Olbrich Home Rooted and Growing

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Olbrich Botanical Gardens continues to grow, thanks to generous donations from people who have been inspired by its beauty and believe in its mission to connect people with plants. The non-profit Olbrich Botanical Society partners with the City of Madison Parks Division to operate Olbrich Botanical Gardens. Olbrich Botanical Society raises almost $2 million each year to keep the Gardens free and accessible to over 325,000 annual visitors. General donations are used to fund annual operations, which include the purchase of thousands of plants, education programs, exhibitions, and displays.

Gifts to support Olbrich Botanical Gardens should be directed to and/or made out to Olbrich Botanical Society, Inc. Olbrich Botanical Society is a 501(C)(3) non-profit organization. Our Federal Tax ID/EIN is 39-1357247.

For more information contact:

Joe Vande Slunt

Director of Development

608-246-4583 or jvandeslunt@cityofmadison.com

Make an Online Donation

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Rooted & Growing Capital Campaign

Dedicated education space and an environmentally friendly, efficient plant production greenhouse are desperately needed.

Your gift will be used to create dedicated education space for the first time in Olbrich's history, as well as to improve the efficiency, sustainability, and capacity of the production greenhouse. This project allows Olbrich to meet the growing needs of the community and botanical gardens.

Please join in adding your support to the Rooted & Growing Campaign. Your generous gift will enrich our community by engaging minds and building futures for decades to come.

Make A Rooted & Growing Capital Campaign Donation


Olbrich Botanical Society Annual reports

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2015 Annual Report (PDF) arrow

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Olbrich Botanical Society Privacy Policy

Olbrich Botanical Society is committed to maintaining privacy protections for our members and donors. Olbrich Botanical Society's web pages, membership payment page, and donor payment page are hosted by the City of Madison. The City of Madison’s internet privacy policies are located at https://www.cityofmadison.com/policy.

Olbrich Botanical Society maintains all information submitted for its original intent. Personal information is never sold or shared with a third party. Your name may appear in Olbrich Botanical Society's annual report as a donor, but will not be linked with personal information. Please e-mail olbrichinformation@cityofmadison.com to change your name to 'anonymous' in Olbrich Botanical Society's annual report.


Olbrich Botanical Gardens is operated as a public-private partnership between the City of Madison Parks Division and the Olbrich Botanical Society.
Olbrich Botanical Gardens | 3330 Atwood Avenue, Madison, WI 53704. | Phone: (608)246-4550 | Fax: (608)246-4719