An investment in Scouting is an investment in America’s future. Your support of Scouting will provide character development, citizenship, training, and leadership experiences to the youth in our community. Explore all of the ways you and your fellow community members can support the mission of Garden State Council and invest in Scouting throughout South Jersey.

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A recognition authorized by the National Council, BSA, and presented by the Garden State Council for individuals and chartered units who contribute $1,000 or more in cash or securities to the Garden State Council James E. West Fellowship fund, separate from FOS contributions.

Friends of Scouting

Give an annual gift to support the Council’s mission, which keeps Scouting the most cost-effective, comprehensive youth development program on the planet. Click through to see the latest Council-branded gear, which could include patches, magnets, fleece jackets, and more, available at each pledge level.

Preserve your legacy, celebrate your experience and help build a foundation. A personalized Legacy Brick is a fantastic way to honor the dedication of Scouters like you or your loved ones. Click through to see how the bricks are artfully arranged at our Service Center.

Green Thumb Partners

The Green Thumb Partners program offers a mutually beneficial digital partnership between your Company and the Garden State Council, BSA, focused on cross-promotion and the sponsorship of Scouting events.

Preview each of these opportunities in one place
in our donation portal.

Major Events

Garden State Council is pleased to host a series of events that seek to celebrate local citizens whose lives and works are in line with the ideals of the Scout oath and law. We also host an annual shooting sports event, a golf outing, and more!

Everyday Support

These programs offer support to non-profits like Garden State Council, and often require little to no change in the way you go about your daily life. See how small changes can have a large impact!

Facebook Fundraisers

Use your social network to raise funds for Scouting in South Jersey! When you start with Garden State Council's unique fundraising link, you can customize a fundraiser! Whether you honor your Eagle Scout, memorialize a former Scout volunteer, or simply believe in the mission of Scouting, a Facebook fundraiser is an easy way to show your support.

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Have you tried Xspero yet? The Xspero app helps you donate to us while shopping at your favorite stores and restaurants! Use the Xspero app to shop participating, local merchants. if you select Garden State Council, BSA, as your preferred nonprofit, 20% of every digital certificate will be donated to the Council at no extra cost to you. Download the Xspero app today from your smart phone’s app store. Watch this video to learn more about Xspero!