Ways to Give

Help us build a strong and sustainable future

Generous donors are the foundation of our ability to share our love and respect for nature with a broad audience, inspire youth to explore hands-on science learning and provide a peaceful and beautiful place for outdoor recreation and the pursuit of a healthy lifestyle. 

Donations make it possible for us to keep the Nature Center and the 205 acres of property free and open to the public, ensuring everyone has the opportunity to learn, explore, and connect with the natural world. Gifts also help us provide innovative science learning opportunities to the thousands of school children who come here each year. 

Please consider becoming a donor to Asbury Woods for the coming year. Your support helps us touch the hearts, minds, bodies and souls of those who engage with Asbury Woods. As a donor to Asbury Woods, you can be part of something remarkable and help to bring our mission to life for all who visit.

View our Annual Report for more information about our latest achievements, goals and critical funding needs.


#GivingTuesday 2019

Giving Tuesday is a global day of giving fueled by the power of social media and collaboration.

Celebrated on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving (in the U.S.) and the widely recognized shopping events Black Friday and Cyber Monday, #GivingTuesday kicks off the charitable season, when many focus on their holiday and end-of-year giving.



Donor Benefits and Recognition Program

FRIENDS OF ASBURY WOODS (fully tax-deductible)

All donors of $1 - $49 will be recognized in the annual report and receive a personalized thank you letter.

SUPPORTING (fully tax-deductible)

$50 – $99

  • Discounts on public programs, summer camps and festival admission
  • Discounted pricing on rental of winter recreation equipment
  • 10% discount in the Squeaky Frog Gift Shop
  • 10% discount on birthday parties at Asbury Woods
  • Free or discounted admission at reciprocal nature centers, botanical gardens and zoos as posted on the yearly list of Association of Nature Center Administrators reciprocal list found here: https://natctr.org/ Donor recognition card available upon request to present at reciprocal sites.
  • Listing in annual report

CONTRIBUTING

Contributing donors enjoy all the benefits of Supporting donors plus the opportunity to engage in a more insider’s view of Asbury Woods.

  •  $100 (fully tax-deductible) 
    • Opportunity to travel with Asbury Woods naturalists for day trips
    • Listing in annual report
  • $250 ($230 tax-deductible)
    • Invitation to annual meeting each June
  • $500 ($465 tax-deductible)
    • Opportunity to Adopt-An-Animal for one year; certificate, picture and in-person meeting with animal of your choice
      • Invitation to annual director's sunrise breakfast each October

Grandfather Tree Society

When you join the Grandfather Tree Society with an annual contribution of $1,000 or more, you will have the opportunity to share a more intimate relationship with Asbury Woods, its leadership and other supporters.  Grandfather Tree Society Members enjoy all the benefits of Supporting  and Contributing donors plus exclusive opportunities.

  •  $1,000 ($940 tax-deductible)
    • Exclusive invitation to Grandfather Tree Society annual recognition event
  •  $2,500 ($2,410 tax-deductible)
    • Personalized experience for up to 20 people (owl prowl, tree walk, animal encounter, wildflower walk, s’mores hike, etc)
  • $5,000 ($4,910 tax-deductible; increases if use complimentary facility rental) 
    •  One complimentary rental of Asbury Woods facility (classrooms, conference room, Behrend Room, Picnic Pavilion or Outdoor Amphitheatre; up to $350 value)

Other Ways to Support Asbury Woods

The Asbury Woods Partnership, Inc. is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization- contributions to which are tax deductible to the fullest extent permitted by law. The official registration and financial information may be obtained from the Pennsylvania Department of State by calling, 1-800-732-0999 or at www.dos.state.pa.us/char. Registration does not imply endorsement.