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Dane County Parks

Corporate Giving & Sponsorships

Dane County Parks offers several opportunities for corporate sponsors to support our park system. These offer an extraordinary return on investment while helping us provide more recreational opportunities and special events for our community. We invite you to explore the many ways to give. Naming rights expire after ten years.

 

Structures and Locations

Disc Golf Hole Sponsorship - $2,500 (limited number available)
Our disc golf courses draw in thousands of individuals each year and also host prestigious events with national and worldwide competitors.  Show your support by sponsoring a disc golf hole at the award-winning Vallarta-Ast 27-hole course at Token Creek County Park or the 18-hole course at Capital Springs Recreation Area which is laid out over rolling glacial drumlins and surrounded by picturesque prairie areas. Sponsorship includes a 6” x 6” engraved sponsor signs directly below the hole sign (photo) and a 6-foot portable victory bench with plaque.

New Shelter Construction - based on park system need (photo)
The Dane County Park System is growing and expanding and is sometimes in need of new park shelters. Show your support by helping us build a new shelter for community events and for friends and families to gather. Your sponsorship would be recognized by an on-site plaque. Contact our office to discuss options.

New Shade Structure Installation - based on park system need (photo)
Help us install a new shade structure at one of our popular disc golf courses or award-winning dog parks. Your sponsorship would be recognized by an on-site plaque. Contact our office to discuss options.

Dane County Parks Volunteer Program 
We depend on volunteers and friends groups to bring our parks to live. The volunteer program supports 19 friends groups and over 3,000 volunteers annually. Donations support project planning, equipment, volunteer training and supplies and materials.

 

Events

Barks for Parks Annual Fundraiser for Dane County Dog Parks – various levels
Dane County Parks created one of the first dog park programs in the nation. Today our seven dog parks are some of our most used and beloved parks welcoming more than 600,000 people per year.  Dane County Parks host an annual fundraiser to raise money for dog park upgrades and improvements. 

Friends Group Events
Dane County Parks depends on the help and support of volunteers to keep our park system beautiful. Individual volunteers and nineteen friends groups adopt specific parks, help advocate for park properties, fundraise, provide maintenance, and host a variety of public events. The dedication of these groups and individuals is what brings the parks to life.  With your support we can continue to make our great places even better. Consider sponsoring one of the great friends group events that happen throughout the year. Event examples include music festivals, trail runs, family events and more. 

Ways to Give

If you are interested in learning more about corporate giving and sponsorship opportunities in our park system, contact:

Darren Marsh, Dane County Parks Director
marsh@countyofdane.com 
(608) 224-3766