Give a gift to support our mission.

Yew Dell Botanical Gardens is proud to provide our community access to a place of respite and inspiring displays, access to first class gardens and natural areas, and industry leading research. As a nonprofit organization that relies solely on our supporters to continue this mission, we appreciate your generosity. Below you can explore the many ways you can give to the gardens.

Whether you want to honor a loved one with a bench, give to our annual fund, or leave a bequest gift through your will, we are grateful for your generosity. For more information or to discuss a gift to Yew Dell, please call 502-241-4788 ext. 1000

Contribute to the Castle Gardens Capital Campaign

Grow On
Annual Fund

One of the most impactful gifts we receive is a contribution to our Grow On annual fund. The annual fund provides the essential unrestricted support that Yew Dell needs for everything we do, including upkeep of the gardens, beautiful annual displays, educational classes and so much more. A gift to Grow On allows our organization to thrive.

Honorary &
Memorial Gift

Honor or memorialize a special person or loved one in your life. Make a gift in their honor or memory to Yew Dell.

Honorary recipients or the loved one of a memorial gift will be notified of your kind contribution.


Many people choose to memorialize their loved ones with a bench on the property. Standard benches are $2,500 and are placed in the garden bearing your loved ones name for a period of 10 years.

For availability and placement please email us from the link below.


Help support our organizational sustainability and long-term fiscal health by giving a gift designated to our Endowment Fund. Contact us today at 502.241.4788 x1000 to learn more about the avenues and opportunities of making gifts to this fund.

Planned Giving

There are many ways to significantly impact Yew Dell Botanical Gardens. Planned giving can be an excellent way to combine responsible estate planning with your love of Yew Dell. There are many forms of planned giving including:

  • Charitable Bequest – You can name Yew Dell as a beneficiary in your will or trust.
  • Gift from IRA – If you are at least 70 1/2 years of age, you can make a qualified distribution from your IRA account to Yew Dell. Talk to your plan administrator to learn more.
  • Gift from Life Insurance – You can name Yew Dell as a beneficiary to your life insurance.

Please call us to discuss any plans that you have for a planned gift to Yew Dell. All planned giving options should be done with the guidance of your estate planning attorney and your accountant.


Purchasing a membership helps to support our gardens. Find out more by clicking on the button below.

Give to Yew Dell while doing your shopping.

You can designate Yew Dell Botanical Gardens (EIN 61-1390688) as your charity of choice while shopping at Kroger. Every time you shop, we get a percentage of what you spend to support our mission. Click below to learn more about each program and to designate Yew Dell as your charity of choice.

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