To help slow the spread of COVID-19, Governors Island’s 2020 public opening has been delayed. Learn more about our COVID-19 response.

Love Governors Island?

There are so many ways to get involved:

Join Us

Become a Governors Island member! Get great perks like free ferry access, discounts at on-Island vendors, invites to members-only events and more. With your support we can reach more New Yorkers with enhanced visitor services, expanded access and more free public programming. Join today!

Stay in Touch

Sign up for our newsletter at the bottom of this page, and always be up-to-date on the latest Island happenings.

Connect with us

Follow us on Twitter and Instagram, and like us on Facebook. You can even follow the adventures of the Island’s working dog, Max, on Instagram.

Volunteer with us

Our amazing volunteers improve the Island experience for everyone! Whether it’s maintaining our landscapes or welcoming visitors, there are many ways to lend a hand.

Make a donation

We rely on private contributions to keep the Island beautiful and welcoming for all. Your gift will help fund essential programs, supplies and amenities.

This year, for the very first time, you can adopt a piece of Governors Island!

Become a Corporate Member

Corporations enjoy special insider benefits, including the opportunity to host custom volunteer projects on the Island. Bring your team and spend a rewarding day digging in the dirt!