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Donation Opportunities

Give a gift to your community that supports your legacy now and for future generations.


Your tax-deductible donation will help assure that our most precious natural resources are cared for and protected now and for future generations.
There are many ways to support your Dane County Parks:

Dane County Parks Enhancement Fund

Your gift can be made to specific areas or projects, or added to the general fund allowing us to use it where it is most needed.

Dane County Parks Volunteer Program

The over 4,000 Dane County Park volunteers play an integral role in the management of the county parks system. Donations will help pay for project planning, equipment, and supplies and materials used by the park volunteers. Projects include prairie, wetland and forest restoration, seed collections, invasive species removal and the building and maintaining of park trails and other recreational facilities.

Memorial or Tribute Gift

Honor a loved one with a memorial or tribute gift in their name. You may choose to plant a tree, prairie planting or make a lasting dedication with a recognition plaque on a bench, table or kiosk. 

Planned Legacy Gift

There are many ways to make a planned gift to Dane County Parks, including charitable bequests, gift annuities, life insurance, retirement plan assets, real estate or easements. Planned giving allows you to help protect our natural resources and influence how land will be used into the future. Please contact us at (608) 224-3730 to discuss your legacy gift.  

Friends of Dane County Parks Endowment Fund

The endowment was created to provide a permanent perpetual source of revenue and sustaining support to the Dane County Parks Friend's groups.
Learn more about the Friends of Dane County Parks Endowment Fund.

Your tax-deductible donation is greatly appreciated. 

Or mail your donation to:
Dane County Parks
5201 Fen Oak, Room 208
Madison, WI 53718

Thank you!