Leadership Friends Program

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The Leadership Friends program recognizes your generous philanthropic support and aims to enhance your connection to nature through exclusive events and outings.

Our Leadership Friends provide funds to help safeguard our land and habitat, protect and research our birds and animals, and teach and inspire the next generation of conservationists through advocacy, education, and nature camps.

Choose your level of participation—Guardian, President's Circle, and Founder's Circle.


Guardian - $750

All the benefits of a Patron membership, including a year’s subscription to our quarterly member newsletter plus

  • Quarterly Leadership Friends newsletter
  • Invitation to Audubon Insights, an annual briefing by key staff on priority Mass Audubon Initiatives.

President's Circle - $1,250

All benefits of a Mass Audubon Guardian membership, plus

  • Invitations to exclusive naturalist outings and other special events
  • Invitation to our annual Summer Garden Party and Winter Open House events
  • Recognition in our Annual Report

Founder’s Circle - $2,500

All benefits of a President's Circle membership, plus

  • Advance notice of the President’s Natural History Tours
  • Special invitation to Mass Audubon’s Annual Meeting Reception
  • Recognition in the Annual Report at the corresponding level:

    Bronze: $2,500-$4,999
    Silver: $5,000-$9,999
    Gold: $10,000-$24,999
    Platinum: $25,000+

Be a Visionary

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Visionaries are those members who provide $2,500+ in annual operating support for Mass Audubon's general operations or operating support of a particular sanctuary or program. These contributions give Mass Audubon the flexibility to carry out our ambitious mission with confidence and creativity.

To thank those donors who choose to make operating gifts, we are pleased to offer these additional benefits:

  • Special recognition as a Visionary in the Annual Report
  • Family & Friends day at a sanctuary of donor's choice (upon request)