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The Greenwood Parks Foundation serves as the primary private fundraising body for the Greenwood Parks & Recreation Department. We are a 501(c)(3) organization and are grateful for the contributions of our generous donors who are committed to improving parks and recreational opportunities throughout Greenwood. We offer a variety of ways to donate and make an impact on our community. Donations to Greenwood Parks Foundation are tax exempt.

Click the plus icon to view ways to give to the Greenwood Parks Foundation.

Friends of the Parks

Thank you to our 2022 Friends of the Park.  Friends with an * by their name have are Founding Friends of the Parks and have achieved Friend of the Park status every year since our inception.  Friends of the Park are individuals who have donated $100 or more in a calendar year.  Thank you for your support!


Jason Treadway*

Beau Taylor*

Krista, Ryan, and Rory Taggart*

Adam Stone*

Laura Stone*

Joe and Janet Steinmetz*

Heather King*

Tim Schrader*

Angela Sparks


Paws for Parks

Meet Shadow our Founding Fur-friend! Our Paws for Parks Program provides an affordable option for your pet to help serve as an ambassador for the Greenwood Park Foundation.  A donation of $25 will result in your pet’s name being list on our Paws for Parks supporter list on our website as well as his or her photo showcased on our Facebook page.  We may also use your pet’s photo in other Park promotions!  Donations can also be made in memory of a deceased pet.  This is a great way to show your support for Greenwood’s parks and recreation amenities, including trails, dog parks, and greenspace and also to highlight your pet’s personality and cuteness with the community

To join the Paws for Parks program, please click the link below and donate $25 and then send an email to [email protected] with a copy of your pet’s photo, your pet’s name, and a short description of your pet to include in their Facebook post.

Financial Donation

We welcome financial donations of any size to help support Greenwood’s parks and recreational programming. Donors of $100 or more will be recognized as Friends of the Greenwood Parks Foundation on our website and receive early priority notice for Foundation events.

Tree Memorial Program

Plant a dedicated tree in memory of a loved one in one of Greenwood’s parks.

  • 4″ x 6″ bronze plaque (inlaid in concrete for placement)
  • 1.75-inch caliper tree planted in an approved location in Greenwood City Parks
  • You let us know what goes on the plaque and where you would like the tree, and we’ll handle the rest!

Cost: $600 (paid once plaque is received)

Time Frame:

  • Total time frame depends on the time of year.
  • Best time to plant a tree is fall or early spring.
  • Production time for the plaque takes 6-8 weeks.

Get started by contacting the Greenwood Parks Department below.

Bench Donation

Would you like to donate a bench in honor or in memory of someone special? Through an agreement with the Greenwood Parks & Recreation Department, a donation will result in a bench affixed with a memory plaque in honor or in memory of your special someone.

Become a Corporate Sponsor

Corporate sponsorships are key to the Foundation’s success in growing our parks and recreational opportunities. We offer sponsorship packages at a variety of levels with various methods of recognition and acknowledgement. Please contact us to learn more about this exciting opportunity for your business!

Thank you to our Fieldhouse Facility Sponsor!

Planned Giving

Would you like to remember Greenwood Parks in your will or as part of your estate to leave a lasting legacy in your community? We welcome the opportunity to discuss planned giving with you.