Membership

More than 1,500 members support the work of the Missouri Prairie Foundation through membership dues and other contributions. Members receive a subscription to the Missouri Prairie Journal, invitations to prairie hikes, campouts, tours, workshops and other events, as well as a share in prairie conservation. All funds are spent in support of our Missouri prairie legacy.

The Missouri Prairie Foundation is a 501(c)(3) organization and all donations are fully tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law. Donors receive acknowledgment letters of their gifts.

Download the MPF Membership Brochure

Crawford & Christisen Compass Society Member
– Annual Gift of $1,000 or More from lifetime members (cumulative or lump sum in a year)
– Membership (year gift is made) to Crawford & Christisen Compass Society and invitation to Society dinner
– Name or business listed in Crawford & Christisen Compass Society Member section in one Missouri Prairie Journal issue
$35 Regular Membership
$35 Regular Membership
– Name or business and gift level listed in the MPF Annual Report in the Missouri Prairie Journal
– Personal invitation to Annual Meeting and Evening on the Prairie in October
– Personal invitation to MPF Annual Dinner
– Receive the Missouri Prairie Journal for one year
– Receive discounts on Grow Native! workshops
35.00
$50 Friend Membership
$50 Friend Membership
– Name or business and gift level listed in the MPF Annual Report in the Missouri Prairie Journal
– Personal invitation to Annual Meeting and Evening on the Prairie in October
– Personal invitation to MPF Annual Dinner
– Receive the Missouri Prairie Journal for one year
– Receive discounts on Grow Native! workshops
50.00
$100 Supporting Membership
$100 Supporting Membership
– Name or business and gift level listed in the MPF Annual Report in the Missouri Prairie Journal
– Personal invitation to Annual Meeting and Evening on the Prairie in October
– Personal invitation to MPF Annual Dinner
– Receive the Missouri Prairie Journal for one year
– Receive discounts on Grow Native! workshops
100.00
$250 Contributing Membership
$250 Contributing Membership
– Name or business and gift level listed in the MPF Annual Report in the Missouri Prairie Journal
– Personal invitation to Annual Meeting and Evening on the Prairie in October
– Personal invitation to MPF Annual Dinner
– Receive the Missouri Prairie Journal for one year
– Receive discounts on Grow Native! workshops
– Personalized thank you from MPF President
250.00
$500 Sustaining Membership
$500 Sustaining Membership
– Name or business and gift level listed in the MPF Annual Report in the Missouri Prairie Journal
– Personal invitation to Annual Meeting and Evening on the Prairie in October
– Personal invitation to MPF Annual Dinner
– Receive the Missouri Prairie Journal for one year
– Receive discounts on Grow Native! workshops
500.00
$2,000 Lifetime Membership
Lifetime Membership
– Name or business and gift level listed in the MPF Annual Report in the Missouri Prairie Journal
– Personal invitation to Annual Meeting and Evening on the Prairie in October
– Personal invitation to MPF Annual Dinner
– Receive the Missouri Prairie Journal for one year
– Receive discounts on Grow Native! workshops
– Two complimentary admittances to MPF Annual Dinner
– Name or business listed in Lifetime Member section of one Missouri Prairie Journal issue annually
– Personalized thank you from MPF President
– Lifetime membership (includes the Missouri Prairie Journal for life)
2,000.00
$5,000 Silver Patron
$5,000 Silver Patron
– Name or business and gift level listed in the MPF Annual Report in the Missouri Prairie Journal
– Personal invitation to Annual Meeting and Evening on the Prairie in October
– Personal invitation to MPF Annual Dinner
– Receive discounts on Grow Native! workshops
– Two complimentary admittances to MPF annual dinner
– Name or business listed in Lifetime Member section of one Missouri Prairie Journal issue annually
– Personalized thank you from MPF President
– Lifetime membership (includes the Missouri Prairie Journal for life)
– Name or business of patron featured in slide during MPF lectures and workshops
– Name or business verbally acknowledged at two MPF events of patron’s choice
– Four complimentary tickets to ticketed MPF events of patron’s choice
– Personalized thank you from MPF President and Executive Director
– Lunch with MPF Leadership
– Copy of Save the Last Dance book on grassland grouse
– Private tour of MPF prairie and/or Grow Native! member site
5,000.00
$10,000 Gold Patron
$10,000 Gold Patron
– Name or business and gift level listed in the MPF Annual Report in the Missouri Prairie Journal
– Personal invitation to Annual Meeting and Evening on the Prairie in October
– Personal invitation to MPF Annual Dinner
– Receive discounts on Grow Native! workshops
– Two complimentary admittances to MPF annual dinner
– Name or business listed in Lifetime Member section of one Missouri Prairie Journal issue annually
– Personalized thank you from MPF President
– Lifetime membership (includes the Missouri Prairie Journal for life)
– Name or business of patron featured in slide during MPF lectures and workshops
– Name or business verbally acknowledged at two MPF events of patron’s choice
– Six complimentary tickets to ticketed MPF events of patron’s choice
– Personalized thank you from MPF President and Executive Director
– Lunch with MPF Leadership
– Copy of Save the Last Dance book on grassland grouse
– Private tour of MPF prairie and/or Grow Native! member site
10,000.00
$25,000 Blazingstar Champion
$25,000 Blazingstar Champion
– Name or business and gift level listed in the MPF Annual Report in the Missouri Prairie Journal
– Personal invitation to Annual Meeting and Evening on the Prairie in October
– Personal invitation to MPF Annual Dinner
– Receive discounts on Grow Native! workshops
– Name or business listed in Lifetime Member section of one Missouri Prairie Journal issue annually.
– Personalized thank you from MPF President
– Lifetime membership (includes the Missouri Prairie Journal for life)
– Name or business of patron featured in slide during MPF lectures and workshops
– Name or business verbally acknowledged at two MPF events of patron’s choice
– Four complimentary tickets to ticketed MPF events of patron’s choice
– Personalized thank you from MPF President and Executive Director
– Lunch with MPF Leadership
– Copy of Save the Last Dance book on grassland grouse
– Private tour of MPF prairie and/or Grow Native! member site
– Name or business verbally acknowledged at three MPF events of patron’s choice
– Six complimentary tickets to ticketed MPF events of patron’s choice

Choice of four Champion recognition offerings:
– Feature article in the Missouri Prairie Journal focusing on your donation and what it means for Missouri prairies and native grasslands.
– Website recognition with prominent display of your name or business logo and contribution; prominence in accordance with your gift level.
– Custom speaking engagement by Executive Director to the audience of your choice.
– Autographed copy of Save the Last Dance by Noppadol Paothong and Joel Vance
– Copy of Bringing Nature Home by Doug Tallamy or The Living Landscape by Rick Darke & Doug Tallamy or other book.
– Personalized tour of prairie or prairies of your choice within MPF’s prairie focus group.
– Native landscape design for a planting on your site.
– An exclusive evening on the prairie enjoying dinner and camping under the stars with music provided by nature.
– Name recognition or business logo on signage at plant sales.
– Name recognition or business logo on social media site.
– Complimentary registration for two to Grow Native! professional member conference.
– Complimentary entry to MPF Annual Dinner: entry for 8
25,000.00
$50,000 Monarch Champion
$50,000 Monarch Champion
– Name or business and gift level listed in the MPF Annual Report in the Missouri Prairie Journal
– Personal invitation to Annual Meeting and Evening on the Prairie in October
– Personal invitation to MPF Annual Dinner
– Receive discounts on Grow Native! workshops
– Name or business listed in Lifetime Member section of one Missouri Prairie Journal issue annually.
– Personalized thank you from MPF President
– Lifetime membership (includes the Missouri Prairie Journal for life)
– Name or business of patron featured in slide during MPF lectures and workshops
– Name or business verbally acknowledged at two MPF events of patron’s choice
– Four complimentary tickets to ticketed MPF events of patron’s choice
– Personalized thank you from MPF President and Executive Director
– Lunch with MPF Leadership
– Copy of Save the Last Dance book on grassland grouse
– Private tour of MPF prairie and/or Grow Native! member site
– Name or business verbally acknowledged at three MPF events of patron’s choice
– Six complimentary tickets to ticketed MPF events of patron’s choice

Choice of five Champion recognition offerings:
– Feature article in the Missouri Prairie Journal focusing on your donation and what it means for Missouri prairies and native grasslands.
– Website recognition with prominent display of your name or business logo and contribution; prominence in accordance with your gift level.
– Custom speaking engagement by Executive Director to the audience of your choice.
– Autographed copy of Save the Last Dance by Noppadol Paothong and Joel Vance
– Copy of Bringing Nature Home by Doug Tallamy or The Living Landscape by Rick Darke & Doug Tallamy or other book.
– Personalized tour of prairie or prairies of your choice within MPF’s prairie focus group.
– Native landscape design for a planting on your site.
– An exclusive evening on the prairie enjoying dinner and camping under the stars with music provided by nature.
– Name recognition or business logo on signage at plant sales.
– Name recognition or business logo on social media site.
– Complimentary registration for two to Grow Native! professional member conference.
– Complimentary entry to MPF Annual Dinner: entry for 10
50,000.00
$100,000 Sunflower Champion
$100,000 Sunflower Champion
– Name or business and gift level listed in the MPF Annual Report in the Missouri Prairie Journal
– Personal invitation to Annual Meeting and Evening on the Prairie in October
– Personal invitation to MPF Annual Dinner
– Receive discounts on Grow Native! workshops
– Name or business listed in Lifetime Member section of one Missouri Prairie Journal issue annually.
– Personalized thank you from MPF President
– Lifetime membership (includes the Missouri Prairie Journal for life)
– Name or business of patron featured in slide during MPF lectures and workshops
– Name or business verbally acknowledged at two MPF events of patron’s choice
– Four complimentary tickets to ticketed MPF events of patron’s choice
– Personalized thank you from MPF President and Executive Director
– Lunch with MPF Leadership
– Copy of Save the Last Dance book on grassland grouse
– Private tour of MPF prairie and/or Grow Native! member site
– Name or business verbally acknowledged at three MPF events of patron’s choice
– Six complimentary tickets to ticketed MPF events of patron’s choice

Choice of six Champion recognition offerings:
– Feature article in the Missouri Prairie Journal focusing on your donation and what it means for Missouri prairies and native grasslands.
– Website recognition with prominent display of your name or business logo and contribution; prominence in accordance with your gift level.
– Custom speaking engagement by Executive Director to the audience of your choice.
– Autographed copy of Save the Last Dance by Noppadol Paothong and Joel Vance
– Copy of Bringing Nature Home by Doug Tallamy or The Living Landscape by Rick Darke & Doug Tallamy or other book.
– Personalized tour of prairie or prairies of your choice within MPF’s prairie focus group.
– Native landscape design for a planting on your site.
– An exclusive evening on the prairie enjoying dinner and camping under the stars with music provided by nature.
– Name recognition or business logo on signage at plant sales.
– Name recognition or business logo on social media site.
– Complimentary registration for two to Grow Native! professional member conference.
– Complimentary entry to MPF Annual Dinner: entry for 12
100,000.00
$250,000 Prairie-Chicken Champion
$250,000 Prairie-Chicken Champion
– Name or business and gift level listed in the MPF Annual Report in the Missouri Prairie Journal
– Personal invitation to Annual Meeting and Evening on the Prairie in October
– Personal invitation to MPF Annual Dinner
– Receive discounts on Grow Native! workshops
– Name or business listed in Lifetime Member section of one Missouri Prairie Journal issue annually.
– Personalized thank you from MPF President
– Lifetime membership (includes the Missouri Prairie Journal for life)
– Name or business of patron featured in slide during MPF lectures and workshops
– Name or business verbally acknowledged at two MPF events of patron’s choice
– Four complimentary tickets to ticketed MPF events of patron’s choice
– Personalized thank you from MPF President and Executive Director
– Lunch with MPF Leadership
– Copy of Save the Last Dance book on grassland grouse
– Private tour of MPF prairie and/or Grow Native! member site
– Name or business verbally acknowledged at three MPF events of patron’s choice
– Six complimentary tickets to ticketed MPF events of patron’s choice

Choice of seven Champion recognition offerings:
– Feature article in the Missouri Prairie Journal focusing on your donation and what it means for Missouri prairies and native grasslands.
– Website recognition with prominent display of your name or business logo and contribution; prominence in accordance with your gift level.
– Custom speaking engagement by Executive Director to the audience of your choice.
– Autographed copy of Save the Last Dance by Noppadol Paothong and Joel Vance
– Copy of Bringing Nature Home by Doug Tallamy or The Living Landscape by Rick Darke & Doug Tallamy or other book.
– Personalized tour of prairie or prairies of your choice within MPF’s prairie focus group.
– Native landscape design for a planting on your site.
– An exclusive evening on the prairie enjoying dinner and camping under the stars with music provided by nature.
– Name recognition or business logo on signage at plant sales.
– Name recognition or business logo on social media site.
– Complimentary registration for two to Grow Native! professional member conference.
– Complimentary entry to MPF Annual Dinner: entry for 14
250,000.00
$500,000 Big Bluestem Champion
$500,000 Big Bluestem Champion
– Name or business and gift level listed in the MPF Annual Report in the Missouri Prairie Journal
– Personal invitation to Annual Meeting and Evening on the Prairie in October
– Personal invitation to MPF Annual Dinner
– Receive discounts on Grow Native! workshops
– Name or business listed in Lifetime Member section of one Missouri Prairie Journal issue annually.
– Personalized thank you from MPF President
– Lifetime membership (includes the Missouri Prairie Journal for life)
– Name or business of patron featured in slide during MPF lectures and workshops
– Name or business verbally acknowledged at two MPF events of patron’s choice
– Four complimentary tickets to ticketed MPF events of patron’s choice
– Personalized thank you from MPF President and Executive Director
– Lunch with MPF Leadership
– Copy of Save the Last Dance book on grassland grouse
– Private tour of MPF prairie and/or Grow Native! member site
– Name or business verbally acknowledged at three MPF events of patron’s choice
– Six complimentary tickets to ticketed MPF events of patron’s choice

Choice of eight Champion recognition offerings:
– Feature article in the Missouri Prairie Journal focusing on your donation and what it means for Missouri prairies and native grasslands.
– Website recognition with prominent display of your name or business logo and contribution; prominence in accordance with your gift level.
– Custom speaking engagement by Executive Director to the audience of your choice.
– Autographed copy of Save the Last Dance by Noppadol Paothong and Joel Vance
– Copy of Bringing Nature Home by Doug Tallamy or The Living Landscape by Rick Darke & Doug Tallamy or other book.
– Personalized tour of prairie or prairies of your choice within MPF’s prairie focus group.
– Native landscape design for a planting on your site.
– An exclusive evening on the prairie enjoying dinner and camping under the stars with music provided by nature.
– Name recognition or business logo on signage at plant sales.
– Name recognition or business logo on social media site.
– Complimentary registration for two to Grow Native! professional member conference.
– Complimentary entry to MPF Annual Dinner: entry for 16
500,000.00
$1 Million Prairies Now and Forever Champion
$1 Million Prairies Now and Forever Champion
– Name or business and gift level listed in the MPF Annual Report in the Missouri Prairie Journal
– Personal invitation to Annual Meeting and Evening on the Prairie in October
– Personal invitation to MPF Annual Dinner
– Receive discounts on Grow Native! workshops
– Name or business listed in Lifetime Member section of one Missouri Prairie Journal issue annually.
– Personalized thank you from MPF President
– Lifetime membership (includes the Missouri Prairie Journal for life)
– Name or business of patron featured in slide during MPF lectures and workshops
– Name or business verbally acknowledged at two MPF events of patron’s choice
– Four complimentary tickets to ticketed MPF events of patron’s choice
– Personalized thank you from MPF President and Executive Director
– Lunch with MPF Leadership
– Copy of Save the Last Dance book on grassland grouse
– Private tour of MPF prairie and/or Grow Native! member site
– Name or business verbally acknowledged at three MPF events of patron’s choice
– Six complimentary tickets to ticketed MPF events of patron’s choice

Choice of any/all Champion recognition offerings:
– Feature article in the Missouri Prairie Journal focusing on your donation and what it means for Missouri prairies and native grasslands.
– Website recognition with prominent display of your name or business logo and contribution; prominence in accordance with your gift level.
– Custom speaking engagement by Executive Director to the audience of your choice.
– Autographed copy of Save the Last Dance by Noppadol Paothong and Joel Vance
– Copy of Bringing Nature Home by Doug Tallamy or The Living Landscape by Rick Darke & Doug Tallamy or other book.
– Personalized tour of prairie or prairies of your choice within MPF’s prairie focus group.
– Native landscape design for a planting on your site.
– An exclusive evening on the prairie enjoying dinner and camping under the stars with music provided by nature.
– Name recognition or business logo on signage at plant sales.
– Name recognition or business logo on social media site.
– Complimentary registration for two to Grow Native! professional member conference.
– Complimentary entry to MPF Annual Dinner: entry for 20.
1,000,000.00