Help us keep Governors Island vibrant!

Make a donation

The Friends of Governors Island raises nearly 75% of the funding needed to care for the Island’s green space, a joyful escape for all New Yorkers – at a time when they need it the most. Help us ensure that this oasis can continue to bring joy to our city, now and in the future. Make a donation today!

Give a gift that keeps on giving

Adopt a piece of Governors Island for a friend or loved one. Gifts include personalized certificates, Governors Island memberships, commemorative plaques and more. Learn more about adoption opportunities.

Become a member

Members enjoy great perks like free ferry rides, discounts at favorite Island eateries and activities, invitations to exclusive events and more! Sign up for membership.


Governors Island relies on volunteers to keep this incredible public space welcoming and beautiful for all. Whether it’s maintaining our landscapes or welcoming visitors, there are many ways to lend a hand.

Bring your Company to the Island

We welcome corporate partners to plan fun and rejuvenating events on the Island, take part in impactful team-building volunteer activities, and sponsor the Island’s popular events and programs.