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We can help you help Missouri State Parks

Be part of our mission to create and sustain an outstanding collection of scenic parks and recreation areas by exploring our variety of giving options. Missouri State Parks Foundation is a IRS-qualified 501(c)3 organization and we often work with donors to help them maximize the tax benefits of their contributions. 

Our EIN is 43-1940611 and you can find our GuideStar profile here

 

Donations may be made online or may be mailed to:

 

Missouri State Parks Foundation

P.O. Box 1002

Columbia, MO 65205

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Types of Giving

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Directed Donation

Rock Island Trail State Park

Developing a 144.3 mile section of the former Chicago, Rock Island, and Pacific Railroad that runs from Windsor to Beaufort for the purposes of making it a trail.

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Directed Donation

Don Robinson State Park

The Foundation is accepting donations to support the renovation of Don Robinson's home into a  visitor center. 

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General Donation

Support All State Parks

By making a general donation to All State Parks, you are supporting needs as they arise at State Park and Historic Sites across the state. Many projects wouldn't be possible without the support of our donors. 

4

Memorial & Tribute Gifts

A gift made in memory of a person or in honor of an individual or an event — such as an anniversary or birthday — is a meaningful way to provide an enduring tribute to someone or something important in your life

5

Land Gifts

Interested in making a Land Gift? The foundation has worked with several land donors in past who wish to make a donation of land to Missouri State Parks. Contact us to learn more about making a land gift.

6

Legacy Gifts

Sometimes generally referred to as “planned giving,” this is a donation made by an individual through a will or other formal designation. Contact us for  information about making a legacy gift

7

Directed Donation 

Route 66 State Park

The foundation has partnered with a number of non-profit organizations and state and local agencies to restore the historic bridge spanning the Meramec River at Route 66 State Park in Eureka. 

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Directed Donation 

Bennett Spring State Park

Bennett Spring State Park will celebrate it's 100th anniversary in 2024! The foundation is raising funds for a new shelter at the park.

9

Directed Donation

Harry S Truman Birthplace State Historic Site

The foundation is working to raise funds for a new shelter/restroom facility at this site. 

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Directed Donation

Park Accessibility 

Beach Chairs are a wonderful addition to Missouri's State Parks and Historic Sites that ensure everyone can enjoy Missouri's most beautiful beach spaces. 

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Directed Donation

to a Project or Park not listed

Do you wish to make a monetary donation to a State Park or Historic Site that is not listed? Or to a specific project within a State Park or Historic Site? If so,  use this form to direct your donation. 

Get Involved
Rock Island State Park

The Rock Island Trail State Park will traverse 23 towns, providing a safe, non-motorized path to school, work, stores and restaurants within each town and from town to town.

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Major Gifts

Opportunities exist to name bridges, tunnels, sections of trails, trailhead depots and historic locations. Contact us below to discuss opportunities that are right for you.

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Presentations & Meetings

Contact us to set up a presentation by a  member of our Development Committee or staff.  Media inquiries are welcome. 

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In-Kind Gifts

Initial work will include security, fencing, signage and more.  We will need two trucks for park rangers and contributions of services and materials,  Can you help? Contact us below to discuss opportunities that are right for you.

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Follow & Share

Stay up to date on this project and others by following us on Social Media. Share posts and help spread the word.

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Matching Gifts

Gifts are needed at all levels.  Interested in creating a matching gifts program? We're glad to discuss options and promotions.  

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Learn More

To learn more about the Rock Island State Park project visit:

Get Involved
Route 66 State Park

The historic Route 66 Meramec River Bridge is a missing link that will provide access to rivers, trails, parks, and communities. Join us in reviving this historic structure and connecting to a vibrant future!

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Major Gifts

Opportunities exist to name benches,  bike racks, and historic locations. Contact us below to discuss opportunities that are right for you.

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Presentations & Meetings

Contact us below to set up a presentation by a member of our staff.  Media inquiries are welcome. 

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In-Kind Gifts

Initial work will include security, fencing, signage and other work. Can you help? Contact us below to discuss opportunities that are right for you.

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Follow & Share

Stay up to date on this project and others by following us on Social Media. Share posts and help spread the word.

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Matching Gifts

Gifts are needed at all levels.  Interested in creating a matching gifts program? We're glad to discuss options and promotions.  

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Learn More

To learn more about the Route 66 State Park Bridge  project visit:

Get Involved
All State Parks

Donate to support important projects in State Parks and Historic Sites all across the state.

General Guidelines for Gift Acceptance

Five (5) percent of each restricted gift will be used to fund the core operations which make restricted programs possible.

For more information about our gift acceptance guidelines, please click here.

Thank you for your support!

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