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What is Cheekwood Society?

Cheekwood Society is an important group of donors who provide vital support to Cheekwood’s annual fund.

Cheekwood Society contributions ensure that the institution continues to nurture the spirit through excellence in art and horticulture and serve as inspiration for a diverse and broad audience.


What does Cheekwood Society fund?

Gifts through Cheekwood Society provide the greatest impact to Cheekwood by keeping our gates open and our gardens blooming for nearly 400,000 annual visitors. Contributions directly fund:



World-class art exhibitions and installations.



High-quality educational and family programming, including free visits for thousands of school children annually.



Thirteen distinct gardens, including 250,000 spring-blooming bulbs.



Engaging public programming for all ages, including year-round festivals that celebrate the four seasons.

As a Cheekwood Society donor, your philanthropy expands our reach, enriches each visitor experience, and helps preserve Cheekwood for all to enjoy.

Cheekwood Society Benefits

Join Cheekwood Society or Renew your Support

Explore all the ways to get involved with Cheekwood:

  • The 1929 Club: Supports Historic Initiatives & Endowment
  • Family Society: Supports the Care and Maintenance of the Bracken Foundation Children’s Garden
  • Corporate Friends: Corporate Sponsorships
  • Council of Contemporaries: Young Professionals
  • Fall for Cheekwood: Family Benefit for Free School Tours
  • Additional Opportunities
    • The Homer Gibbs Legacy Society
    • Celebration, Tribute, & Memorial Gifts
    • Special Projects, including exhibitions, installations, and capital improvements
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Hilary Chiang

Director of Development

[email protected]


Ways to Give

Gifts can be made by check, credit card, or gift of stock.

Cheekwood Estate & Gardens is a 501(c)3 not-for-profit organization. Our EIN is 62-0627921.
Cheekwood Society donors receive many benefits, including invitations to receptions and openings; exclusive access to staff and artists; and among other advantages, a portion of your gift is tax deductible.
Gifts to Cheekwood may be claimed as charitable contributions in the year of the donation. Donors wishing to make their contribution fully deductible for tax purposes should decline in writing all Cheekwood Society benefits at the time of the contribution.
Cheekwood Society donors provide vital support for the Cheekwood of today and tomorrow. Thank you for your generosity
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