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.
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.
What we do:
- Invest in universally accessible equipment, programs and services for parks and recreation in the State of Michigan
- Support Students & Future Professionals through Scholarships and Annual mParks Conference Funding
- Financial Support of mParks
- Financial Support of mParks Members & their Communities