When you make a donation to the Palatine Parks Foundation, you are giving a lasting gift to the community. It is a wonderful way to give back to the community and help improve the parks and programs enjoyed by thousands each and every year. Help us help those in need and provide benefits for generations to come!

Donate to Palatine Park Foundation Scholarship Fund Online

Cash Donations

From individuals, groups, corporations, organizations and other foundations are accepted to provide scholarships to those in financial need and also meet our goals in all the giving opportunities available. All cash donations are tax deductible and identified donors will receive a written receipt.

Add donation to your registration fees

Either in person or on-line, there is an option on the park district program registration form to add any amount to your registration fees to assist in providing scholarships to individuals who cannot afford to participate in recreational programs. Consider doubling your registration fee to sponsor an individual to participate in the program.

Mail in or drop off donation

Donations are accepted at any time by mail or drop off at any registration site of the Palatine Park District. Mail your donation to Palatine Parks Foundation, c/o 250 E. Wood Street, Palatine, IL  60067. Also, you can view our printable brochure (have this as a link).

Matching Gift through your Company or Employer

Stretch and increase your donation dollars and impact by donating through a matching gift program where you work. Consult with your employer or contact the Foundation at


Looking for a way to honor lost love ones? Work with your local funeral home or set up through the foundation a designation for family and friends who are attending services to honor your love ones by asking them to donate to the Palatine Parks Foundation and leave a wonderful legacy and remembrance.

Legacy Plaza

The intent of the Legacy Plaza project is to generate a beautiful plaza within a park area to recognize individuals within the community in a serene setting that is attractive and useful for various gatherings. Legacy Plaza is an avenue to honor and memorialize individuals within the community in an esteemed beautiful setting. Learn More

Tree-mendous Program

Help us reforest the parks and golf course in Palatine by participating and donating to the TREE-MENDOUS campaign through the Palatine Park Foundation. All donations are tax deductible. The Emerald Ash Borer has devastated many parks in the community, as well as on the Palatine Hills Golf Course and the Park Foundation wants to green… Learn More

Friends Of The Park

Do not have the ability to donate money or personal assets? Then give the great donation of your time and become a Friend of the Parks! The Palatine Park Foundation works closely with the Palatine Park District and community. The park district offers opportunities for volunteers to help on projects, programs and events. Volunteer hours… Learn More

Partner Program

A partnership with the Palatine Park District provides an affordable and effective way to attain greater visibility, generate brand awareness, and impact the community. Whether it is by providing in-kind or food donations, goody bags, or monetary sponsorships we will help you find the best fit for your business. We serve everyone from children to… Learn More

Scholarship Fund

The Scholarship Fund is in place to assist Palatine Park District residents or groups who need assistance to participate in Palatine Park District activities. The Scholarship Fund provides financial assistance to Palatine Park District residents or groups in need. This fund has financially subsidized youth to participate in athletic, art, and academic programs (baseball, soccer,… Learn More

Living Tributes

Palatine Park District offers several options through Palatine Park Foundation for Living Tributes.  Palatine Park Foundation is a 501(c)(3), not-for-profit corporation and all donations received through the Foundation are fully tax deductible as a charitable contribution.  A Living Tribute can be purchased to honor the memory of a loved one or to commemorate one of… Learn More

Bequests, Wills, Trusts & Estates

Whether giving today, in memoriam or sometime in the future, leaving a true legacy is about giving back to others to enjoy the fruits of life that you have been able to enjoy! A bequest is a meaningful way to make a lasting gift and leave a positive and true legacy. The Palatine Park Foundation… Learn More

Amazon Smile

What is AmazonSmile? AmazonSmile is a simple and automatic way for you to support charitable organizations every time you shop, at no cost to you. When you shop at, you’ll find the exact same prices, selection, and shopping experience as, however, AmazonSmile will donate a portion of the purchase price to a charitable organization… Learn More