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 Beth Kingston, Manager of Grants and Gifts, at 718.425.3511, bkingston@snug-harbor.org. Checks can be made out to Snug Harbor Cultural Center & Botanical Garden, and mailed to:

Snug Harbor Development Department
1000 Richmond Terrace
Building P, 2nd floor
Staten Island, NY 10301

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.


ADOPT A FLOWERING SHRUB: $500

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


ADOPT AN ANNUAL OR PERENNIAL PLANT: $250

Your gift will support the care and maintenance of an annual or perennial plant grouping for three (3) years in the garden of your choice: Perennial Garden, White Garden, or Tropical Border.

Your gift will be recognized on a free-standing donor plaque in the chosen garden, listed with your choice of the name of the donor or honoree, and year of gift, alongside the names of other donors.