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Institutional Membership

The Institutional Membership is designed specifically for public gardens. Enhance the image of your organization by joining more than 585 public gardens that are members of the Association. Show your commitment to our mission, to serve public gardens and advance them as leaders, advocates, and innovators. 

Being an Institutional Member of the American Public Gardens Association provides all of your garden staff access to full Association member benefits!

As an Institutional Member, you receive:

  • Benchmarking Study results
  • Networking opportunities to connect with peers
  • Free job postings
  • Member pricing for Professional Development programs
  • Opportunities to present at Professional Development symposia, webinars, & programs
  • Free GIS software from ESRI
  • Invitation to join programs - Plant Collections Network, Plant Protection Program or Climate & Sustainability Alliance - and get resources and promotional materials
  • Free access to AFP (Association of Fundraising Professionals) webinars
  • Discounted rates on BHS Insurance garden-specific services
  • Better Homes & Gardens free magazine subscription for your garden constituents
  • Network & share ideas via Professional Communities
  • Subscription to Public Garden Magazine
  • Subscription to the monthly e-newsletter
  • Free publicity from National Public Gardens Day
  • Unlimited access to the online Member Directory

To join offline, download a .pdf membership application here