The results of philanthropy are always beyond calculation. - Miriam Beard
Ways to Donate...
There are many ways for donors to support the Miami County Park District with charitable contributions that will support your parks, our educational or public programs, as well as conservation initiatives.
Become a Friend
The Friends of the Miami County Park District fund was established in 2010 to provide funding for park district projects and programming. All Friends Fund donations are made to The Troy Foundation which manages the endowment fund for the Park District. Donations are tax deductible to the allowable extent of the law. Your tax-deductible Friends of the Miami County Park District sponsorship will help assist with funding for capital projects, program development, outreach, advocacy, and the continued protection of natural resources in Miami County. You can become a friend by completing this simple form and mail it in with payment or pay by credit card online by following this link to The Troy Foundation website. Be sure to select Friends of the Miami County Park District Fund when making your donation
Commemorate a special occasion, remember a loved one, or simply reflect your love of nature when you sponsor a paver in one of our park recognition areas.
Dr. Paul & Tanya Kroger Legacy Grove- Charleston Falls Preserve:
The Legacy Grove is located near the main trail head at Charleston Falls Preserve. The recognition walkway is located within the Legacy Grove. This area is a peaceful place for loved ones to be honored.
Hobart Urban Nature Preserve Recognition Area:
The recognition area at Hobart Urban Nature Preserve is located in an easily accessible area near the beginning of the main trial in this beautiful urban park in the heart of Troy.
Purchasing a recognition paver is easy! Simply complete this form and mail it in with payment or to pay by credit card online follow this link to The Troy Foundation website. Be sure to select Friends of the Miami County Park District Fund when making your donation.
Dedicate a Bench
Honor a loved one or commemorate a special day with a unique and lasting gift at your favorite Miami County Park District park by purchasing a dedication bench. Benches can be donated for 12 of your 15 parks. Purchasing a dedication bench is easy, simply complete this form and mail it in with payment or to pay be credit card online follow this link to The Troy Foundation website. Be sure to select Friends of the Miami County Park District Fund when making your donation. The Park District staff will work with you directly on choosing a bench location.
Do you have a passion for cycling? The Miami County Park District manages 12.5 miles of the Great Miami River Recreational Trail in Miami County. The Barbara Sharkey-Shook Bikeway Enhancement Fund is an ideal way for individuals and groups to help beautify the bikeway. This fund was inspired by Barbara's love of nature and passion for wildlife. Donations help support the continued enhancement of the bikeway though wildlife habitat enhancement, interpretive signage, and benches. If interested in contributing to this fund you can go to The Troy Foundation website to make your contribution with a credit card. Just be sure to select the Barbara Sharkey-Shook Bikeway Enhancement Fund when donating.
Property & Historic Artifacts
If you would like to donate property for conservation purposes or objects that have historic value relative to the Park District and would like to learn more please contact our main office at 937-335-6273.