Donate to the Arboretum

There are many ways people can contribute to the continuing success of the Iowa Arboretum. Every donation counts! Will you help support the Arboretum so it can continue to be a garden treasure for generations to come?

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Memorials & Tributes

Memorial and Honorarium donations are a great way to honor and remember family, friends, and special occasions. A variety of gifts can be given, including engraved bricks for the patio in front of the Cafferty Building, trees with personal markers, engraved medallions, and personalized garden benches. Each visit to the Arboretum will become even more special, bringing back the memories and honor associated with your gift.

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Shrub With Personalized Marker — $350
Personally Engraved Brick — $150
Tree With Personalized Marker — $1,000
Personally Engraved Medallion — $1,500
Personalized Garden Bench — $1,000