Thank you for your interest in supporting the Garden Club of Virginia. The Garden Club of Virginia is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization established in 1920, and is Virginia’s oldest environmental organization. Contributions are tax deductible and support the conservation of Virginia’s natural resources and the funding of major restorations of landscapes and historic gardens.

How is the GCV serving Virginia?


How can you support the GCV?The GCV restores historic landscapes and public gardens across Virginia and supports environmental projects in communities across the state, as it has for 93 years. Currently, GCV members are preserving habitats, promoting waterway health, and decreasing river bank erosion at sites along the James, Rappahannock, Maury, Nansemond, Potomac, Lynnhaven and Elizabeth Rivers. The GCV partners with Monticello to restore Jefferson’s mountaintop landscape, and plans are underway to begin garden restorations at Belmont in Fredericksburg. Continuing projects include: Poplar Forest in Lynchburg, Green Spring in Alexandria and the historic Henry County Courthouse in Martinsville. 

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Annual Fund - provides unrestricted funds for the operation of the club.

Conservation Fund - funds the Bessie Bocock Carter Conservation Award, the Conservation and Environmental Studies Fellowship, and other Club conservation projects.

Restoration Fund - used with proceeds from HGW to restore landscapes and gardens of historical significance around Virginia.

Endowment - provides a portion of the GCV's operating expenses and significant needs for the Kent-Valentine House.


For more information about the Garden Club of Virginia, please contact Executive Director Lynn McCashin by phone at 804-643-4128 or by email at Your generous gifts encourage and strengthen the Garden Club of Virginia.

Additional Resources

Description of Funds
IRS 990 Tax Returns 2008200920102011
Gift Acceptance Policy
Donor’s Bill of Rights