Donate to the Arboretum

Help protect and steward (the Arboretum's) rare and endangered plants while adding social, environmental and education value to our community.

"Please join me in celebration of our first 50 years and cultivate our continued success by supporting the Arboretum." Martin F. Quigley, MLA, PhD. Executive Director

Read more from Dr. Quigley on the Arboretum's 2016 achievements and our visions and hopes for 2017. (pdf)

Watch a video narrated by Frans Lanting, noted wildlife photographer, on the unique botanical value of the Arboretum.

Give to the Arboretum

Donate using our secure server.

You can donate to the Arboretum in several ways—giving online is fast, easy, and saves time and resources:

If you prefer not to donate online:

  • Mail a check, made out to the UCSC Foundation, noting on the check it is for the Arboretum to:
        Arboretum
        UC Santa Cruz
        1156 High Street
        Santa Cruz, CA 95064
  • Visit the Arboretum and donate or purchase a membership by going to Norrie's Gift Shop or the Arboretum Office.
  • Donate using a credit card gift by calling the Arboretum Office at (831) 502-2998.