Established in 1962, Friends of the Arboretum (FOA) is a nonprofit organization that supports the UW–Madison Arboretum’s work and mission. Being a Friend demonstrates a commitment to the principles and practice of ecological restoration. Friends’ contributions support Arboretum community outreach, education, volunteer programs, land care projects, and research.
To become a Friend, download this form and mail it to the Arboretum. At this time we are not able to take Friends’ contributions online.
Benefits of Becoming a Friend
- NewsLeaf, the quarterly member newsletter, which includes FOA news and announcements as well as a calendar of events
- Early/priority registration for FOA events including the popular Luncheon-Lectures series featuring noted speakers
- Discount at the annual Native Plant Sale
Yearly contributions for individuals and families are available at several levels:
- Friend $40
- Supporting Friend $70
- Sustaining Friend $125
- Legacy Friend $300
- Patron Friend $1,000
- Life Friend $5,000
Contributions are tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law.