Business & Corporate Support

Show your positive community spirit and boost your visibility as a Tyler Arboretum business partner. Your partnership shows that you value education and protecting the environment. Your support shows your social responsibility and care for our Earth. You can build brand loyalty, enhance your image, and reach your target audience.

Opportunities to Support Tyler Arboretum

Sponsorship – of events, temporary exhibits, or public programs help us protect and share our natural lands and gardens. The Arboretum offers many opportunities to learn and experience nature in all its beauty and wonder.

Fundraising Special Events
• Pancake Breakfast & Maple Sugaring Celebration – February
• Plant Sale – May
• Tyler at Twilight – June
• Pumpkin Days – October

Temporary Exhibits
• Gateways to Nature – 2019
• Big Bugs – 2017 and 2001
• Sit a Spell – 2012
• Totally Terrific Treehouses – 2008 and 2009

• School Field Trips
• Summer Camp
• Family Programs
• Care for our trees, landscapes, trails, and treehouses

Annual Fund Gifts

Your contributions to Tyler’s Annual Fund help us connect children and adults to the wonders of nature by supporting outreach and care of these precious 650 acres of green space.

Matching Gifts

You can match gifts made by your employees and retirees to show your support for their giving interests and our shared community.


Tyler Arboretum and its facilities are ideal for corporate events, meetings, or retreats. We can offer 17 miles of trails, meadows, and beautiful gardens to explore as part of your visit. For information, fees, and availability, please call Brian Prato, Special Events & Rentals Manager, at 610-566-9134, ext. 210 or by email to

Pennsylvania Education Improvement Tax Credit (EITC)

Connecting children to nature is at the heart of what we do. If your business would like to support school field trips to Tyler, and receive a tax credit, we hope you will consider enrolling in the EITC program. The new business application cycle opens each year on July 1.


We value the contributions volunteers make to Tyler Arboretum each year. In 2018, over 250 volunteers gave 11,000 hours of work valued at $280,315. You can offer meaningful volunteer opportunities for your employees for specific workday projects or special events at Tyler. To discuss dates and projects, please call Julia Lo Ehrhardt, Community Outreach Manager, at 610-566-9134, ext. 305, or email to

We welcome groups of volunteers from local businesses and from alumni groups, churches, and civic and social organizations. No experience necessary! For more information, click here.

We also encourage you to support individual employees to give their time and talents to Tyler Arboretum.

Recent Volunteer Groups supporting Tyler include:
Boy Scouts of America
Neumann University
Penn State Brandywine
Penncrest Highschool
SAP America
Villanova University
Williamson College of the Trades

For more information on these opportunities, please contact:

Mary Beth Jackson, Development Director
610-566-9134, ext. 206

Tyler Arboretum is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit. Federal Identification Number is 23-1417540.

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