The Benefits of Community Partnership

Become a Community Partner of The North Carolina Arboretum in Asheville, and share the Arboretum’s journey to a healthier, more vibrant, and more responsible community.

The Arboretum is recognized as a destination for national and regional visitors, as well as local residents, seeking quality exhibits and a unique experience in the Asheville area, whether exploring the Arboretum’s gardens and trails, gaining new knowledge at an exhibit or special event weekend, or participating in educational programs.

A strategic engagement with The North Carolina Arboretum honors the natural beauty and heritage of the region and provides endless opportunities for enrichment, while also furthering your business or organizational objectives.

A Community Partnership with The North Carolina Arboretum Society, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, offers the following benefits:

  • Increasing your civic profile through association with a premiere attraction with 500,000 visitors each year
  • Maximizing your company’s exposure and benefits through Arboretum-associated marketing and public relations efforts
  • Enhancing brand awareness
  • Expanding community involvement with a loyal Arboretum audience.

Please see the chart at the bottom of the page for a complete listing of the marketing and other benefits available to Community Partners of The North Carolina Arboretum.

Focusing Your Community Partnership

Are you interested in maximizing your marketing efforts? The North Carolina Arboretum offers many ways to align your business’s interests with the Arboretum’s 500,000+ annual visitors and 17,000+ members. In addition to Arboretum-wide sponsorship benefits and recognition, Community Partners often focus their attention and exposure on particular aspects of the Arboretum’s operations and programs that best align their business interests and activities. These include:

  • Exhibits
  • Educational Programs for Youth and Adults
  • Member Programs and Special Events
  • Volunteer Programs
  • Greenhouses and Gardens
  • Trailheads, Trails and Garden Walks
  • Media and Publications
  • In-kind Support.

The Arboretum’s staff is always available to explore specific ideas with you.

Let's Get Started!

Ready to have your business be associated with one of the most sought-out destinations in western North Carolina? Please contact Erin Adams, Corporate and Foundation Relations Manager at (828) 665-2492, ext. 225 or