We need your help. Support The Plant by volunteering, taking a tour of our facility, or attending our special events. For organizations and individuals looking to provide additional support, we accept in-kind or monetary donations through Plant Chicago, NFP, an Illinois-registered non-profit organization.Donations can be made through PayPal or checks made payable to Plant Chicago, NFP.
Plant Chicago, NFP has a fiscal sponsorship agreement with Resources Center, a 501(c)3 specializing in materials recycling and urban farming for more than 30 years. The agreement says Resource Center will monitor Plant Chicago finances and to ensure compliance with federal law until we receive our own exemption from the IRS.
Learn more about Plant Chicago and see what our upcoming plans are for the year, including our educational programming and sustainable growing research.
For in-kind donations, we are always looking for items to use for various projects. Our current wish list is as follows:
- Netbook (small computer)
- LED or induction grow light fixtures
- Aquarium pumps and filters
- Metal shelving
- Large plastic storage totes (such as Rubbermaid bins)
- Restaurant-size, commercial grade salad spinner
- Dehumidifiers and fans
- Straw bales
- Gardening tools
- Hardwood sawdust & wood chips
- Food-grade 5 gallon buckets
- Agribon or other row-cover material for outdoor growing
However you contribute, Thank you!