Support Your Garden

Portland Japanese Garden is an independent 501(c)3 charitable nonprofit organization and relies on contributions from individuals, corporations, and foundations to cover approximately one-third of the cost of its operation. Your contributions allow us to advance our mission to: Inspire Harmony and Peace.

We are grateful to those who have already given generously to the Garden. For a list of donors acknowledged in the latest issue of The Garden Path, please see here.

Areas of Support

There are several ways to give a donation, learn how:

Area of Greatest Need

Help sustain the Garden and its many programs throughout the year.


Arts and Culture

Support art exhibitions, traditional cultural festivals, and demonstrations and performances of the many garden-related arts.



Honor a friend or family member by making a gift in support of Portland Japanese Garden.


Garden Upkeep

Help maintain our beautiful gardens for generations to come.



611 SW Kingston Ave.
Portland, Oregon 97205


Director of Philanthropy, Claire Eisenfeld at 503-542-0281 or via email.

The Garden’s Federal Tax ID number (EIN) is 93-0511171.

Another great way to support Portland Japanese Garden is through an IRA Distribution or a gift of appreciated stock. Full information for making gifts of stock to Portland Japanese Garden (also known as the Japanese Garden Society of Oregon) is here. 

Portland Japanese Garden has earned the Candid GuideStar Platinum Transparency Seal: A Symbol of Trust and Accountability. The Platinum Seal signifies our dedication to providing comprehensive and accurate information about our organization, empowering you to make informed decisions and reinforcing our pledge to openness, integrity, and accountability.