98% of the High Line’s Operating Budget Comes From Friends Like You

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How You Can Support The High Line

Be A Member

As a member, you will sustain the park year-round, and receive great members-only benefits and access.

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Give Monthly

Join the Highliners with a monthly pledge and become part of the special circle of friends who keep the park thriving every day.

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Your donation will allow us to keep the High Line beautiful, clean and welcoming for each visitor.

High Line Council

High Line Council members are visionary supporters who carry the High Line forward. Members are honored for their leadership with special benefits and recognition.

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Gift Membership

Give the gift of High Line membership, and give a friend a season filled with great benefits and member-only opportunities.

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Foundation and Government Support

Institutional support is critical to our ability to care for the High Line’s incredible landscapes. Dedicated grant funding for our educational and community-based programs, and public art ensures the park remains a vital cultural and educational resource for all members of our diverse community—serving hundreds of thousands of New Yorkers annually.

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Corporate Support

The High Line is an incredible platform for corporations looking to create a high-visibility partnership that advances marketing and/or philanthropic goals. From developing a marketing activation to sponsoring an existing High Line initiative, there are numerous opportunities for collaboration.

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Special Events

Come celebrate with us and help ensure the High Line’s future! All proceeds directly go to the High Line’s operations, programming, and public art.

Additional events are available throughout the year. For general event-related information please contact Patrick Carter, Events Coordinator.


Campaign for the High Line

The Campaign for the High Line raises funds for the construction of the High Line, as well as our endowment, which secures the High Line’s long-term financial sustainability. We are pleased to offer recognition opportunities on the High Line for leadership gifts to the Campaign. To learn more about the Campaign, please contact Sanaya Kaufman.


Stock, Honorary or Legacy Giving

To make a gift of stock, give a gift in honor or memory of a loved one, or learn more about giving through your will or estate, please contact our Director of Individual Giving, Sanaya Kaufman.


How You Sustain The Park


Allow us to hire and equip the gardeners who keep the High Line’s landscape healthy and to replace plants as needed


Pay for the staff and supplies needed for trash removal, cleaning of restrooms, stairways and other park facilities

Visitor Services

Welcome visitors to the park with our High Line Rangers on-site, and public outreach about the High Line and all our activities and events


Make repairs on park infrastructure like lighting, benches, walkways, and park equipment

High Line Art

Allow us to bring exciting and engaging site-specific art installations and performances to the High Line


Provide field trips, educational activities, and more for school children, and programs for visitors of all ages and interests

Campaign for the High Line

Empowers us to transform the once-abandoned structure into a beautiful and innovative public amenity, and secures the High Line’s long-term financial security with a strong endowment

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Who Are The Friends of the High Line?

Friends of the High Line was founded as a community effort, uniting a diverse group of neighbors and visionaries, artists and friends around a common vision: saving the High Line, and transforming it into an incredible public open space.

Today, our role has evolved. Friends of the High Line now serves as the conservancy for the High Line, providing 98% of the park’s operating budget. But one thing hasn’t changed: The High Line still depends on a diverse group of people from across our city and around the world to come together to care for our park in the sky. As a member, you will enter this special circle of friends, and join with those who first brought this incredible public park to life.

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