You can help us in our mission to enrich lives by providing meaningful experiences through programs, parks, and facilities. Consider making a donation to our scholarship fund, supporting the Park Foundation of Oak Park, or adopting a tree through the Memorial Trust Program. View the full list of options below.

Thank you for supporting the Park District of Oak Park!


The Park District of Oak Park is dedicated to serving the parks and recreational needs of all Oak Park residents. Scholarship funds are available to assist low-income individuals and families who choose to participate in Park District of Oak Park programs. The majority of these funds are provided by the Park District of Oak Park as well as funding from the Oak Park Township. Help support our program by making a donation online.

Parks Foundation of Oak Park

The mission of the Parks Foundation of Oak Park, established in June 2012, is to collaborate with residents, community groups, and partner organizations to support exceptional and extraordinary projects that enhance our parks and community life. The Parks Foundation is a community-led, independent nonprofit organization. To make a donation or to learn more about the Park Foundation please visit their website at www.parksfoundationop.org.

Memorial Trust Fund

Looking for a unique way to commemorate a birth, celebrate a special occasion, or remember a friend or loved one? Honor these special people and events by adopting a tree and purchasing a personalized plaque for the base of the tree or purchasing a park bench or other park amenity at one of the many Park District park sites. Visit the Memorial Trust page to learn more.

Daffodil Memorials

Donate a gift to have spring bulbs planted in someone’s honor or memory at Austin Gardens, Scoville Park, or Oak Park Conservatory. This is an incredible way to honor, celebrate, and remember loved ones while help our gardens grow. Learn more and donate here.

Advertising & Sponsorship

Reach thousands of potential customers through advertising and sponsorship opportunities at the Park District of Oak Park!  From big to small, there’s an option  to meet your business’ needs.  Visit the Advertising and Sponsorship page for more info or contact Ann Marie Buczek, Communications & Community Engagement Manager.

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