Considering a Membership
How do I become a member?
Memberships are available to purchase online, at the front desk at the Botanical Garden or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
How long does it take to receive my digital membership card?
Digital membership cards will arrive via email provided. Your membership is activated as soon as the purchase is made. If it has been more than 2 weeks since your order and you have not received your digital card, please contact email@example.com. *Details below on how to download your digital membership card.
Managing a Membership
Can I change the name on my membership after purchase?
Yes, if you wish to change the name on your card, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
When will my membership expire?
Your expiration date is printed on your digital membership card. Memberships are valid for one year from the month you purchased it. Email email@example.com or call 515.323.6265 if you have questions about your expiration date.
How can I upgrade my membership?
Memberships may be upgraded at any time by paying the difference between the current level and the higher level. Upgrades do not change the expiration date. Please visit the Garden, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 515.323.6265 to upgrade.
How do I cancel my membership?
You may discontinue your membership at any time by emailing email@example.com. Membership fees are nonrefundable.
What is the tax deductibility of memberships?
We have not provided any goods or services in consideration for this gift that exceed the safe harbor limits. Therefore, the entire amount of your contribution may be deductible for income tax purposes. However, IRS regulations state that a canceled check may not be sufficient to substantiate a donation for this amount. Please keep your membership acknowledgment with your tax records for substantiation. Federal Tax ID: 42-0540765
Gifting a Membership
How can I give a gift membership?
You may purchase a gift membership online, at the front desk at the Botanical Garden or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Do you send membership materials directly to the gift recipient?
All membership materials are mailed directly to the recipient at the address provided. This will be the first notice they receive about the gift unless you share the news with them first (we do not send email notifications).
Do you have a flexible start date on gift memberships?
No, the gift membership is valid for one year from the month it is purchased.
Digital Membership Cards FAQ
How do I add the digital membership card to my iPhone?
Access the email from your smartphone and click the “Download” button, then click “Add to Wallet” and “Add.” The card will automatically go to your iPhone’s Apple Wallet. It can be accessed in Wallet at any time.
How do I add the digital membership card to my Android phone?
Android users need to download Wallet Passes from Google Play. After you have the app, access the email from your smartphone and click “Download” in the membership email, and the card will automatically go to your Wallet Passes app, where it can be accessed at any time.
I’d prefer not to use this digital membership card. What should I do?
Please contact email@example.com to request physical card.
I don’t have a mobile phone. What can I do?
Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for a physical card.
I have a question about my membership benefits.
Please visit dmbotanicalgarden.com/membership for a list of benefits or contact email@example.com.
My name is spelled wrong or my membership level is incorrect.
Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include your full name, phone number and update request.
My family member is on this membership account also. How can she/he receive the card?
For Android users, navigate to the back of the card (click the small “i” on the front) and use the “Share Pass” button to send the card to your secondary member. For iPhone users, you will find the share icon at the top right of the Digital Card.
I downloaded my card, but I can’t find it.
If you have an iPhone, the card will automatically download to Apple Wallet. Check the app for your new card (scroll through any cards that are already there–it may be hiding!). If you have an Android, you’ll need to download Wallet Passes from the Play Store prior to downloading the card.