Summit Metro Parks Your Back Yard for 95 Years
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SMP Foundation

Summit Metro Parks FoundationAbout the Foundation

The Summit Metro Parks Foundation is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization that was established in 1991 to further the goals and mission of Summit Metro Parks. The Foundation accepts gifts and grants to support the park district's charitable, educational and scientific initiatives.

Growing the Future

The Summit Metro Parks Foundation creates thriving parks that are a cornerstone of Summit County's quality of life.

The Foundation supports long-lasting and impactful initiatives and projects including  children’s education, sustaining our natural resources and trails, our Tree Trust program and the Summit Metro Parks Foundation Endowment.

Donate Online

Your gift to the Summit Metro Parks Foundation will build a stronger, more vibrant park district for the future.

The Summit Metro Parks Foundation Endowment Fund is held at the Akron Community Foundation. Gifts made online go directly to the endowment. Donations to the Summit Metro Parks Foundation may also be made by mail or in person.

Share Your Love of Summit Metro Parks!

For questions, information about gifts in honor or memorial, planned giving, or other ways to benefit Summit Metro Parks, please contact:

Jen M. Harvey, Fund Development Manager / Grant Writer
975 Treaty Line Rd., Akron, OH 44313
foundation@summitmetroparks.org
330-867-5511