Giving

It’s thanks to people like you in our community that all of this is possible.

There’s more than one way to give at Blandford Nature Center.

Donations

Blandford Nature Center is an independent non-profit which means that we do not receive any tax funding. All of our support comes from program fees, memberships, annual donations, corporate gifts, awarded grants and sponsorships.

General Donations

Your generosity helps support our operations so we can maintain trails, conduct building maintenance, host land stewardship projects, and more. Support our mission as we engage and empower our community through enriching experiences in nature for years to come!

Sponsorships

Sponsoring an animal is just one way to help us care for our animals and provide educational programming.

View our Wishlist

Donating new or gently used items is an excellent way to make an important contribution to Blandford Nature Center. Looking for ideas on what to donate? Click below to see a list of items that we’d find helpful.

Join our Acorns to Oaks Society

Thanks to our generous donors—like you—we are able to continue the legacy of our founder, Mary Jane Dockeray, into the future as we provide the environmental and education programming to visitors of every age and status.

Legacy gifts

The Circle of Stewards Legacy Society is for donors who want to create a philanthropic plan that goes beyond their lifetimes to benefit Blandford Nature Center’s future.

Blandford Gives Back

Blandford Nature Center is happy to support local community organizations’ fundraisers and school auction efforts. If eligibility is met, Blandford Nature Center will send a “Family 4-pack” of general admission passes. Only one request per organization will be awarded per year.