Patrons and Champions

If you wish to become a Missouri Prairie Foundation Patron or Champion, please send your check along with your address and how you want your name(s) to appear in our membership database to:

Missouri Prairie Foundation
c/o Bank of Missouri
P.O. Box 856
Mexico, MO 65265-0856

For more information, please call Carol Davit at 573-356-7828.

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.


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

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$2,000 Lifetime Member Benefits:

– 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 and two complimentary admittances to all Annual Dinners
– Receive the Missouri Prairie Journal for one year 
– 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)

$5,000 Silver Patron Benefits:

– 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, and four complimentary admittances
– 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 
– 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 Gold Patron Benefits:

– 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, and six complimentary admittances
– 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 
– 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

$25,000 Blazingstar Champion Benefits:

– 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, and eight complimentary admittances
– 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 
– 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 

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. 

$50,000 Monarch Champion Benefits:

– 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 and ten complimentary admittances
– 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 
– 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 

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. 

$100,000 Sunflower Champion Benefits:

– 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 and complimentary admittance for 12
– 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 
– 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 

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. 

$250,000 Prairie-Chicken Champion Benefits:

– 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 and complimentary admittance for 14
– 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 
– 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 

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. 

$500,000 Big Bluestem Champion Benefits:

– 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 and complimentary admittance for 16
– 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 
– 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 


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. 

$1 Million Prairies Now and Forever Benefits:

– 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 and complimentary admittance for 20
– 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
– 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

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.