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The Montrose Botanical Society, the development arm of the Montrose Botanic Gardens is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. All donations to the gardens are tax deductible. Your donation helps make it possible to keep our gardens open to the public for no charge.



You are invited to make a one time donation to the Montrose Botanic Gardens.


These funds will go toward general operating costs and will make a difference for generations to come!


As part of the Montrose Botanic Garden’s expansion plan, this new area in the southwest corner will demonstrate the nineteenth century rural cultural landscape of the Uncompahgre Valley.

More information and ways to donate here.



Endowment Fund

Support the long term financial stability of the Montrose Botanic Gardens through an endowment fund made available through the Montrose Community Foundation. 

Please refer to this PDF for information about supporting MBG through this endowment fund.

You may also click on the button below and donate through the Community Foundation website. Click "Donate" and select "Montrose Botanical Society Endowment".

Garden of Lights

The Board has made the decision not to hold the Garden of Lights in 2022.


The Garden of Lights is designed as an affordable community event to help grow the Gardens, Thousands of folks of all ages and families enjoyed this unique holiday experience in Montrose! 


We would appreciate contributions or investment in our projects. Your donation will be recognized during the event.

Mail Donation

If you would like to mail a check, please download, print and fill out the form below and return with a check to:

Montrose Botanical Society
P.O. Box 323
Montrose, CO 81402


Donations are also accepted for much needed tools and equipment – See our Wish List below. 

If it’s not on our wish list, it might be a great donation for our Silent Auction in December. 

Contact us at to find out.

  • Liquid Fence – prevents deer and rabbits from eating plants.

  • 120 feet of new brown or green entry garden border fence. 18" height similar to what we have. Removable and storable in a reasonably small space.

  • 12 x 12 pop up shelter to protect volunteers and event goers from sun.

  • 2 pair of basic corona pruners for volunteers to use.

  • 2 packages ant disc killers for crevice garden.

  • 2 -3 cans good hornet spray.

  • 4 to 6 durable outdoor folding chairs to use near stage and store in stage.

  • Little Giant Velocity Ladder – multi-purpose ladder.

  • Stihl Multi Tool System with a gas motor. The engine unit plus these accessories: leaf blower, hedge trimmer, cultivator, pole pruner and string trimmer.

Giving Bricks  &Memorials

Montrose Botanic Gardens can help you commemorate important people in your life with a customized memorial Giving Brick. Our dedicated Shavano Plaza patios are designed to honor and remember your loved ones. Your generous contribution will be included in our effort to complete the Valley Garden and enhance the Gardens.

Acknowledgment - A personalized acknowledgement letter of your thoughtfulness will be sent to the family of the person being remembered.

Recognition - In addition to the engraved bricks in the Garden, all Memorial gifts are recognized in a Montrose Botanical Society newsletter.

Note: Memorial Giving bricks are placed in Shavano Plaza Area periodically based on weather and other factors.

There are several sizes of bricks to choose from:

3”x6” Engraved Paver - $250-$499 Donation

6”x6” Engraved Paver - $500-$999 Donation

6”x9” Engraved Paver - $1000-$2499 Donation

9”x9” Engraved Paver - $2500-$4999 Donation

9”x9” Engraved Paver w/ donor's choice of artwork or logo - $5000+ Donation

Please complete the online Giving Paver Memorial form or download the PDF memorial form for mailing.


The Montrose Botanical Society is a nonprofit, tax-exempt charitable organization (tax identification number is 84-1331789) under Section 501 (c) (3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Memorial donations are tax-deductible as allowed by law.

Giving Bricks
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