Donate to the Williams Conservatory

Donate Your Time

Your help is always welcome!  We accept volunteers of all ages and experience levels. Contact us if you are interested in volunteering.

Two female volunteers creating succulent arrangements for a plant sale

Donate Your Finances

The Williams Conservatory is an invaluable resource for the University of Wyoming, grade schools, and the Laramie community. We provide tailored educational tours and hands-on experiences for students of all ages. Students are able to experience foreign plants that spark curiosity and a desire to learn.

We need your help!​ With looming budget cuts, the Williams Conservatory is now heavily responsible for raising operational funds through plant sales, workshops, and other events. Through your donations, we will be able to continuously improve our facility and develop interactive outreach activities for students and visitors.

Instructions for Online Donations to the UW Foundation

1.  Go to:

2.  Click on Give Online

3.  Under Gift Designation, Select Colleges .

4.  Then select College of Arts and Sciences

5.  Select Other Arts and Sciences Department and Continue

6. Then type in Louis and Terua Williams Conservatory

Thank you for your support!

Image of a Phalaenopsis orchid

Donate Your Unique Plants

We will accept donations of indoor and outdoor plants that are consistent with our Plant Acquisition Policy. The donation must fit within the scope and intent of our collection, as well as being in excellent condition with no disease or pest issues. The Conservatory Staff will make an assessment of each potential donation to determine suitability.

If you are interested in donating a plant, please contact the Conservatory Manager with the information listed below.

Please do not bring the plant to the Conservatory first. An assessment needs to be completed prior to exposing the rest of the collection to potential disease and insects.

  • Donor Name
  • Contact Information
  • Plant Name
  • Plant Size
  • Provenance (where the plant was acquired)
  • Condition of Plant
  • Estimated Age of Plant
  • History of Care (pruning, infestations, fertilization)
  • Photo of Plant
Contact Us

Williams Conservatory

1000 E. University Ave.

Laramie, WY 82071

Phone: 307-766-4336


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