UBC Botanical Garden and Centre for Plant Research

Development Contact

Faculty of Science, Development Office


T: 604.822.3404
F: 604.822.2391


Thank you for considering a contribution to UBC Botanical Garden & Centre for Plant Research. Your support helps ensure that our mission of preserving the rich natural biodiversity not only in British Columbia, but worldwide, will continue to flourish for many more years to come.

From education programs to international research, your contributions to the botanical garden help to support a range of non-profit horticultural initiatives, all aimed at upholding our mission to actively pursue the preservation of plant biodiversity both locally and abroad.

Every contribution helps to make a difference. Whether you’re interested in setting up a regular contribution or making a one-time donation, the Garden offers many options to show your support. With a long list of specific purpose funds, those looking to allocate their donation to a particular program now have the opportunity to select one prior to making an online donation.

Would you like to make a regular on-going donation to UBC Botanical Garden? We have a new membership program with tier-ed benefit levels that include a tax-deductible donation in with your yearly membership.

For other oppopruntites to give please visit our Giving to the Garden section or contact the Faculty of Science, Development Office, T: 604.822.3404, F: 604.822.2391, E: development@science.ubc.ca.

Those wishing to donate online now have the ability to contribute to specific funds:

Donate to the Botanical Garden Development Fund
Donate to the Botanical Garden Education Fund
Donate to the Botanical Garden Online Education Fund
Donate to the Botanical Garden North American Garden Fund
Donate to the Botanical Garden Student Initiatives Fund
Donate to the Botanical Garden Asian Garden Fund
Donate to the Botanical Garden Food Garden Fund
Donate to the Botanical Garden Alpine Garden Fund

All donations (including those made online) to the Garden are processed by the UBC Development Office. We've put together a guide to help you with the online donation process and ensure that your donation is directed to UBC Botanical Garden.

Is my gift tax deductible?

Instructions to Donate online:

Step 1: Click on one of the above links. You will be directed to the UBC Development Office web site and the area you've chosen to donate to will be filled in for you automatically.

Step 2: Select your gift type: one-time gift or monthly gift. Note: there is a minimum donation of $10 CAD for one-time gifts.

Step 3: Fill in any optional other details about your gift.

Step 4: Fill in your contact information.

Step 5: Confirm the information you've supplied.

Step 6: After clicking the continue button, you will be taken to a page where you fill out payment information. Note that UBC has contracted with beanstream.com to handle the financial transaction, so the URL of the web page has changed from ubc.ca. Your information remains secure.

Step 7: After completing the contact and payment information, sit back and enjoy the feeling of knowing that you've contributed to plant education, research and conservation. Thank you!

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UBC Botanical Garden and Centre for Plant Research
6804 SW Marine Drive, Vancouver, B.C., V6T 1Z4
Tel: 604.822.3928
Fax: 604.822.2016 Email: garden.info@ubc.ca

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