Corporate and Foundation Support
The generous and continuing support of corporations, businesses, and foundations is essential to Friends of the High Line’s ability to operate and maintain the High Line. Each year, a growing number of funders support Friend of the High Line through sponsorship, grants, public-facing activations, and corporate membership.
Corporate Membership at Friends of the High Line provides your company, executives, employees, and clients with access to exceptional benefits, including prominent recognition, invitations to donor events and tours, and engaging volunteer opportunities.
To learn more about the many benefits of Corporate Membership, please download our Corporate Membership Brochure.
To join as a Corporate Member, please contact Kristen Gelinas, Manager of Corporate Development & Sponsorship, at
(212) 206-9922 or email@example.com.
High-visibility sponsorship opportunities are available for the High Line’s most important initiatives and programs. Please consider the following options as a starting point for further discussion, as we will gladly work to create a partnership that is tailored to your company’s priorities.
To inquire about sponsorship opportunities, please contact Kristen Gelinas, Manager of Corporate Development & Sponsorship, at (212) 206-9922 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sponsorship opportunities include, but are not limited to:
The High Line’s year-round platform for horticulture and sustainability
- High Line Spring Cutback
The High Line’s largest and most important horticultural undertaking of the year, and our greatest need for corporate volunteers
- High Line Community Engagement
A program that seeks to build new opportunities for underserved local residents to participate in the life of the park, including events for teens, job training and employment opportunities with Friends of the High Line, and hands-on horticulture experience alongside High Line gardeners
- High Line Art
A program that commissions and produces temporary, site-specific public art projects on and around the High Line, often on view for a full year
- High Line Kids
Drop-in family programming and events, including weekly programs during the summer months
- High Line Live!
Dynamic live performances and participatory activities, including monthly salsa dance nights during the summer months
- High Line Food
Food-related programs and collaborations with the park’s innovative and sustainable food vendors, who operate daily on the High Line in the spring, summer, and fall
- High Line Volunteers
A program of wide-ranging volunteer opportunities, including greeting and engaging park visitors, leading guided walking tours, and tending plans alongside High Line gardeners
- High Line Tours & Talks
Free and low-cost guided walking tours and public talks led by experts in the fields of design, history, architecture, art, and horticulture
- High Line Education
Educational programs serving more than 3,000 students and chaperones a year through guided field trips, afterschool programs, teaching artist residencies, and school partnerships
Participate in Friends of the High Line’s fundraising events, work with Friends of the High Line to develop a public-facing corporate activation on the High Line, or host your next private event in one of the High Line’s stunning event spaces
Foundations provide a vital part of Friends of the High Line's annual budget and can be dedicated to Friends of the High Line and High Line operations or to any of the public and community programs described above.
If you are a representative of a foundation and are interested in supporting the High Line, please contact Paul Heckler, Manager of Foundation & Government Support, at
(212) 206-9922 or
Capital Support and Naming Opportunities
Significant naming opportunities are available for unique design and planting features on the High Line. Friends of the High Line's capital campaign makes the full realization of the High Line's design a reality, and capital campaign supporters may receive donor recognition in conjunction with these special features.
For additional information on Capital Support and Naming Opportunities, please contact Tara Morris, Vice President of Development, at (212) 206-9922 or email@example.com.