Become a Member!

Thank you for supporting the Los Angeles Arboretum Foundation (LAAF). By making a tax-deductible donation (nonprofit tax ID #95-1582650), you will be contributing to an improved quality of life, increased science literacy and an enhanced appreciation for the natural world.

Donate Online

It’s easy to support the Arboretum by making a gift online using your MasterCard, Visa or Discover card.

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New Tax Incentives for Charitable Giving

The Coronavirus Relief Law expands the charitable giving deduction to taxpayers who do not itemize. This above-the-line deduction is capped at $300 per individual for donations to qualified charitable organizations such as the Arboretum Foundation.

The law also lifts the cap on annual contributions for those who itemize, from 60% of adjusted gross income to 100%. These giving incentives apply to 2020 contributions and would be claimed on 2021 tax forms.

Donate by Mail

We welcome your cards and letters to us! You can mail a check to:

Development Office
Los Angeles Arboretum Foundation
301 N. Baldwin Ave.
Arcadia, CA 91007

Plan Your Donation

You may find that a planned gift will allow you to make a more substantial contribution to the Arboretum than you may have thought possible.  A planned gift can have major tax advantages for you and your loved ones.  For a few examples of planned gifts, click here.

Estate Gifts

By naming the Arboretum as a beneficiary in your estate plans through a will, trust, retirement plan, or insurance policy, you help sustain the gardens for future generations.

Match Your Donation

Many employers will match your donations to the Los Angeles Arboretum Foundation dollar-for-dollar, including monthly pledges.  Simply request a matching gift form from your company’s human resources office and fill it out to initiate the match. For information, contact Ivonne Escobedo, Membership Manager at 626.821.3233 or

Memorial & Tributes

The Los Angeles Arboretum Foundation offers a variety of lasting and meaningful ways to honor someone special while providing important financial support to the Arboretum.  For details about tributes and memorials, click here.

Give to the Arboretum Library

New or used books and other reading materials are always welcome. Donations that do not fit into our collection or duplicate items we already own are sold at the Library’s Book Sales to raise funds for new purchases. When a book is donated to the library a special arboretum bookplate with the donor’s name will be included within the book.

Donations made to the Los Angeles Arboretum Foundation L.A.A.F (TaxID# 95-1582650) are tax-deductible. You will receive a receipt for your donation.

Thank You!

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Phone: 626.821.3222

301 N. Baldwin Ave, Arcadia, CA, 91007

Site Design by Kirk Projects