A Kalamazoo Nature Center Non-Profit Membership allows organizations to enrich the daily lives of their program participants with a cost-effective option for visiting KNC. Admission under this membership is for program staff, program participants, and program volunteers. Complete the application and provide a copy of the organization’s tax-exempt status to enroll.

The Non-Profit Membership is offered to non-profit organizations. It is not intended for public and private schools or organizations serving school children. Visit the Education page for details on school visits >

A KNC Non-Profit Membership is $200.00

Purchase a Non-Profit Membership
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Benefits of Membership

  • Free admission for up to a combined total of 10 staff, participants, and volunteers per visit.


The following benefits are for the Non-profit Organization only:

  • Quarterly newsletter, Nature Center News
  • KNC’s regular Enewsletter
  • Recognition in the Annual Report
  • Recognition on KNC’s website
  • 10% facility rental discount

KNC Non-Profit Membership Guidelines:

  • Program participants must be accompanied by program staff or volunteers. Check in with a membership card at the Welcome Station or Guest Services desk at each visit.
  • Two membership cards will be provided. Additional membership cards are $25 each
  • Visitors must stay on the trails to avoid damaging sensitive habitat areas. Do not pick or remove any kind of plant-life.
  • Membership benefits apply exclusively to program staff, program participants, and program volunteers located at a single mailing address. Please purchase a separate membership for each facility within an organization.
  • Non-profit membership is not for personal use. Using or sharing this membership with employees or family is prohibited.
  • If the total number of program staff, participants, and volunteers exceeds ten (10) in a single visit, the organization will pay for additional admissions.
  • Non-compliance with these guidelines may result in forfeiture of the annual membership fee and future privileges.