Learn about the

Indianapolis Parks Foundation

The mission of Indianapolis Parks Foundation is to enhance the recreational, educational, and cultural life of the Indianapolis community by encouraging and soliciting support for the city's parks system. 

A not-for-profit organization, Indianapolis Parks Foundation:

  • Secures private funding to support our parks system
  • Helps Indy Parks and Recreation build a world-class parks system by providing funding for land acquisition, park programs, capital improvements, and maintenance
  • Advocates for quality parks and green space in Marion County

Since its inception in 1991, individuals, corporations, and foundations have contributed more than $40 million to help:

  • Build new parks
  • Maintain existing parks
  • Upgrade facilities
  • Provide support to numerous programs offered to children, families, and older adults.

For more information, contact Lori Hazlett, President: