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How to make a donation to Parks

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Are you interested in supporting City parks? We accept donations online and by check:


Learn more about donations

Your tax-deductible donation can be targeted for a specific purpose, like sponsoring an event or program, or a general donation. Some of our programs include:

  • ParkARTS
  • recreation and sports programs
  • Boston Park Rangers
  • historic parks, and
  • beautification of specific parks.

Please call us at 617-635-4032 if you want to learn more about these and other specific donations.


Make an online donation

You can make an online donation through PayPal. You can pay by credit card, with your bank account, or through your PayPal account.


Can't donate online? You can write us a check

We take checks made payable to The Fund for Parks and Recreation. You can mail your check, or drop it off in person, to:

Boston Parks and Recreation Department
1010 Massachusetts Ave., 3rd Floor
Boston, MA 02118
Office hours: Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

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