Helping Cary Park District do more…
quality of life.
The Cary Park Foundation was established to help the Cary Park District provide the highest quality parks, recreation programs, facilities and services without impacting or increasing taxes.
The Foundation is structured to accept funding for either specific programs or general current project needs.
All donations are tax deductible as allowable by law.
Contributions can be made to:
Cary Park Foundation
c/o Cary Park District
255 Briargate Road Cary, IL 60013
Accomplishments to Date
- Over the past four years, the Foundation has awarded $14,700 in scholarships to twenty-eight students from Cary-Grove High School. These scholarships have helped these students with their post high school endeavors.
- The Foundation has accepted over $15,650 in donations to support various programs at for seniors. These donations have helped to make these programs more affordable and enjoyable by our “greatest generation” of Cary residents.
- In its mission to help the Cary Park District, the Foundation has donated $20,400 towards Sunburst Bay Aquatic Center to add power pedestals in the cabanas at the Center as well as contribute $15,000 towards the sand volleyball courts. The Foundation also contributed $2,200 to purchase power charging stations as part of the Lions & Kaper Park Revitalization Project.
- The Foundation sponsored the Pars Under the Stars event at Foxford Hills Golf Club last year raising almost $7,600.
Cary Park Foundation Scholarship
The Cary Park Foundation is pleased to announce that it will award a limited number of individual $600 scholarship(s) toward the future educational needs of students graduating high school in the spring of 2023 who plan on attending a college, junior or community college, university, or trade school in the fall of 2023, and who is a current or former employee or have significant volunteer experience with the Cary Park District. Submission deadline is Thursday, April 6, 2023. View the 2023 Cary Park Foundation Scholarship Application Packet
The Foundation Board will be developing a two year strategic plan for their activities. This plan will serve to align future activities and events with the larger purpose of the Foundation. As the Park District continues its implementation of its Comprehensive Master Plan Update 2016, the Foundation will focus on enhancing these projects and initiatives. For information on Foundation activities, please contact Dan Jones, Executive Director at 847.639.6100 or email@example.com.