Support the Conservatory

Campaign for the new Elizabeth Morse Genius Children’s Garden at the Garfield Park Conservatory in Chicago!

After 20 years, the beloved Children’s Garden has been completely reimagined. This free (!) state of the art nature playscape will bring hours of joy and immersive learning. Help us build this state of the art, accessible, free, indoor year-round nature play experience in Garfield Park.

Support the New Children’s Garden


The Garfield Park Conservatory Alliance changes lives through the power of nature. We help visitors learn about plants, environmental responsibility and conservation, build economically, socially sustainable and healthy communities, and establish the Conservatory as an arts and cultural institution.



Members make it possible. Enjoy one-of-a-kind experiences with exciting member benefits while supporting our mission.

Donate to our Annual Fund


Please click the button below to make a one time donation to our Annual Fund.


Membership and Annual Fund contributions are tax deductible to the fullest extent of the law. An acknowledgement letter for tax purposes will be mailed to you.

Donations are also accepted by mailing a check made out to “Garfield Park Conservatory Alliance” to 300 N. Central Park Ave., Chicago IL 60624.

You can also call us to donate by credit card  at 773.638.1766 x 13.

Your Gift Will Help in Many Ways

  • School Field Trips and Educational Resources

    Over 18,000 Chicago students visit the Garfield Park Conservatory on field trips each year, mostly for free, because of the generosity of donors to the Garfield Park Conservatory Alliance.

  • Special Family Events & Programs

    The Conservatory is a fantastic place to bring family members of all ages offering a variety of special programs for kids and families including hands-on activities, storytelling, performances, craft workshops, and more.

  • Special Exhibitions

    The Garfield Park Conservatory Alliance and the Chicago Park District partner to bring large exhibits such as solarise: a sea of all colors, Chihuly, Giants and Niki in the Garden.

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