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Leon Levy Foundation Gift

Project kick-off reception with the Leon Levy Foundation at Michael Van Valkenburgh Associates Inc, the landscape design partner for BBG’s new Water Garden and Water Conservation Project.

BBG Announces $7.5M Leon Levy Foundation Gift for Campaign for the Next Century

April 2011

The Leon Levy Foundation, led by philanthropist Shelby White, has pledged its support of BBG’s Campaign for the Next Century with a gift of $7.5 million, the largest contribution by a living donor in the institution’s 100-year history. The gift will help support a suite of projects and initiatives that affects virtually every part of the Garden and will extend well beyond its borders, collectively comprising the most ambitious set of enhancements since the Garden’s founding. View the full press release here.

Green Facts

The Garden is working to save water, and you can too. The average New York home wastes as much as 11,000 gallons of water each year—that’s 30 gallons a day!