Invest in the Emerald Necklace Parks

There are many ways to contribute to the important work of the Emerald Necklace Conservancy.

  • The Emerald Fund makes possible all of our activities, and advances our work wherever the need is greatest.
  • The Justine Mee Liff Fund supports restoration and capital improvements throughout the Emerald Necklace.
  • The Olmsted Tree Society manages the care of more than 8,000 trees in the Emerald Necklace.

Through the financial support of individuals like you, we fulfill our mission to restore our parks, increase access, and engage our community with these landmarked spaces. Thank you!

Emerald Fund Giving Levels

The Conservancy is grateful for contributions of all sizes. Donors at the following levels will receive special recognition:

Maple: $100 – $499
Recognition in the Conservancy’s Annual Report, subscription to the Emerald Necklace eNews and a copy of the Conservancy’s Annual Report

Willow: $500 – $999
A set of Emerald Necklace note cards, plus the above benefit

The 1882 Society

The 1882 Society is named on honor of the construction date of the H.H. Richardson-designed building that houses the Shattuck Visitor Center. It recognizes the committed group of donors who contribute $1,000 or more to The Emerald Fund within the fiscal year. Members of the 1882 Society, in addition to the above recognition, will receive the benefits listed below.

Beech: $1,000 – $2,499
An invitation to the Conservancy’s Speaker Series, featuring remarks from a thought leader in the field, plus the above benefits

Hickory: $2,500 – $4,999
A Friends & Family Volunteer Day in the parks for up to 30 people, plus the above benefits

Sycamore: $5,000 – $9,999
A guided tour of an Emerald Necklace park for up to 30 people, plus the above benefits

Red Oak: $10,000+
A guided tour and luncheon for up to 6 people, hosted by the Conservancy President, plus the above benefits

To Donate:

1. Donate online using the secure form at left
2. Call our office at 617.522.2700, or
3. Mail a check to:

Emerald Necklace Conservancy
125 The Fenway
Boston, MA 02115
(Please make check payable to “Emerald Necklace Conservancy”)

Additional Ways of Giving:
Donor Advised Fund
Matching Gifts
Gifts of Stock
Institutional Partnerships
Planned Giving

Become a monthly sustaining member:
Help make a difference all year. Sign up today and your donation will be automatically processed from your credit or debit card each month.

Make a gift in honor or memory of:
To make a donation online in honor or in memory of someone, complete the giving form at left and check the Tribute Gift box, and you will be prompted to enter the honoree’s name.

Contact us:
For more information, please call 617.522.2700 or email Veronika Trufanova, Director of Development & External Relations, at

Donor Bill of Rights

The Emerald Necklace Conservancy is a public charity under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Your donation is tax-deductible in the United States to the full extent allowed by law. The Conservancy’s tax ID is 04-3414988.