Tribute & Memorial Gifts

Tribute & Memorial Gifts

Cheekwood is proud to offer Tribute & Memorial Gifts to help commemorate and remember the most important moments and people in your life. Whether you would like to give in celebration of a birthday, marriage or retirement, or in honor or memory of a loved one, we will work with you to find the most meaningful and unique tribute.

With every gift, Cheekwood sends an acknowledgment to the honoree or designee notifying them of the contribution.

Tribute & Memorial Gifts at Cheekwood are fully tax deductible. For further assistance, please contact the Cheekwood Development Department at development@cheekwood.org or 615-353-6994.

A contribution of any amount can be designated to:

Keep Cheekwood Blooming (Operating Support)

Howe Garden Endowment

Permanent Endowment Fund

Cheekwood Education & Outreach Programs

Flowering Tribute

With a donation of $100, seasonal flowers will be planted in the Bradford Robinson Color Garden.

Blooming Bed Dedications

Support seasonal plantings at Cheekwood during Cheekwood in Bloom, Summertime, or Cheekwood Harvest.  Donors and honorees are recognized inside Cheekwood’s Visitor Services Center.

$250 – Provides plantings for one season in the Bradford Robinson Color Garden.

$500 – Provides plantings for one season in the Bradford Robinson Color Garden. Honoree and donor are recognized on a personalized plaque placed in a ten-foot area of plantings within the garden.

Garden Benches & Picnic Tables

$3,500 – a dedicated picnic table with a personalized plaque will be placed within Cheekwood’s grounds at location determined by you and the Cheekwood staff.

Picnic tables will remain dedicated for the lifetime of the structure, approximately 5 years.

$5,000 – a dedicated teak garden bench with a personalized plaque will be placed within Cheekwood’s gardens at a location determined by you and the Cheekwood staff.

Limited quantity.  Garden benches will remain dedicated for the lifetime of the structure, approximately 5 years. 

Planters

$5,000 – a permanent planter with personalized plaque will be displayed and continuously plated throughout the year within one of Cheekwood’s gardens.

Limited quantity.  Planters will remain dedicated for the lifetime of the structure, approximately 10 years.

Bracken Foundation Children’s Garden Pavers

Provide endowment support for the Bracken Foundation Children’s Garden

$5,000 – a personalized paver will be placed in the Bracken Foundation Children’s Garden

$10,000 – an expanded personalized paver will be in the Bracken Foundation Children’s Garden

Tribute Trees

$10,000 – a personalized bronze and stone plaque will be installed in front of a tree chosen by you and the Cheekwood staff.

The dedication will remain with the tree for its lifetime. 

Make a Dedication

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