Imagine helping to send a child to camp for a week each summer. Or helping to plant trees in parks for future generations to enjoy. These and so many more needs can be supported through your gift. Gifts in all sizes can have a real impact on parks and programs; they ensure that high quality programs and open spaces will be here for future generations.

Make a Gift Online

It’s easy to make a donation!

Mail a Gift

Write a check, with a note indicating a specific purpose for your gift if you have one in mind, and mail it to:

Urbana Parks Foundation
303 W. University Ave.
Urbana, IL 61801

(Make your check out to Urbana Parks Foundation)

A thank you letter recognizing your support will be mailed to you upon receipt of your gift.

Other Ways to Donate

and trusts

Giving a gift of appreciated stocks and securities is an excellent way to support Urbana Parks. 


Workplace giving is an easy and effective way to support Urbana Parks. Whether you work for a private company or a public organization, you can use the ease and convenience of a payroll deduction to make your gift or have your employer match your charitable contributions.


There are many business benefits of sponsorship. UPF will work with your organization to create a sponsorship that will benefit your company and our parks community. For information please email or call (217) 367-1536.

Joseph C. Blair Society

Established in 2014, the Joseph C. Blair Society is an opportunity to honor individuals who have included UPF in their estate plans through a bequest or other planned gift.


Amazon donates 0.5% of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to UPF.

Schnuck’s Give Back Program

Register your “My Schnuck’s card” to help UPF earn up to 3% back from your purchase amounts.

If you wish to speak in person to an Urbana Parks Foundation Trustee or Urbana Park District staff member regarding a specific gift, please contact the Urbana Park District Development Manager by phone at (217) 367-1536 or by email at to obtain more information. We are happy to hear from you and share all the opportunities that we have for support.

UPF is a 501c(3) organization and contributions to it are tax-deductible to the extent permitted by law.

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