At a time when New Yorkers need parks and open space more than ever, Governors Island needs support from members to help us care for the Island and make it a welcoming place for everyone. Plus, members get great perks like free ferry rides, discounts at favorite Island eateries and activities, invitations to exclusive events and more! Join today!
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.
Connect with us
Follow us on Twitter and Instagram, and like us on Facebook. You can even follow the adventures of the Island’s working dogs on Instagram.
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.