Affiliations and Ratings

Charity Research and Ratings

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Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden earned the GuideStar Exchange Seal with its demonstrated commitment to organizational and fiscal transparency. GuideStar is an online resource to review an organization's tax-exempt status is current as well as financials, program impact, leadership, governance policies and more. RSABG Nonprofit report on GuideStar




American Alliance of Museums

Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden is accredited by the American Alliance of Museums. Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden is a living plant musuem and American Alliance of Museums (AAM) accreditation widely recongnized seal of approval that brings national recognition to museums. RSABG was one of the first botanic gardens to be accredited by AAM and is one of only 24 botanical gardens accredited by the American Alliance of Museums (formerly American Association of Museums


American Public Gardens Association

Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden is a member of the American Public Gardens Assoication (APGA) The professional association for public gardens in North America seeks to advance public gardens as a force for postive change in their communities. RSABG has participated in APGA's National Public Gardens Day Free Admission Pass Program since inception.


Botanic Gardens Conservation International

BGCI U.S. works with over 100 member gardens and conservation organizations to raise awareness and scientific understanding of threatened plants in North America. The BGCI U.S. office is hosted at Chicago Botanic Garden and Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden, which boast world-class plant collections, education programs and plant conservation science and research programs.


Center for Plant Conservation

Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden is a participating institution with the Center for Plant Conservation (CPC). The CPC is a non-profit network of botanical institutions dedicated to conserving and restorning America's native plants. With headquarters located at the Missouri Botanical Garden in St. Louis, CPC is guided by a volunteer board of trustees and botanical experts.


Sustainable Claremont

Sustainable Claremont engages people in education and action to create a more sustainable community – environmentally, socially, and economically – in Claremont and beyond.


The Claremont Colleges

Home of the Claremont Graduate University Botany Department, Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden has been affilated with The Claremont Colleges since its move to Claremont from Santa Ana in 1951.


Claremont Chamber of Commerce

A member of the Claremont Chamber of Commerce, Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden supports the chamber's mission to promote the inter-relationship between the community and local businesses.