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Donation Benefits

Friends of The Domes

The Friends of The Domes is a nonprofit 501(c)3 organization. We directly channel resources that make possible many of the educational, scientific and cultural programs held at this very special and unique community landmark.

FOD Mission
The Friends of the Domes mission is to promote and support the Mitchell Park Horticultural Conservatory (the "Domes") and surrounding park by creating and enhancing the visitor experience of this globally significant urban destination.

FOD Vision
By sharing our appreciation and understanding of habitats that sustain our world, we foster an environment where everyone can experience unique worldwide plant collections in a natural setting.

Mail-in Donations

Download to donate by mail or to direct your donation to specifically support:

  • Animal Sponsorship
  • Conservatory Plant Collection
  • Education Scholarship Fund
  • Education Center Programming
  • Facility Support


Contact Friends of The Domes at: 414-257-5608.

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Your Domes Donation is

Tax Deductible

Donations are tax deductible and go directly to education programming and improvement of this unique Milwaukee treasure.

Giving Forward

Our Mitchell Park Domes are the world's only conoidal glass houses in existence! As the Friends of the Domes, we are committed to not only helping with repairs to the current facility, but also to a future for the Mitchell Park Horticultural Conservatory, whether it is a full repair of the Domes or a new conservatory to take us into the future.

A Message of Support


Donate from our AMAZON WISH LIST to help us furnish and supply the newly remodeled Education Center.

By giving you are sending a message of support for keeping a world-class horticultural conservatory in Milwaukee.