and 10 acres of restored wetlands.  A gift to Snug Harbor is a wonderful tribute for any occasion.

  • Celebrate a birthday, anniversary, wedding or retirement
  • Commemorate the birth of a child or grandchild
  • Pay tribute to the memory of a loved one

Donations are fully tax-deductible and may be eligible for matching funds from your company.  Your gift will support Snug Harbor’s programs in horticulture, agriculture, education and life sciences, and general care of the campus.

For more information, please contact Martha Neighbors, Director of Development, at 718.425.3505, mneighbors@snug-harbor.org.

Snug Harbor also welcomes gifts in lesser amounts. All gifts will be recognized with an acknowledgement letter to the recipient; the gift amount will remain confidential. Snug Harbor is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization and all gifts are tax-deductible to the fullest extent allowed by law.


ADOPT A NEW BENCH: $5,000

Your gift will be recognized with a plaque on a newly installed bench.  Snug Harbor will work with you to determine a location for the bench.  You and your designated honoree (if applicable) will be informed of its location once assigned.


ADOPT A TREE: $2,500

Your gift will be recognized with a plaque for the natural life of the assigned tree.  Snug Harbor will work with you to identify a suitable, healthy tree.  You and your designated honoree (if applicable) will be informed of the location of the tree.


ADOPT AN EXISTING BENCH OR A SEAT IN THE MUSIC HALL: $1,000

Your gift will be recognized with a plaque on an existing bench on the Snug Harbor campus, or on the seat of Snug Harbor’s historic Music Hall, the second oldest music hall in New York City.  Snug Harbor will work with you to identify a preferred bench.


PURCHASE A NEW FLOWERING PLANT: $500

Your gift will be recognized with an individual plaque for the life of the assigned plant.  Snug Harbor will work with you to choose a plant that enhances our botanical gardens, such as a new peony or rose bush to add to our collections.


ADOPT AN EXISTING FLOWERING PLANT — $250

Your gift will be recognized with others on a free-standing plaque in the chosen garden, with new names added as other gifts come in.