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Temporary Construction Alert: Please be advised that several areas on Governors Island will be impacted throughout September due to the installation of Charles Gaines’s “Moving Chains” and the Longines Global Champions Tour. Click here for details.

Temporary Construction Alert: Please be advised that several areas on Governors Island will be impacted throughout September due to the installation of Charles Gaines’s “Moving Chains” and the Longines Global Champions Tour. Click here for details.

Corporate Opportunities

Gov­er­nors Island offers an expan­sive plat­form for your com­pa­ny to strate­gi­cal­ly align with a vis­i­ble and unique pub­lic des­ti­na­tion in New York City. We under­stand that every com­pa­ny has dif­fer­ent objec­tives and invite you to explore the ways your com­pa­ny can demon­strate your com­mit­ment to open space, the envi­ron­ment, and the arts. 

Cor­po­rate Spon­sor­ships and Partnerships

  • Spon­sor­ship and part­ner­ship oppor­tu­ni­ties posi­tion your com­pa­ny along­side a thriv­ing pub­lic des­ti­na­tion with over 120 acres of open space with high­ly engaged and diverse visitors. 

Cor­po­rate Mem­ber­ship (Employ­ee Vol­un­teer Days)

  • Cor­po­rate Mem­ber­ship pro­vides you and your col­leagues with vol­un­teer oppor­tu­ni­ties and dis­count­ed cor­po­rate picnics. 

Out­door Team Retreats

  • Engage your col­leagues with an unpar­al­leled out­door expe­ri­ence at one of New York City’s most dynam­ic pub­lic destinations. 
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A unique and growing public destination with visitors from every zip code in New York City, Governors Island is uniquely positioned to engage all New Yorkers providing companies with unrivaled and innovative philanthropic and marketing opportunities. Governors Island leverages its expansive platform to develop bespoke partnership packages, in collaboration with you, highlighting our shared commitment to open space access, arts and culture, and the environment.

To get involved with a fast-growing and award-winning New York City destination, please contact corporate@friendsgi.org


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Give your employees the opportunity to donate their time while enjoying fresh air and spectacular views.

Let us curate your ideal volunteer day
Our team will work with you to design the perfect outing for your group, centered around a hands-on, team-building gardening project that will have a tangible impact on the Island’s landscapes.

With limited financial resources for gardening maintenance, we rely on volunteers to keep the Island’s landscapes lush and welcoming for all. Contributions for volunteer events are tax-deductible less the value of goods received, in accordance with New York State law. Book your volunteer day.



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Just eight minutes by ferry from lower Manhattan, Governors Island feels like a world away from the city with its lush landscapes, lively waterfront eateries and limitless outdoor recreation opportunities. At 172 acres (equivalent to 75 square city blocks), the Island offers expansive open space to gather safely.

We’ll take care of all the details for a perfect outing
Our team will work with you to design a customized outing for your group, giving you insider access to the Island's best features, like:

  • bikes for enjoying 7 miles of car-free paths
  • fully-catered picnic experience
  • customized tours
  • games and activities, like an Island-wide scavenger hunt

The Island is ideal for leadership trainings, corporate retreats, team-building exercises, company picnics and Holiday parties. Book your event today!



Learn More

To learn more about corporate retreats, volunteering or sponsorship opportunities on Governors Island, contact: corporate@friendsgi.org

Ensuring Visitor Safety
The Island is following all recommended health protocols including ensuring ferry safety with reduced capacity, advance ticketing, social distancing, and masks required onboard. Hand sanitizer and hand washing stations are available around the Island, and food and activity vendors are also following increased safety protocols and social distancing guidelines.

Flexible Event Cancellation Policy
Due to COVID-19, an adjusted cancellation fee policy is in effect for 2022 events. In case of cancellation as a result of government restrictions due to COVID-19 that would materially impact the event, all fees will be refunded.