“The Island is Detroit’s jewel, the pride of her inhabitants and the admiration of her visitors.”

We cordially invite you to become a founding member of the Belle Isle Giving Society by making an annual contribution. Inspired by Belle Isle’s iconic bridges, each level of the Giving Society provides unique benefits.


Invitation to an exclusive cocktail hour with the President and Board of the Belle Isle Conservancy.


Invitation to a private tour of the Belle Isle Aquarium, plus above benefits


Invitation to a whiskey and wine tasting in the infamous Belle Isle Aquarium speakeasy, plus above benefits.

MacARTHUR BRIDGE ($10,000)

A one-of-a-kind Belle Isle gift and personalized recognition opportunities, plus above benefits.

PHOENIX ($25,000+)

In this extraordinary time of need, this temporary Giving Society level is for champions of Belle Isle to be remembered by future generations. Inspired by Detroit’s motto: “We hope for better things; it shall arise from the ashes,” Phoenix-level members will receive prominent recognition, plus above benefits.

Checks payable to the Belle Isle Conservancy  can be mailed to: 300 River Place, Ste 2800, Detroit, MI 48207

The Belle Isle Conservancy graciously accepts stock or bond transfers, donor-advised fund contributions, and other legacy contributions. Please email to discuss your options

For additional assistance, contact us at 313.331.7760 or

Belle Isle Giving Society

Founding Members

Phoenix ($25,000+)

Jon Cotton

Sarah and Tony Earley

Peter and Carol Walters

MacArthur Bridge ($10,000)

Terence and Jennifer Adderley Fund

Daniel and Amy T. Loepp

Queen's Bridge ($5,000)

Joanne and Richard Brodie

Jana K. and Stephen Brownell

Pastor Solomon Kinloch

Central Ave ($2,500)

Beverly Hall Burns

Bob and Sandy Riney

Janice Ross

Nancy Salden

Nancy and Steve Vella

Corey and Tabice Ward

Inselruhe Bridge ($1,000)

Kate and Dave Andrea

Jean L. Azar

Kate Beebe

John and Joanne Carter

Jane Cracchiolo

Marjorie DeCapite

Brian Decker

Eugene and Elaine Driker

Deborah Eagle

Janice Ellison

The Elmira Rhein Family Foundation

Roger Garrett

Cynthia and David Hempstead

Hillegonds Family Fund

Joseph and Jean Hudson

Judy and Frank Jonna

Mary Kramer

Bill Kolb

Donald and Mary Kosch

Bonnie Larson

Louisa St. Clair Chapter, National Society Daughters of the American Revolution

Priscilla Mead and Charles Edwards

Eugene A Miller & Lois A. Miller Fund

Sean and Christa Moran

David and Barbara Osher

Schlichting Theisen Fund

Lorna and Jud Utley

Gabriel Valle and Elizabeth Holowinski

Ethan Vinson and Kathie House

Gail Warden

Kimberly Zielke

Belle Isle Conservancy | 300 River Place Drive, Suite 2800, Detroit, MI 48207 | 313.331.7760 |

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