Your support for MPA engages people in nature, builds community and inspires future generations. Become part of the community of people that has created and sustained this remarkable place.

The Arboretum receives no tax dollars and charges no entrance fee. Your support is vital to sustaining our outdoor education programs, native habitats, trails, public facilities, and events that have made the Arboretum so important to our community. Please consider making a tax-deductible gift, above and beyond your membership dues.

Donate Securely Online

Our secure PayPal payment system accepts credit card, debit cards, and PayPal accounts. Click the button below to make an unrestricted donation. Want to make a donation in honor of someone? Click here.

Click the link to Donate to our Interpretive Program (exhibits & signs) and support interactive learning for people of all ages that inspires nature appreciation, exploration and stewardship. 

Donate to our Discovery Tours and help kids learn about nature on guided outdoor educational walks.

If you would prefer to write a check, download our mailable donation form. Checks can be made out to “MPA” and mailed to:
Mount Pisgah Arboretum
34901 Frank Parrish Road
Eugene OR 97405

Contributions to Mount Pisgah Arboretum are tax deductible. IRS ID#23-7345974

John Hartman Memorial Bench Fund

Click above to donate to John’s Memorial Bench Fund

Freeman Rowe Memorial Bench Fund

Freeman Rowe was a beloved professor, Arboretum supporter, and a founder of the Arboretum’s two annual festivals. Friends of Freeman are fundraising for a memorial bench at the Arboretum. To donate to the bench fund, click on the button below.

Honor a friend/family member

Whether celebrating a wedding, anniversary or birthday, or marking a loved one’s passing, commemorative donations are a thoughtful and meaningful gesture. An “In honor of . . . ” or “In memory of . . .” commemoration will appear in the Arboretum’s quarterly newsletter, and we will send a note to the recipient of the commemoration (or the family thereof) to inform them of your gift if you wish.

If making a commemorative donation online, please follow these steps:

1) Click the yellow “Donate” button below
2) Enter your donation amount
3) Enter your contact information and payment information
4) Click “Review Donation and Continue”
5) On the “Please review your donation” page, click the blue “Add special instructions to the seller” line.
6) Type “In honor of …” or “In memory of…” and the name of the person you are commemorating. Optional: Include a name and mailing address for the person you want to be informed of your gift.

Here are some additional ways that you can support the Arboretum!

Register your credit or debit cards with eScrip, and you can donate while you do your regular shopping! Market of Choice, our biggest local participant in the program, donates 2% of your purchases back to Mount Pisgah Arboretum when you use your card at the checkout stand. This program works for many other merchants as well, including online shopping. A full list of participating businesses is available at Just type in “Mount Pisgah Arboretum” when you sign up online. (We’re group ID #155600067, or you can search by name or zip code.) It’s a great way to give back with your daily errands!

Fill up with earth-friendly, Oregon-made renewable biofuels at SeQuential Biofuels. It’s just a hop, skip, and a jump from Mount Pisgah Arboretum at 86714 McVay Highway, near LCC campus. SeQuential will give the Arboretum 5 cents for every gallon of gas you buy, and 5% of every store purchase. Every car can use SeQuential gas, no conversion is required, and their prices are competitive. Just tell the attendant that you would like to support Mount Pisgah Arboretum when you fill up!