About Us

Thank you for considering a gift to the UC Botanical Garden. Garden and UC representatives are available to assist you in navigating the many giving options and structuring a gift that is right for you.

Tax ID Number

The UC Botanical Garden is a unit of the University of California, operating under the tax id of the UC Regents: 94-6002123

Matching Gift Information

Maximize your contribution by participating in your employer’s matching gift program. The Garden qualifies as a recipient of support from many companies including those that only give to educational organizations as we operate under the auspices of the UC Regents.

Gifts of Appreciated Securities

Gifts of appreciated securities offer a number of advantages over a cash gift. To make arrangements for your gift or to ask questions please contact:
UC Berkeley Senior Gift Steward
Phone: (510) 642-6791
Fax: (510) 643-6770
E-mail: givesecurities@berkeley.edu

Gift Planning

A planned gift may enable you to make a more significant gift than you thought possible while at the same time allowing you to achieve your financial, philanthropic, and estate planning goals. Please let us know if you have named the Garden as a beneficiary of your estate or if you would like help with options. (510) 643-2937

Memorial and Honorary Gifts

A memorial gift can help perpetuate the values and ideals that guided someone’s life. Honorary gifts commemorate a significant event or someone who is still living. Families of those so honored will be notified of your gift; the amount, however, remains a private matter. The Garden offers a variety of ways to make your tribute.

Click the link below to learn more about Tribute Gifts to the Garden

Click HERE to make an online tribute gift.

IRA Charitable Rollover

Individuals age 70½ or over can make gifts of up to $100,000 directly from their IRAs to the Garden without having to report the distribution as taxable income on their income tax return so long as thecertain restrictions are met. Please contact your tax advisor for more information regarding tax status of the gift. Please contact the following campus officials for IRA gift instructions.

Cash Gifts from your IRA:
Rebecca De Kalb, J.D.
Gift Planning Officer
Office of Gift Planning, University Relations

Phone: (510) 643-9702
E-mail: rdekalb@berkeley.edu

Stock Gifts from your IRA:

UC Berkeley Senior Gift Steward
Phone: (510) 642-6791
Fax: (510) 643-6770
E-mail: givesecurities@berkeley.edu


Click the link below to give online today

Honor/Memorial Gifts

Checks should be made payable to UC Regents.

Mail donations to:
Development Director
UC Botanical Garden
200 Centennial Drive
Berkeley, CA 94720-5045


Paul Licht
Garden Director
(510) 643-8999

Nadean Lindberg
Development Director
(510) 643-2937

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