The Crease Street Garden is maintained entirely by volunteers, and is managed by Friends of the Crease Street Garden, a 501(c)(3) Pennsylvania non-profit corporation.

The land on which the Garden is situated is privately owned, and is under a long term lease to the corporation. The Garden receives no governmental support, but rather meets its annual budget from donations from people like you, fundraising undertaken by the residents of Crease Street, as well as an occasional private grant and in kind raffle donations from various local businesses.

The operational budget for 2023 is as follows:

  • $400 – Liability Insurance
  • $100 – Plants
  • $400 – Maintenance Expenses (wood chips, mulch, tools, etc.)
  • $150 – Domain / Website Fees
  • $150 – Annual Filing Fees
  • $1,300 – Total

If you would like to donate, you can Venmo the Garden @creasestreetgarden

If you would like to make a personal check, please make checks payable to Friends of Crease Street Garden and mail to

c/o Friends of Crease Street Garden
1223 Crease Street
Philadelphia, PA 19125

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