Monk Botanical Gardens Annual Support 2022

Make a donation now and double your impact!


84 Supporters

46% of $30,000 goal


3 months remaining


With over 10 acres of curated gardens, a full lineup of exciting events, and leading environmental education program offerings, it is safe to say that Monk Botanical Gardens is Wausau’s Happy Place.

Every educational program, trail, and flower requires investment from individual donors like you.

We must raise $30,000 by the end of 2022. The excellent news is…

We have a match of $15,000, and with your help, we will reach our goal.

Make a matching gift today for twice the impact!

Monk Botanical Gardens is a vital resource to our community; it is the only botanical garden in North Central Wisconsin, hosts over 60,000 visitors a year, and is the location of Wausau’s first and only nature-based preschool.

We’ve seen the Gardens' impact on lives during everyday moments, from senior home residents growing food and flowers in our accessible raised beds to a 3- year-old child explaining the delicacy of a magnolia bud. The Gardens give everyone hands-on opportunities to learn about, appreciate, and develop a lifelong connection to the natural world.

Know that every dollar you donate will be matched, doubling its impact.

Your matching gift today… Will allow us to continue to meet our mission to enhance the well-being of people, the community and our environment through our educational, engaging and inspiring programs and curated gardens.

The Gardens provides something for everyone… Whether you are seeking to rejuvenate and relax by strolling through our meditation garden, finding a new hobby by attending a honey bee workshop or seeking a place for your child to learn and play outdoors by enrolling in our free after-school program.

Your matching gift today … Will help us continue our commitment to providing experiences for all. We provide scholarships to individuals and families to attend events and programs year-round.

The Gardens’ annual campaign is our most important and stable funding source. We hope you will consider joining us, setting the gardens up for success well into the future, and ensuring this vital resource continues to give back to the community for years to come.

But we can’t do any of this without you.

Your support is needed now. Please make your matching gift and continue our legacy of being Wausau’s Happy Place.

Thanks to you, Monk Botanical Gardens cultivates well-being in people, communities, and the environment with experiences that engage, educate, and inspire.


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84 Supporters

46% of $30,000 goal

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Monk Botanical Gardens

A 501(c)(3) organization

EIN 90-0181069