Wish List

Thank you for considering a gift to sustain and promote the legacy of Robert Allerton! While monetary gifts from our Friends of Allerton are critical to improving the Park, now you can also donate toward specific initiatives that YOU are most interested in supporting!

To make a donation in support of a specific item, please specify the item(s) under “Special Instructions” when you make your gift online. Or, contact Katie Walden at kmblacke@illinois.edu or 217-333-3287.

Click on the name of the area you are interested in supporting for a list of items that are most needed.

Building Maintenance

Community Outreach & Engagement

Formal Gardens


Natural Areas

Greenhouse Cafe & Visitor Center

Allerton Park and Retreat Center provides a rare opportunity to experience and appreciate nature, the arts, and history. Your contribution ensures that Allerton will continue to be enjoyed by generations to come.

To make a general donation to support Allerton, click here.