MRPA Foundation - Bridging the Past to Our Future

About the Foundation

Established in 2002, the Michigan Recreation and Park Association Foundation provides financial support to people and programs that work to enrich the health and well-being of all Michigan citizens through increased access to recreation and outdoor experiences. In addition, the Foundation supports ongoing professional development opportunities and recognition of parks and recreation practitioners. 

Foundation Mission

The Foundation is committed to enhancing quality of life for all people by supporting community enrichments, research, advocacy, natural resources, and professional development of parks and recreation professionals, students, and citizen advocates.

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mParks Foundation

Mailing: P.O. Box 27609, Lansing, MI 48909-0609 | 517-485-9888 | Fax: 517-485-7932