Botanic Gardens Conservation International
BGCI provides a global voice for all botanic gardens, championing and celebrating their inspiring work. We are the world's largest plant conservation network, open to all. Join us in helping to save the world's threatened plants.

BGCI Institution Members


Join BGCI today and become part of the world's largest network for plant conservation.

BGCI represents and supports botanic gardens worldwide. Most of our institutional members are botanic gardens, the core of BGCI. We are keen to enlist the support of other like-minded organisations and networks. Please join us.


Members receive a range of benefits including:

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All BGCI membership packages offer the same range of benefits. Annual membership fees are based on your institution's budget:

 Budget size

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More than US$2.25million


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US$1.5 to $2.25 million


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US$750,000 to $1.5 million


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US$100,000 to $750,000


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Below US$ 100,000*


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*Please note that this level of membership is normally reserved for institutions in developing regions of the world. 

For gardens able to provide additional support for global plant conservation, BGCI gratefully acknowledges gardens that join as a Patron Institution.  

If you would like further information on institution membership , including a formal fee invoice in  £’s sterling, US Dollars or Euros,  please contact us at or call Liz Smith on +44 (0)20 8332 5945.

Botanic gardens that do not pay an institutional membership fee but are included in the GardenSearch database are considered as Associates.

If you are looking for individual membership, please click here.